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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. 801 / ...

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Train, line 5900 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Southbound D / ...
  2. 5900

$10 - $12

Bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. 7500 / ...

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. 46.1 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  51 min

  1. 46.1 miles

$5 - $9

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

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taipei to Zhubei hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Taipei to Zhubei every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min. U Bus also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taipei to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$9 - $10
Standard
$9 - $11
Business
$19
Bus operators
THSR Shuttle Bus
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Bus from THSR Hsinchu Station to TRA Zhubei Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taipei Station to Hsinchu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Taipei Bus Station to Hsinchu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Taipei to Zhubei
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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 Zhubei is 58 km. The road distance is 74 km.

The cheapest way to get from Taipei to Zhubei is to train which costs $3 - $6 and takes 1 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Taipei to Zhubei is to taxi which takes 51 min and costs $70 - $85.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from 臺北 and arriving at 竹北. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Taipei to Zhubei. However, there are services departing from Taipei Station and arriving at Ml_竹北口 via Ml_新竹站. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

The train from 臺北 to 竹北 takes 1 h 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.