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

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 Taiwan High Speed Rail  •  4 h 57 min

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

$44 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 55 min

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

$20 - $33

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Taitung to Hsinchu Mountain Line / ...

$22 - $40

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Taitung to Hsinchu 280.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  2 h 49 min

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

$83 - $169

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 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taitung to Hsinchu via Kaohsiung Station and Kaohsiung in around 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Taitung to Shungshan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Taitung to Shungshan
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 Taitung to Xinzuoying
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taitung to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taipei to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taitung Station to Kaohsiung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung to Hsin-chu Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Taitung to Hsinchu?

The distance between Taitung and Hsinchu is 228 km. The road distance is 449 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Taitung to Hsinchu?

The cheapest way to get from Taitung to Hsinchu is to train which costs $22 - $40 and takes 6 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Taitung to Hsinchu?

The quickest way to get from Taitung to Hsinchu is to fly and train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs $80 - $170.

Is there a direct train between Taitung and Hsinchu?

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 39 min.

Is there a direct bus between Taitung and Hsinchu?

No, there is no direct bus from Taitung to Hsinchu. However, there are services departing from Taitung Station and arriving at Hsin-chu Station via Kaohsiung. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Taitung to Hsinchu?

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Taitung to Hsinchu, including transfers.