How to get from Tainan to Taichung

Last updated on June 20th, 2020 at 12:10 am

TAINAN TO TAICHUNG PIN

Taichung City is the the second most populous city in Taiwan. It’s just only 170 kilometers far from Tainan. We will write how to get from Tainan to Taichung by train, bus and car.

There are many Taichung tourist spots that you can’t miss it. From Rainbow Village and Sun Moon Lake the most popular ones to parks, museums and night markets. Read here how to get from Kaohsiung to Taichung, how to get from Taoyuan airport to Taichung and hotels in Taichung.

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How to get from Tainan to Taichung

HOW TO GET FROM TAINAN TO TAICHUNG BY TRAIN

Tainan to Taichung High Speed Train

If you get from Tainan to Taichung by train. There are two ways High Speed Train and Taiwan Railways. The high speed train takes around 40 minutes from Tainan to Taichung. It costs For high speed train expect to pay around 800 TWD and one journey from Taichung City to Tainan.

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Tainan to Taichung Taiwan Railways

If you want to get from Tainan to Taichung by Taiwan Railways takes half of the time and it costs more expensive than Taiwan Railways. The train from Taichung City to Tainan: Taiwan Railways will take around 2 hours and it costs 350 TWD. Make sure that you book your tickets at least two weeks in advance. Otherwise maybe you will run out of space.

High Speed Train Vs Taiwan Railways

High Speed train stations are usually outside the city while Taiwan Railways is close to city center. High Speed train costs double price but it takes half of the time to reach to the final destination.

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HOW TO GET FROM TAINAN TO TAICHUNG BY BUS

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If you want to get from Tainan to Taichung by bus. The price is around 250 TWD. And it takes 2 hours and a half to get there. The bus stations like Taiwan Railways are usually located close to city center. Base in our experience no need to book the bus ticket in advance.

How to get from Tainan to Taichung By Car

If you want to get from Tainan to Taichung by car. The distance between Tainan and Taichung is 170 kilometers. it can take less than 2 hours. It will be a great option if you are bringing a lot of luggage or you are traveling in a group.

WHERE TO STAY IN TAICHUNG CITY

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We stayed at La Vida in Taichung City. It’s close to Fengjia night market and close to the bus terminal coming from Tainan and Taipei. The location is so convenient! You can also get a bus going to Rainbow Village and Taichung city center just a few meters walking distance from La Vida Hotel.

About La Vida Hotel in Taichung City was the perfect place to stay for us. You can enjoy high speed connection and coffee and snacks 24 hours. It was perfect for catching up with work. Plus a green area for relaxing with your coffee and snacks too. We loved it our bathtub with TV, how modern was everything in the room in a minimalist atmosphere.

How to get to Taichung
Taiwan Fengjia Night Market-5362, Taichung City

The breakfast was great with Chinese and Western options. The staff was super friendly and facilities were great that’s why is ranking as one of the highest in Booking.com in Taichung City.

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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 Taichung that can cost $100-300 USD for a room if you wish more comfort when visiting Taichung. Click here to get the best deals via Booking and Agoda.

You can also try AirBnB in Taichung 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. Now based in the Philippines!

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