Directions from Taipei to Taitung

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 59 min

  1. TSA - TTT

$78 - $160

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. 801

$17 - $29

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. 220.9 miles

$27 - $40

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

Mandarin Airlines and Uni Airways fly from Taipei to Taitung 5 times a day. Alternatively, Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taipei to Taitung hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 32 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shungshan to Taitung
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Shungshan to Taitung
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from 臺北 to 臺東
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Night train from Taipei to Taitung
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Taipei and Taitung is 258 km. The road distance is 353 km.

The cheapest way to get from Taipei to Taitung is to train which costs $17 - $29 and takes 3 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Taipei to Taitung is to fly which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $75 - $160.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from 臺北 and arriving at 臺東. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Taipei to Taitung, including transfers.