There are 4 ways to get from Taoyuan to Alishan by train, taxi, 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, taxi  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Taoyuan to Chiayi 801
  2. Take a taxi from Chiayi to Alishan

$51 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Taoyuan Station to Chiayi Station 3888
  2. Take the bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo 7322

$29 - $44

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 54 min

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

$30 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Taoyuan to Alishan 172.7 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taoyuan to Alishan is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taoyuan to Alishan is to train and taxi which costs $50 - $70 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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

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

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

You can take a bus from Taoyuan to Alishan via Chiayi Station and Shizhuo in around 6 h 36 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Taiwan Tour
Website
taiwantrip.com.tw
Bus from Chiayi Station to Shizhuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
en.taiwantrip.com.tw
Taiwan Bus
Website
taiwanbus.tw
Bus from Taoyuan Station to Chiayi Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
taiwanbus.tw
Other operators
Taxi from Chiayi to Alishan
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Plum Taxi
Phone
+886 5 223 3977
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lai Lai Taxi
Phone
+886 5 228 8232
Website
thb.gov.tw
Lan Tan Taxi
Phone
+886 5 225 7715
Website
thb.gov.tw

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