There are 7 ways to get from Taoyuan to Tainan 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  •  2 h 44 min

  1. 801 / ...

$14 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. 7500

$12 - $20

5 alternative options

Train via Taichung  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Mountain Line
  2. Mountain Line

$14 - $25

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. 175.2 miles

$21 - $35

Line 801 train, fly to Tainan  •  3 h 44 min

  1. TSA - TNN

$121 - $164

Fly to Kaohsiung, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. TSA - KHH

$117 - $321

Fly to Taitung, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. TSA - TTT

$92 - $182

Questions & Answers

The distance between Taoyuan and Tainan is 249 km. The road distance is 280 km.

The cheapest way to get from Taoyuan to Tainan is to train which costs $13 - $26 and takes 4 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Taoyuan to Tainan is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $14 - $25.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from 桃園 and arriving at 臺南. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taoyuan Station and arriving at Tainan Main Station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

The train from 桃園 to 臺南 takes 2 h 44 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

What companies run services between Taoyuan and Tainan, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taoyuan to Tainan every 3 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Taoyuan to Tainan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 34 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Kinmen, Makung
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Makung, Kinmen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Shungshan to Taitung
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Shungshan to Taitung
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 桃園 to 臺南
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taoyuan to Taichung
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taichung to Tainan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from 桃園 to 臺北
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from 高雄 to 臺南
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from 臺東 to 臺南
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Station to Tainan Main Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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