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There are 4 ways to get from Taipei to Hualien (Station) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Hualien 801 / ...

$9 - $16

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Bus, train  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Luodong Station 1917 / ...
  2. Take the train from Luodong to Hualien 801 / ...

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Taipei to Hualien (Station) 113.2 miles

$14 - $21

Fly  •  2h 48m

  1. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Hualien (HUN) TSA - HUN

$77 - $134

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The cheapest way to get from Taipei to Hualien (Station) is to bus and train which costs $9 - $14 and takes 3h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Taipei to Hualien (Station) is to train which costs $9 - $16 and takes 2h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taipei and arriving at Hualien. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Taipei and Hualien (Station) is 118 km. The road distance is 181.2 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Hualien (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs $9 - $16.

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The train from Taipei to Hualien takes 2h 12m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Taipei to Hualien (Station) train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Taipei station.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Hualien (Station) is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs $9 - $16. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $75 - $140 and takes 2h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Taipei Songshan Airport to Hualien Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Taipei to Hualien (Station) train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Hualien station.

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Map of how to get from Taipei to Hualien (Station).
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  • Distance: 73.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Taipei, Taiwan and Hualien (Station), Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taipei to Hualien (Station) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2h 12m. Alternatively, Uni Airways flies from Taipei to Hualien (Station) twice daily.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Hualien
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taipei to Hualien
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Luodong to Hualien
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Kamalan Bus Inc.
Website
kamalan.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Luodong Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
kamalan.com.tw

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Yes, the driving distance between Taipei to Hualien (Station) is 181 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Taipei to Hualien (Station).

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Uni Airways offers flights from Taipei Songshan Airport to Hualien Airport.

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There are 1134+ hotels available in Hualien (Station). Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Taipei Songshan Airport is to Taipei Metro which takes 3m and costs $2.

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