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Recommended option

Train, line 801 train, line 6705 bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Taichung
  2. Take the line 801 train from 新烏日 to 員林 801
  3. Take the line 6705 bus from Ch_員林站 to Ch_果菜市場

Cheapest option

Bus U Bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Changhua Station 1615 / ...

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus Taiwan Bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Taipei Station to Gancheng 1826
  2. Take the bus from Ch_員客臺中站 to Ch_道安醫院 6736 / ...

Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from 臺北 to 成功 801

$8 - $15

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Taipei to Xihu 118.8 miles

$14 - $22

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

U Bus operates a bus from Taipei to Xihu hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taipei to Xihu every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from 新烏日 to 員林
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from 臺北 to 成功
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Yuan Lin Bus
Website
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Ch_員林站 to Ch_果菜市場
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
Bus from Ch_員客臺中站 to Ch_道安醫院
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
traffic.taichung.gov.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Changhua Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Gancheng
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Taipei and Xihu is 161 km. The road distance is 190 km.

The cheapest way to get from Taipei to Xihu is to train which costs $8 - $15 and takes 4 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Taipei to Xihu is to drive which takes 2 h and costs $14 - $22.

No, there is no direct bus from Taipei to Xihu. However, there are services departing from Taipei Station and arriving at Ch_道安醫院 via Ch_員客彰化站. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Taipei to Xihu, including transfers.