Trains from Taichung to Taipei

Trains from Taichung to Taipei

Taichung to Taipei Schedule

Taichung to Taipei Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 07:12 - 08:21TWD 560
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 09:08 - 09:57TWD 560
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 10:39 - 11:32TWD 560
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 12:36 - 13:42TWD 560
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 14:36 - 15:42TWD 560
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 16:08 - 16:57TWD 560
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 19:39 - 20:32TWD 560
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 21:36 - 22:42TWD 560
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 22:59 - 23:59TWD 560

Transportation from Taichung to Taipei

  • Trains
    $ 17.60
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

Taichung to Taipei Destination Reviews

TG
Very good
Train #648 Standard Seat, Taiwan High Speed Rail (Taiwan High Speed Rail ), Dec 9, 2019
AM
Great trip
Train #1214 Standard Seat, Taiwan High Speed Rail (Taiwan High Speed Rail ), Nov 28, 2019
EI
good
Train #1250 Standard Seat, Taiwan High Speed Rail (Taiwan High Speed Rail ), Nov 11, 2019
RS
Clean train, very fast and smooth journey
Train #610 Standard Seat, Taiwan High Speed Rail (Taiwan High Speed Rail ), Nov 8, 2019
TO
Very punctual and tourist friendly.
Train #834 Standard Seat, Taiwan High Speed Rail (Taiwan High Speed Rail ), Jun 6, 2019
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How to get from Taichung to Taipei by Train

Taking a train to get from Taichung to Taipei is a safe, fast, and scenic option to travel the country. On certain routes, there are multiple train departures per day every 10 to 15 minutes. This is typical for intercity travel, while for long distance train routes there are fewer scheduled departures – plan ahead to choose the one that fits your itinerary best.

For long distance train journeys, we recommend reserving your tickets at least a few days ahead of your travel date. Buying train tickets via our online booking system will allow you to choose and reserve the best Taichung to Taipei tickets.

Buying your tickets online will help you secure the trip on the selected date and avoid queuing at the station.. When travelling on weekends and holidays it is recommended to reserve tickets much earlier due to a much higher demand. During high season, train tickets sell out quickly – do book as early as you can.

How far is it from Taichung to Taipei?

Travelling by train, the distance from Taichung to Taipei is 90 miles. Before setting
on for a train journey, have a look at the map to find out what tourist spots or landmarks you will pass by – maybe they are worth a quick stop?

How long does it take to get from Taichung to Taipei by Train?

Travel time from Taichung to Taipei is estimated to be about 46m. Trains ensure the fastest time to travel by land. As normally there is no congestion, the speed of travel is more or less constant and stops at train stations are rather short, train is almost always one of the quickest and safest ways to get from Taichung and Taipei.

The most important thing that may affect train travel time is the type of train. Ordinary trains travel at a speed of about 40 mph or 65 km/h to 65 mph or 105 km/h. Some intercity trains with shorter distances between stations run slower than 40 mph. Even with these low speeds, it can still be faster than commuting by car, bus or taxi.

The speed of express trains can reach up to 100 mph or 160 km/h. Modern high-speed trains can run at speeds exceeding 250 mph or 400 km/h.

These speeds of travel together with relatively short stops between stations can greatly shorten the duration of your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Taichung to Taipei by Train?

The train ticket price from Taichung to Taipei varies depending on the types of trains or carriages available.

Some trains feature different types of carriages, seats and berths offering various amenities and level of comfort.

Basic passenger trains which are often non-air-conditioned and have wooden, hard or old seats are normally cheap. Premium or luxury trains and coaches have a higher ticket price but are equipped with air-conditioning, toilets, and large soft seats with sufficient legroom to make train rides comfortable.

Considering the distance travelled, train is the most affordable means of transport. Also, ticket prices include 2 or 3 bags – sometimes even more – per passenger.

Taichung to Taipei timetable

Trains are great for long-distance travel. Double-check your travel itinerary and use the Taichung to Taipei timetable above with train departure times and arrival times to find the best train for your route.

Best-Rated Companies for this Route

Unlike buses or taxis which have numerous companies offering their services, train service is usually offered by just one major company in each country. As railway service requires a large amount of infrastructure, most railway companies are government-owned and are a part of the national transport system.

One of the best advantages of travelling by train is that railway stations are often conveniently located within or very near major cities and urban areas. Immediately on arrival to their destination, travellers find themselves in close proximity to important facilities like hotels, supermarkets, and hospitals.

If you travel with a lot of bags and luggage, trains are your best option. Luggage weight limits on trains are rather flexible and allow you to carry multiple bags with you.

Special or luxury trains feature sufficient legroom which allows you to stretch your legs and relax. In comfort and space these train seats can be compared to business class airplane seats.

Similar to buses, trains can provide a variety of amenities to make your travel more comfortable and enjoyable. Modern trains have WIFI service, a snack counter and a drinking bar. Onboard toilets can be a life saver for travellers with queasy stomachs.

Lastly, unlike buses and other overland means of transport, trains are very rarely involved in accidents.