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There are 5 ways to get from Taipei to Nantou by train, bus or car

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Train, line 151 bus, line 6871 bus  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung
  2. Take the line 151 bus from HSR Taichung Station(Platform 14) to T.P.C.C. 151
  3. Take the line 6871 bus from Taiwan Provincial Consultative Council to Nantou

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Bus  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Nantou Station 1831 / ...

3 alternative options

Bus via Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Taichung Station 1619 / ...

Train, line 6871 bus  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung 山線
  2. Take the line 6871 bus from Taichung Station to Nantou 6871

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Taipei to Nantou 195.4 km

Taipei to Nantou by train and bus

80 Weekly Services
2h 33m Average Duration
$25 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taipei to Nantou is to bus which costs $10 - $17 and takes 4h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Taipei to Nantou is to drive which takes 2h 8m and costs $15 - $22.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taipei Station station and arriving at Nantou Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Taipei and Nantou is 153 km. The road distance is 195.4 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Nantou without a car is to train and line 151 bus and line 6871 bus which takes 2h 33m and costs $24 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Taipei to Nantou, including transfers.

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Taipei to Nantou bus services, operated by U Bus, depart from Taipei Station.

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Taipei to Nantou bus services, operated by U Bus, arrive at Taichung Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taipei to Nantou is 195 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Taipei to Nantou.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Nantou. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 153.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 33m

What companies run services between Taipei, Taiwan and Nantou, Taiwan?

U Bus operates a bus from Taipei Station to Taichung Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
en.thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taipei to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
en.thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$21 - $25
Standard
$22 - $26
Business
$43
Taiwan Railway
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from HSR Taichung Station(Platform 14) to T.P.C.C.
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Book at
ordertickets.ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Nantou Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Book at
ordertickets.ubus.com.tw
Yuanlin Bus
Website
ylbus.com.tw
Bus from Taiwan Provincial Consultative Council to Nantou
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ylbus.com.tw
Kuo-Kuang Bus
Website
kingbus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Nantou Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taichung Station to Nantou
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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