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US$ 29 US$ 15

Jiufen Shuttle Bus from Ximen

Cheap, quick & easy shuttle bus to Jiufen and Shifen

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Enjoy the most convenient and best value way to get to the quaint hillside village of Jiufen with this daily shuttle bus from the popular backpacker district of Ximen

  • Meet up and depart from Ximen MRT Station, conveniently located in Taipei's main hostel area
  • Enjoy return shuttle transfers and plan your own itinerary in Jiufen (no tour guide included)
  • Make friends with fellow travelers and backpackers on the bus journey
  • Stop by Shifen, where you can decorate and set off a Chinese lantern along the historic railway tracks
  • The 18-seater shuttle departs every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Book at least 1 day in advance and get ticket confirmation instantly
What We Love:

As any visitor to Taipei knows, the quaint and historic hillside village of Jiufen is arguably the number one place to visit near Taipei. But it's not the most convenient place to get to - until now! Avoid the slow buses and expensive taxis and book this extremely convenient return day trip transfer to Jiufen departing from Ximending for just US$15! Stop off at Shifen along the way to decorate a paper lantern and make a wish as it floats into the sky. Then stroll the cobbled alleys of Jiufen lined with glowing red lanterns, browse for souvenirs, eat local taro desserts or settle in to a traditional teahouse and take it all in. This isn't a guided tour, so you're free to enjoy Jiufen on your own time. What's more, you'll even get the chance to meet likeminded travelers on the bus journey. It really is the best way to get to Jiufen from Taipei!

Activity Details

7 Hours



Meet Up


No Cancelation


  • You will receive a confirmation email and ticket instantly after booking
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

Please ensure you arrive at the meet up point on time, the bus cannot wait for late arrivals

Inclusive Of:

  • Round trip shuttle bus from Ximen → Shifen → Jiufen → Ximen
  • Experienced driver (with very basic English)
  • Tolls and parking fees
  • Insurance provided by operator


  • 8:45am meet up at Exit 4 of MRT Ximen Station)
  • 9:00am departure
  • 10:00am arrive at Shifen
  • 10:40am depart from Shifen to Jiufen
  • 11:10am arrive at Jiufen
  • 2:45pm depart from Jiufen to Ximen
  • 3:45pm arrive at Xime

How To Use

  • Must present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • Meet up location and time: 8:45am Exit 4 Ximen Station
  • Exit for Ximen MRT Station Exit 4 and walk ahead for 10-15m and you will find a minibus with the orange Klook logo at the front, please check here
  • You must arrive at the meet up point on time. If you are late, the bus will not wait for you

Get On and Get Off Location:

  • Jiufen: The bus stops at Parking Lot No.9 on Saturdays, Sundays and National Public Holidays. Since it is a short distance away from Jiufen Old Street, we highly recommend that you prepare an Easy Card or some Coins and take a 5 minute ride on bus No. 788 to Jiufen Old Street. The bus stops at Taiyang Parking Lot on the weekdays. You will be able to return to your bus to rest if needed, but please note that the air conditioner will not be operating due to Taiwan Environmental Protection Regulations.
  • Shifen: Please check the map here. Due to the busy traffic, the bus won't stay at the place you get off. Please return to the get on place prior to the meet up time after you finish the visiting


  • Once confirmed, no cancelations may be made

Reviews (59)


Everything was fine except that the bus was quite old.


value for money. this is the best in-between of a hired taxi and public transport.


The bus was on time and the driver is friendly. Highly recommend for people looking for transport.


The shuttle bus on weekdays just stopped at Taiyang car park. You need to walk over 300 steep steps up to Jiufen Old Street. Not suitable for the elderly. Alternatively you need to take a bus or taxi which will charge you an exorbitant rare of 200 NTD. Suggest to drop passengers up the village instead.


Driver was there near ximen mrt station, started on time, finishes early (no complains as there's nothing much in jiufen)

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