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

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, fly  •  2 h 45 min

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

$81 - $164

Cheapest option

Train via Taipei station  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Taipei to Taitung

$18 - $31

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 6 min

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

$25 - $45

Bus  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Taoyuan Station to Kaohsiung 3999 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taitung Station 1778

$22 - $35

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Taoyuan to Taitung 241.2 miles

$29 - $45

What companies run services between Taoyuan and Taitung, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taoyuan to Taitung every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taoyuan to Taitung via Kaohsiung and Kaohsiung Station in around 9 h 24 min.

Airlines
Uni Airways
Website
uniair.com.tw
Flights from Shungshan to Taitung
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Mandarin Airlines
Website
mandarin-airlines.com
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 Station to Taipei station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taipei to Taitung
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Train from Taoyuan to Taitung
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Book at
railway.hinet.net
Bus operators
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Station to Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Kaohsiung Station to Taitung Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Taoyuan to Taitung?

The distance between Taoyuan and Taitung is 249 km. The road distance is 386 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Taoyuan to Taitung is to train which costs $18 - $35 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Taoyuan to Taitung is to train and fly which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $80 - $170.

Is there a direct train between Taoyuan and Taitung?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taoyuan and arriving at Taitung. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

Is there a direct bus between Taoyuan and Taitung?

No, there is no direct bus from Taoyuan to Taitung. However, there are services departing from Taoyuan Station and arriving at Taitung Station via Kaohsiung Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 24 min.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Taoyuan to Taitung, including transfers.