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

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Fly, train  •  2 h 21 min

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

$83 - $168

Cheapest option

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

$19 - $36

3 alternative options

Train via Songshan  •  4 h 41 min

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

$20 - $34

Train  •  6 h 57 min

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

$21 - $40

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Taitung to Hsinchu 280.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Taitung to Hsinchu is to train which costs $20 - $35 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taitung to Hsinchu is to fly and train which costs $80 - $170 and takes 2 h 21 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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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Taitung to Hsinchu, including transfers.

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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 hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

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The nearest airport to Hsinchu is Taipei (TPE) Airport which is 40.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Shungshan (TSA) (65.4 km), Taichung (RMQ) (71.8 km), Fuzhou (FOC) (180.4 km) and Makung (MZG) (193.9 km).

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Taitung to Hsinchu bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, depart from Taitung station.

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Map of how to get from Taitung to Hsinchu.
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  • Distance: 142.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

What companies run services between Taitung, Taiwan and Hsinchu?

You can take a train from Taitung to Hsinchu via Songshan in around 4 h 41 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 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 Taipei to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taitung to Songshan
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Songshan to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taitung to Hsinchu
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
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 - $18
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung to Hsin-chu Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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