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From THSR Taichung Station to Sun Moon Lake by bus

08:10
THSR Taichung Station
09:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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08:25
THSR Taichung Station
09:55
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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08:35
THSR Taichung Station
10:05
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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08:45
THSR Taichung Station
10:15
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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09:00
THSR Taichung Station
11:00
Sun Moon Lake any Hotel
2h
09:10
THSR Taichung Station
10:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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09:25
THSR Taichung Station
10:55
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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09:45
THSR Taichung Station
11:15
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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10:10
THSR Taichung Station
11:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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10:35
THSR Taichung Station
12:05
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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10:45
THSR Taichung Station
12:15
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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10:55
THSR Taichung Station
12:25
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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11:10
THSR Taichung Station
12:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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11:45
THSR Taichung Station
13:15
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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12:10
THSR Taichung Station
13:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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12:45
THSR Taichung Station
14:15
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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13:00
THSR Taichung Station
15:00
Sun Moon Lake any Hotel
2h
13:10
THSR Taichung Station
14:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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13:45
THSR Taichung Station
15:15
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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14:10
THSR Taichung Station
15:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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14:45
THSR Taichung Station
16:15
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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15:10
THSR Taichung Station
16:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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15:45
THSR Taichung Station
17:15
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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16:10
THSR Taichung Station
17:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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16:45
THSR Taichung Station
18:15
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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17:10
THSR Taichung Station
18:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
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From Taichung Feng Chia to Sun Moon Lake by bus

09:00
Taichung Feng Chia
11:00
Sun Moon Lake any Hotel
2h
13:00
Taichung Feng Chia
15:00
Sun Moon Lake any Hotel
2h

From Taiwan Railway Taichung to Sun Moon Lake by bus

09:00
Taiwan Railway Taichung
10:00
Sun Moon Lake any Hotel
1h
13:00
Taiwan Railway Taichung
14:00
Sun Moon Lake any Hotel
1h

From Taichung Gancheng Station to Sun Moon Lake by bus

07:45
Taichung Gancheng Station
09:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 55m
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08:45
Taichung Gancheng Station
10:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 55m
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09:45
Taichung Gancheng Station
11:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 55m
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10:45
Taichung Gancheng Station
12:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 55m
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11:45
Taichung Gancheng Station
13:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 55m
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12:45
Taichung Gancheng Station
14:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 55m
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13:45
Taichung Gancheng Station
15:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 55m
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14:45
Taichung Gancheng Station
16:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 55m
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15:45
Taichung Gancheng Station
17:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 55m
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16:45
Taichung Gancheng Station
18:40
Shuishe Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake
1h 55m
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From Taichung City to Sun Moon Lake by taxi

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TPE
Any
Taichung City
Time
Sun Moon Lake
1h 30m
  vehicle, all incl

Taichung to Sun Moon Lake Schedule

Taichung to Sun Moon Lake Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TPE Comfort Any timeTWD 1,925
Nantou Bus Express 07:45 – 09:40TWD 235
Nantou Bus Express 08:10 – 09:40TWD 235
Sun Moon Lake Bus Minivan 09:00 – 11:00TWD 415
Nantou Bus Express 10:10 – 11:40TWD 235
Nantou Bus Express 12:10 – 13:40TWD 235
Sun Moon Lake Bus Minivan 13:00 – 15:00TWD 415
Nantou Bus Express 14:10 – 15:40TWD 235
Nantou Bus Express 16:10 – 17:40TWD 235

Popular Routes in Taiwan

How to get from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake

When you want to get from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about TWD 1,914. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as TWD 235.

How far is Taichung from Sun Moon Lake?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake. Your trip will be a total of 35 miles (55 km). The flying distance is 19 miles (29 km).

How long does it take to get from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake?

The travel time from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 2 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake?

The cost of the trip from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Nantou Bus: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as TWD 235 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as TWD 1,914.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake:

  • Bus tickets - TWD 235 to TWD 527;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from TWD 1,914 to TWD 1,914.

How many trips per day are there between Taichung and Sun Moon Lake?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 08:10 - you can also take a bus as late as 17:10. There are 26 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as TWD 1,914.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

The most popular transport from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.