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There are 7 ways to get from Taoyuan to Tainan by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train Taiwan High Speed Rail  •  3 h 7 min

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

$42 - $54

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Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Taoyuan to Tainan 801 / ...

$14 - $24

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

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

$15 - $22

Bus U Bus  •  5 h 16 min

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

$14 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Taoyuan to Tainan 175.2 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Tainan  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Tainan (TNN) TSA - TNN

$121 - $165

Line 801 train, Taipei Metro, fly to Kaohsiung  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 801 train from Taoyuan to Banqiao
  2. Take the Taipei Metro from Banqiao to Zhongxiao Fuxing
  3. Fly from Taipei Songshan (TSA) to Kaohsiung (KHH) TSA - KHH
  4. Take the line 801 train from Xinzuoying to Tainan

$116 - $321

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The cheapest way to get from Taoyuan to Tainan is to train which costs $14 - $24 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taoyuan to Tainan is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2 h 57 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 3 h 47 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 3 h 7 min and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Taoyuan to Tainan, including transfers.

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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 High Speed Rail, depart from Banqiao station.

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The best way to get from Taoyuan to Tainan is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs $40 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $22 and takes 4 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs $120 - $170 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Taoyuan to Tainan.
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  • Distance: 155.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Taoyuan and Tainan, Taiwan?

Taiwan High Speed Rail operates a train from Taoyuan to Tainan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, Taiwan Bus operates a bus from Taoyuan to Tainan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Tainan via Penghu
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Tainan via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Penghu
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Far Eastern Air
Website
fat.com.tw
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Penghu
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Kinmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
Flights from Taipei Songshan to Kaohsiung via Penghu
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Banqiao to Tainan
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
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Non-Reserved
$39 - $44
Standard
$40 - $50
Business
$64
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taoyuan to Tainan
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taoyuan to Banqiao
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Xinzuoying to Tainan
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Phone
0800-231-035
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Station to Tainan Main Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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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There is no direct flight from Taipei Songshan Airport to Tainan Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 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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Taoyuan to Tainan train services, operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail, arrive at Tainan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taoyuan to Tainan is 280 km. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Taoyuan to Tainan.

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

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There are 483+ hotels available in Tainan. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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