There are 6 ways to get from Taipei to Nantou by train, bus or car

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Train, line 151 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung Southbound B / ...
  2. Take the line 151 bus from HSR Taichung Station to T.P.C.C. 151

$24 - $29

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Bus, line 1831 bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Liuzhangli Station to Chaoma 9012
  2. Take the line 1831 bus from Chaoma Station to Nantou Station 1831

$10 - $14

4 alternative options

Train, line 6333 bus  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung 801
  2. Take the line 6333 bus from TRA Taichung Station(East Station) to Nantou Station 6333

$10 - $17

Bus, line 6333 bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Taichung Station 1619 / ...
  2. Take the line 6333 bus from TRA Taichung Station(East Station) to Nantou Station 6333

$10 - $15

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

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

$10 - $15

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Taipei to Nantou 121.5 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taipei to Nantou is to bus and line 1831 bus which costs $9 - $15 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taipei to Nantou is to train and line 151 bus which costs $23 - $29 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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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 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Taipei and Nantou is 153 km. The road distance is 194.4 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Nantou without a car is to train and line 151 bus which takes 1 h 47 min and costs $23 - $29.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Taipei to Nantou, including transfers.

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Taipei to Nantou bus services, operated by Citi Air Bus, arrive at Liuzhangli Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Taipei to Nantou is 194 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Taipei to Nantou.

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There are 128+ hotels available in Nantou. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taipei to Nantou.
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  • Distance: 95.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Taipei to Nantou via Chaoma and Chaoma Station in around 3 h 16 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Taiwan Railway
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from HSR Taichung Station to T.P.C.C.
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Taichung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Nantou Bus
Website
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from TRA Taichung Station(East Station) to Nantou Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Citi Air Bus
Website
airbus.com.tw
Bus from Liuzhangli Station to Chaoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
airbus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Chaoma Station to Nantou Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Nantou Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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