There are 5 ways to get from Taoyuan to Alishan by train, bus, taxi 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

Line 801 train, train, line 151 bus, bus, taxi  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 801 train from Taoyuan to Banqiao 801
  2. Take the train from Banqiao to Taichung
  3. Take the line 151 bus from HSR Taichung Station to T.P.C.C. 151
  4. Take the bus from Taiwan Provincial Consultative Council to Shanlinxi
  5. Take a taxi from Shanlinxi to Alishan

$127 - $166

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Taoyuan to Chiayi 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo 7322

$27 - $42

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 57 min

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

$51 - $69

Bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Taoyuan Station to Taichong City 1861
  2. Take the bus from Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station to Shanlinxi 6871

$113 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Taoyuan to Alishan 172.7 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Taoyuan and Alishan is 179 km. The road distance is 276.4 km.

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The best way to get from Taoyuan to Alishan without a car is to line 801 train and train and line 151 bus and bus and taxi which takes 5 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Taoyuan to Alishan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Taoyuan to Alishan is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 54 min.

Mode details

Yes, the driving distance between Taoyuan to Alishan is 276 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Taoyuan to Alishan.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Alishan. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 112.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

What companies run services between Taoyuan, Taiwan and Alishan, Taiwan?

Taiwan Railway operates a train from Taoyuan to Alishan every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taoyuan to Alishan via Taichong City, Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station, and Shanlinxi in around 5 h 54 min.

Train operators
Taiwan Railway
Phone
+8862-2191-0096
Website
railway.gov.tw
Train from Taoyuan to Banqiao
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Train from Taoyuan to Chiayi
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
twtraffic.tra.gov.tw
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Banqiao to Taichung
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$20 - $23
Standard
$20 - $24
Business
$36
Bus operators
U Bus
Website
ubus.com.tw
Bus from HSR Taichung Station to T.P.C.C.
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ubus.com.tw
Yuan Lin Bus
Website
ylbus.com.tw
Bus from Taiwan Provincial Consultative Council to Shanlinxi
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ylbus.com.tw
Bus from Yuanlin Bus-Taichung Station to Shanlinxi
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ylbus.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Station to Taichong City
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Taiwan Tour
Website
taiwantrip.com.tw
Bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Shanlinxi to Alishan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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