There are 5 ways to get from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 801 train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 801 train from Taipei to Ruifang 801
  2. Take the line 801 train from Ruifang to Dahua 801

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Muzha Station to Shifen Visitor Center 795

$2 - $8

3 alternative options

Line 1062 bus, line 801 train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 1062 bus from Zhongxiao Fuxing Station to Sihjiaoting 1062
  2. Take the line 801 train from Sijiaoting to Dahua 801

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall 22.5 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall 22.5 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall is to line 801 train which costs $2 - $4 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall is to taxi which costs $30 - $45 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall. However, there are services departing from Taipei and arriving at Dahua via Ruifang. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Taipei and Shifen Waterfall is 26 km. The road distance is 36 km.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall without a car is to line 801 train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs $2 - $4.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall, including transfers.

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Taipei to Shifen Waterfall train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Taipei station.

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The best way to get from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall is to line 801 train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs $2 - $4. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1 - $9 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall.
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  • Distance: 16.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

What companies run services between Taipei, Taiwan and Shifen Waterfall, Taiwan?

You can take a train from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall via Ruifang and Dahua in around 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, Taiwan Tour operates a bus from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taipei to Ruifang
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Ruifang to Dahua
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Sijiaoting to Dahua
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Keelung Buses
Website
kl-bus.com.tw
Bus from Zhongxiao Fuxing Station to Sihjiaoting
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Taiwan Tour
Website
taiwantrip.com.tw
Bus from Muzha Station to Shifen Visitor Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
event.suntravel.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Taipei Gov Taxi Line
Phone
+886 80 005 5850
Website
english.dot.gov.taipei
MTaxi
Phone
+886 2 449 9178
Website
mtaxi.com.tw
Crown Taxi
Phone
+886 2 412 8333
Website
crowntaxi.com.tw
Da Ai Taxi
Phone
+886 2 8787 3002
Website
library.taiwanschoolnet.org
Taiwan Taxi
Phone
+886 2 4058 8888
Website
taiwantaxi.com.tw

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