Taipei to Kaohsiung

Taipei to Kaohsiung

  Sep 25, 2021, 42 trips (TWD 1,165 – TWD 0)

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Taipei to Kaohsiung Schedule

Taipei to Kaohsiung Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 06:34 - 08:40TWD 1,165
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 09:19 - 11:25TWD 1,165
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 10:19 - 12:25TWD 1,165
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 12:19 - 14:25TWD 1,165
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 14:19 - 16:25TWD 1,165
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 16:19 - 18:25TWD 1,165
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 18:28 - 22:07TWD 1,165
Taiwan High Speed Rail Standard Seat 20:53 - 00:32TWD 1,165

Transportation from Taipei to Kaohsiung

  • Trains
    TWD 1,108
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

Taipei to Kaohsiung Destination Reviews

Train #153 Standard Seat, Taiwan High Speed Rail (Taiwan High Speed Rail ), Feb 9, 2020
Thank you great service
Train #125 Standard Seat, Taiwan High Speed Rail (Taiwan High Speed Rail ), Jun 3, 2019
The fast train was fast and efficient. Well done!
7 customer reviews

How to get from Taipei to Kaohsiung

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

  • Flight
  • Train

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

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about TWD 24,569. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as TWD 1,120.

How far is Taipei from Kaohsiung?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Taipei to Kaohsiung. Your trip will be a total of 237 miles (381 km). The flying distance is 183 miles (293 km).

How long does it take to get from Taipei to Kaohsiung?

The travel time from Taipei to Kaohsiung can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 26 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Taipei to Kaohsiung?

The cost of the trip from Taipei to Kaohsiung varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Taiwan High Speed Rail : travelling by train expect to pay as low as TWD 1,120 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as TWD 24,569.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Taipei to Kaohsiung:

  • Train tickets - TWD 1,108 to TWD 1,206;
  • Plane tickets - TWD 4,335 to TWD 24,576;

How many trips per day are there between Taipei and Kaohsiung?

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

  • Flights from Taipei to Kaohsiung depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Taipei to Kaohsiung. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is TWD 4,335.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Taipei to Kaohsiung
Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Uni Airways


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Taipei to Kaohsiung

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Taipei to Kaohsiung? 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% users enjoyed a train ride.