How To Get From Kaohsiung to Taipei

How To Get From Kaohsiung to Taipei

Kaohsiung is located South of Taiwan and it’s the third largest city. Today we will write how to get from Kaohsiung to Taipei by train, bus and more options. Keep reading below to know the cheapest way from Kaohsiung to Taipei, the fastest and most comfortable way for your next trip. Read here where to stay in Kaohsiung.

How to get from Kaohsiung Airport to city center and Kaohsiung itinerary!

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How To Get From Kaohsiung To Taipei

How To Get From Kaohsiung to Taipei Fastest Way By Train

If you want to get from Kaohsiung to Taipei by train. There are two options High Speed Train which is more expensive and faster. And Train Railways which is the local train cheap and slower. Main problem with High Speed Train is the station is 20 minutes far from city center.

Kaohsiung to Taipei High Speed Train

There are trains leaving every 15-20 minutes from Kaohsiung to Taipei. Starting 6 am and finishing around 10 pm. The travel time will take around 1 hours 30 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes. The tickets can cost between $50-60 USD. Make sure you book 2 weeks before if you don’t want to risk and secure your spot.

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Kaohsiung to Taipei Railway Train

If you go by local from Kaohsiung to Taipei. The travel time will be between 4 hours 30 minutes and 6 hours. It costs around $30 USD one way ticket.

Taoyuan HSR Station to Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei

If your finally destination in Taipei is Taoyuan International Airport. You can take the shuttle bus 705 from Taoyuan THSR Station. It will take 25 minutes and it will cost only $1 USD. From Kaohsiung you will be able to get to the Xin Zuoying Station taking MRT red line.

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How To Get From Kaohsiung to Taipei Cheapest Way By Bus

How To Get From Kaohsiung to Taipei, Formosa Boulevard Metro Station

If you prefer traveling by bus will be the most affordable option. The cheapest way from Kaohsiung to Taipei will take 5 hours and it costs between $15-25 USD. Buses are comfortable and there is WIFI available. We really loved it traveling around Taiwan by bus. It’s depending on your time and budget.

How to get From Kaohsiung to Taipei by Private Transportation

If you want to get from Kaohsiung to Taipei by private transportation will be the most comfortable way. There are 360 kilometers and it can take 4 hours driving by car from Kaohsiung to Taipei. This option is great if you are renting a car or if you are renting a van traveling in a group.

WHERE TO STAY IN TAIPEI

For accommodation, you can find accommodation prices starting from $20-30 USD depending on how much you want to stretch your budget. Until luxury hotels in Taipei that can cost $100-300 USD for a room if you wish more comfort when visiting Taipei. Click here to get the best deals via Booking and Agoda.

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You can also try AirBnB in Taipei with prices starting from $20 USD. Click here to get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB!

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. He believes in travel without money. Recently, he finished a bicycle trip, 9500 km, from Madrid to North Cape.

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