Today we will write about how to get from Kaohsiung to Kenting. There are a few options available to get from Kaohsiung to Kenting the southern part in Taiwan.
The most convenient way is going by bus since there are no train available from Kaohsiung to Kenting. Keep reading below all the details.
BEST TIME TO VISIT KENTING
There are 4 seasons in Taiwan and we believe the best time to visit Kaohsiung is Spring and Autumn but check these details out and make your choice:
Spring: This is from March to May and it’s rainy season. It’s warm during the day and little bit cold at night.
Summer: From June to August. The weather is very hot and humid and there are occasional thunderstorms and typhoons.
Autumn: From September to November. The weather is warm and it’s rarely will you get to experience rain.
Winter: December to February: Little bit cold at night, especially in the North of the country.
How to get from Kaohsiung to Kenting
Kaohsiung to Kenting by Bus
If you want to get from Kaohsiung to Kenting by bus. It will be the easiest and mot affordable way. Kenting Express Bus is going from Kaohsiung to Kenting. The travel time Kenting Express Bus takes 2 hours and half
Bus fare Kaohsiung to Kenting is $12 USD for one way. You can get a round trip discount for $20 USD in this link.
You can get the Kenting Express Bus at Zuoying HSR Station in the first floor on the right side in the Exit 2. Kenting Express Bus is leaving from 8 30 am to 7 pm last one. The buses are running every 15-30 minutes from Zuoying HSR Station and finishing in Xiaowan.
And from Kenting the buses starts at 8 am to 7 pm last bus. The buses are running every 15-30 minutes from Xiaowan and finishing in Zuoying HSR Station
There are a few stops from Zuoying HSR Station, Dapeng Bay, Fangliao, Checheng, Baoli, Hengchung, Nanwan and Xiaowan
Travel Tip: There are no trains available from Kaohsiung to Kenting.
HOW TO GET FROM KAOHSIUNG AIRPORT TO KENTING
As you can see in the picture above there are buses going from Kaohsiung Airport to Kenting just before going to the MRT Station you will see them.
The travel time from Kaohsiung airport to kenting is around 2 hours and a half. The price of the bus is around $12 USD one way and $20 USD round ticket if you purchase in the link below.
Kaohsiung to Kenting by Car
If you want to get from Kaohsiung to Kenting by car. You can rent a car in the airport or in Kaohsiung. Other option is shared a taxi going from Kaohsiung to Kenting if you are traveling in a group. Prices per person sharing a taxi can be around $20 USD one way.
Taipei to Kenting by Plane
If you want to get from Taipei to Kenting by plane. There is only one daily flight. It takes one hour. And the flight from Taipei Songshan airport getting to Hengchung Airport in Kenting is getting passengers back to Taipei
How to get from Taipei to Kenting By Bus and Train
If you want to get from Taipei to Kenting by bus and train. You will have to get to Kaohsiung and follow all the steps mentioned above. If you want ot get full information how to get from Taipei to Kaohsiung read this full blog post.
HSR Train will take 1 hour from Taipei to Kaohsiung and it costs around $50 USD one way. If you prefer traveling by bus from Taipei to Kaohsiung it will costs around $20-25 USD. The travel time Taipei to Kaohsiung will be 5-6 hours.
If you prefer traveling by Taiwan Railways local train from Taipei to Kaohsiung will take 5-6 hours. And the price is around $30 USD.
Where to stay in Kenting
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 Kenting that can cost $100-300 USD for a room if you wish more comfort when visiting Kenting. Click here to get the best deals via Booking and Agoda.
You can also try AirBnB in Kaohsiung with prices starting from $20 USD. Click here to get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB!
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