There are 8 ways to get from Taoyuan to Tainan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Taoyuan to Tainan 801

$14 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Taoyuan Station to Tainan Main Station 7500

$12 - $20

6 alternative options

Train Taiwan High Speed Rail  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Banqiao to Tainan Southbound D / ...

$42 - $54

Bus U Bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Nankan Station to Binggongchang Station 1611

$15 - $22

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Taoyuan to Tainan 175.2 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Tainan  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Shungshan (TSA) to Tainan (TNN) TSA - TNN

$121 - $164

Fly to Kaohsiung, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Shungshan (TSA) to Kaohsiung (KHH) TSA - KHH
  2. Take the train from Kaohsiung to Tainan

$117 - $321

Fly to Taitung, train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$91 - $182

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The cheapest way to get from Taoyuan to Tainan is to train which costs $14 - $24 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taoyuan to Tainan is to train which costs $14 - $24 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taoyuan Station station and arriving at Tainan Main Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taoyuan and arriving at Tainan. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Taoyuan and Tainan is 249 km. The road distance is 280.3 km.

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The best way to get from Taoyuan to Tainan without a car is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $14 - $24.

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The train from Taoyuan to Tainan takes 2 h 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Taoyuan to Tainan bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Taoyuan Station.

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Taoyuan to Tainan train services, operated by Taiwan Railway, depart from Taoyuan station.

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The best way to get from Taoyuan to Tainan is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $14 - $24. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $12 - $20 and takes 4 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs $120 - $170 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from Shungshan Airport to Tainan Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Taoyuan to Tainan bus services, operated by Taiwan Bus, arrive at Tainan Main Station.

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Map of how to get from Taoyuan to Tainan.
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  • Distance: 155.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Taoyuan and Tainan, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taoyuan to Tainan hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $24 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 35 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Shungshan to Tainan via Makung, Kinmen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
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 Kaohsiung via Makung
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Shungshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, 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 3 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 Taoyuan to Tainan
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Kaohsiung to Tainan
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taitung to Tainan
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Banqiao to Tainan
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$39 - $45
Standard
$40 - $50
Business
$65
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Station to Tainan Main Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from Nankan Station to Binggongchang Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw

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