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

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

Taiwan High Speed Rail operates a train from Taipei to Pingtung every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, U Bus operates a bus from Taipei to Pingtung hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 24 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Avg. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Avg. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Makung
Avg. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Kinmen
Avg. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Shungshan to Taitung
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Avg. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Shungshan to Taitung
Avg. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Avg. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Avg. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taipei to Zuoying
Avg. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$45 - $55
Standard
$45 - $55
Business
$67
Taiwan Railway
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taipei to Pingtung
Avg. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
railway.gov.tw
Train from Minsyong to Pingtung
Avg. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
railway.gov.tw
Train from Tainan to Pingtung
Avg. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taitung to Pingtung
Avg. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
railway.gov.tw
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Bus Station to Pingtung Station
Avg. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Solar Bus
Website
solarbus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Minxiong Station
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
solarbus.com.tw

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Taipei to Pingtung?

The distance between Taipei and Pingtung is 285 km. The road distance is 356 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Taipei to Pingtung?

The cheapest way to get from Taipei to Pingtung is to bus which costs $21 and takes 5 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Taipei to Pingtung?

The quickest way to get from Taipei to Pingtung is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs $60.

Is there a direct train between Taipei and Pingtung?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taipei and arriving at Pingtung. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

Is there a direct bus between Taipei and Pingtung?

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

How long does it take to get from Taipei to Pingtung?

It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Taipei to Pingtung, including transfers.