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Recommended option

Line 801 train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 801 train from 臺北 to 瑞芳 801 / ...
  2. Take the line 801 train from 瑞芳 to 大華 801

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 13 min

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

$2 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 1062 bus, line 801 train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 1062 bus from Zhongxiao Fuxing Station to Sihjiaoting 1062
  2. Take the line 801 train from 四腳亭 to 大華 801

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  30 min

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

$35 - $45

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall 22.5 miles

$2 - $4

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

You can take a train from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall via 瑞芳 and 大華 in around 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, Taiwan Tour operates a bus from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from 臺北 to 瑞芳
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from 瑞芳 to 大華
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from 四腳亭 to 大華
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 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
kl-bus.com.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 - $10
Schedules at
en.taiwantrip.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Taipei Gov Taxi Line
Phone
+886 800 055 850
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
Taiwan Taxi
Phone
+886 2 4058 8888
Website
taiwantaxi.com.tw
Da Ai Taxi
Phone
+886 2 8787 3002
Website
library.taiwanschoolnet.org

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Questions & Answers

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

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.

The quickest way to get from Taipei to Shifen Waterfall is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs $35 - $45.

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

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