There are 8 ways to get from Taipei to Pingtung by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 801 train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Tainan Southbound D / ...
  2. Take the line 801 train from Xinzuoying to Pingtung 801

$46 - $55

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Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Bus Station to Pingtung Station 1613 / ...

$15 - $26

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Train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$18 - $35

Bus, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Douliou Station 7000
  2. Take the train from Douliu to Pingtung 801 / ...

$20 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Taipei to Pingtung 222.6 miles

$27 - $40

Fly to Kaohsiung  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Kaohsiung (KHH) TSA - KHH

$113 - $315

Fly to Taitung, train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Taitung (TTT) TSA - TTT
  2. Take the train from Taitung to Pingtung

$85 - $172

Fly to Tainan, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Tainan (TNN) TSA - TNN
  2. Take the train from Baoan to Pingtung

$118 - $163

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taipei Bus Station station and arriving at Pingtung Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taipei and arriving at Pingtung. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between Taipei and Pingtung is 285 km. The road distance is 356.1 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Pingtung without a car is to train and line 801 train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Taipei to Pingtung, including transfers.

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

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Taipei to Pingtung train services, operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail, depart from Taipei station.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Pingtung is to train and line 801 train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 24 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 49 min.

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There is no direct flight from Taipei Songshan Airport to Kaohsiung Airport. The quickest flight takes 1 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Taipei to Pingtung.
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  • Distance: 178 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Taipei to Pingtung via Tainan, Zuoying, and Xinzuoying in around 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, U Bus operates a bus from Taipei to Pingtung hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 24 min. Taiwan Bus also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Taitung
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Tainan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Tainan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Tainan via Makung, Kinmen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Tainan via Kinmen, Makung
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Taitung
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taipei to Tainan
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
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Non-Reserved
$40 - $45
Standard
$40 - $50
Business
$66
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Xinzuoying to Pingtung
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taipei to Pingtung
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Douliu to Pingtung
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taitung to Pingtung
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Baoan to Pingtung
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Bus Station to Pingtung Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Pingtung Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Solar Bus
Website
solarbus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Douliou Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $14
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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Taipei to Pingtung train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, arrive at Pingtung station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taipei to Pingtung is 356 km. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Taipei to Pingtung.

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Mandarin Airlines, Far Eastern Air and Uni Airways offer flights from Taipei Songshan Airport to Kaohsiung Airport.

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There are 406+ hotels available in Pingtung. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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

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