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There are 5 ways to get from Taitung to Hsinchu by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Taiwan High Speed Rail  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Taitung to Xinzuoying 801
  2. Take the train from Zuoying to Hsinchu Northbound D / ...

$44 - $59

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Taitung to Hsinchu 801 / ...

$21 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Taitung Station to Kaohsiung Station 1778
  2. Take the bus from Kaohsiung to Hsin-chu Station 3999

$24 - $37

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Taitung to Hsinchu 280.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Taitung (TTT) to Taipei Songshan (TSA) TTT - TSA
  2. Take the train from Taipei to Hsinchu

$89 - $173

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The cheapest way to get from Taitung to Hsinchu is to train which costs $21 - $40 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taitung to Hsinchu is to fly and train which costs $85 - $180 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taitung station to Hsinchu station. However, there are services departing from Taitung Station and arriving at Hsin-chu Station via Kaohsiung. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taitung and arriving at Hsinchu. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

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The distance between Taitung and Hsinchu is 228 km. The road distance is 448.5 km.

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The best way to get from Taitung to Hsinchu without a car is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Taitung to Hsinchu, including transfers.

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Taitung to Hsinchu bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Taitung Station.

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Taitung to Hsinchu train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Taitung station.

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The best way to get from Taitung to Hsinchu is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs $40 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $40 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Taitung to Hsinchu.
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  • Distance: 142.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Taitung, Taiwan and Hsinchu?

You can take a train from Taitung to Hsinchu via Xinzuoying, Zuoying, Hsinchu, and Liujia in around 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taitung to Hsinchu via Kaohsiung Station and Kaohsiung in around 7 h 59 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Taitung to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Taitung to Taipei Songshan
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taitung to Xinzuoying
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taitung to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Zuoying to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$36 - $40
Standard
$35 - $45
Business
$59
Train from Taipei to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$8 - $10
Standard
$8 - $11
Business
$19
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taitung Station to Kaohsiung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung to Hsin-chu Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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The quickest flight from Taitung Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Taitung to Hsinchu bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Hsin-chu Station.

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Taitung to Hsinchu train services, operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail, arrive at Hsinchu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taitung to Hsinchu is 449 km. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from Taitung to Hsinchu.

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Mandarin Airlines and Uni Airways offer flights from Taitung Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport.

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There are 128+ hotels available in Hsinchu. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Taitung to Taitung Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $7 - $9.

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