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Taichung City to Taipei City buses schedule & prices

3 Aug

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364 buses scheduled on Aug. 04, 2021 with services provided by 2 operator(s)

00:00

≈2h 30m

02:30

台中車站 台北轉運站
1619

From

US$ 9.69

00:00

≈2h 30m

02:30

台中車站 台北轉運站
1619b

From

US$ 9.69

00:30

≈2h 0m

02:30

朝馬站 台北轉運站
1619

From

US$ 8.59

00:30

≈2h 0m

02:30

朝馬站 台北轉運站
1619b

From

US$ 8.59

01:00

≈2h 30m

03:30

台中車站 台北轉運站
1619b

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Prices and times listed here are updated regularly but might not match operator’s latest price. Please check again when booking.

Operators for Taichung City to Taipei City buses

This is a summary of all buses scheduled on Aug. 04, 2021 by 2 operators
Operators Fastest Earliest departure Latest departure Cheapest
≈2h 0m 00:00 23:30 US$ 8.59
≈2h 15m 05:15 23:00 US$ 8.59

Reviews

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5 Good
yen way
2021-07-20 07:28:06
朝馬站 -> 台北轉運站 ·
Klook可以輕鬆購買客運車票 但是很多人不知道網路購票系統很好用 取票也很方便 給他手機號碼就能拿到票了 真方便
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5 Good
minghan
2021-07-23 04:01:55
水湳站 -> 台北轉運站 ·
換票非常方便,座位非常舒適,做起來很開心,服務非常好,非常建議購買,客路在網路上買非常方便
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5 Good
Ming Han
2021-07-23 04:28:49
水湳站 -> 台北轉運站 ·
換票非常方便,國光的座位很大,客路買的價格非常便宜,會繼續購買,雖然疫情期間不能出去,以後還是會買
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5 Good
shih chun
2021-07-28 13:44:59
台中車站 -> 台北轉運站 ·
各種客運南來北往的或者地區性的交通工具都有,且站內服務人員也很親切熱心,不清楚的地方都可詢問「服務台」,真心推薦!
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5 Good
CHIA WEI
2021-08-02 09:05:38
朝馬站 -> 台北轉運站 ·
折扣+原本積分折扣+透過linepay卡累積點數 省了快50元 客服已死是個美中不足
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5 Good
GUANGHUEI
2021-08-02 22:24:59
朝馬站 -> 台北轉運站 ·
使用簡單又便利,還有消費積點好康,以後仍會持續使用
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5 Good
GUANGHUEI
2021-08-02 22:26:02
朝馬站 -> 台北轉運站 ·
使用簡單又便利,還有消費積點好康,以後仍會持續使用
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5 Good
GUANGHUEI
2021-08-02 22:27:21
朝馬站 -> 台北轉運站 ·
使用簡單又便利,還有消費積點好康,以後仍會持續使用
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5 Good
GUANGHUEI
2021-08-02 22:28:47
朝馬站 -> 台北轉運站 ·
使用簡單又便利,還有消費積點好康,以後仍會持續使用
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5 Good
GUANGHUEI
2021-08-02 22:29:22
朝馬站 -> 台北轉運站 ·
使用簡單又便利,還有消費積點好康,以後仍會持續使用
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Travel from Taichung to Taipei by bus

In Northern Taiwan lies the country’s capital of Taipei. Being the country’s beating heart, it’s one of its most popular destinations. It has everything that a traveler would want. You can visit cultural sites like the National Palace Museum and National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, pray at holy spaces like Lungshan Temple, bask in the grandeur of nature at Yangmingshan National Park, and shop around Shi-men Ting and the Shi Lin Night Market.

Taipei, and like most areas in Taiwan, has a subtropical climate, so the best times to visit the city are the months of October and November when the weather is pleasant, comfortable, and dry. The winter months of December to February are also great times for those on a tight budget to visit the city because it’s considered to be the low season, hence prices for a variety of things drop.

Getting around Taipei is relatively easy, especially with its MRT system that covers 107 stations. The bus lines can get you not just between various places in the city, but also outside, so it’s your best way to get around the city. Taxis are also available here.

Bus guide

A one-way bus ride from Taichung to Taipei typically ranges from TWD260-300, depending on the operator. The total travel time may take around 2 hours and 40 minutes to complete the 170km distance. To get more information on the latest prices and schedules, please check the journeys for your preferred travel date in advance.

Operators on route

Two operators serve the Taichung-Taipei route:

  • Kuo-Kuang Motor Transport, originally the Directorate General of Highway, has been working in the streets of Taiwan since 1946
  • Ubus, or the United Bus is one of the first private national highway passenger transportation companies in Taiwan, established in 1989

Departure and arrival points

Departure points

  • TRA Taichung Station
  • Chaoma Station
  • Shuinan Station

Arrival points

  • Taipei Bus Station

Things to do in Taichung

  • Fall in love with the local culture of Taichung and visit Feng Chai Night Market. One of the largest night markets in Taiwan and home to over 15,000 shops
  • Go on a hiking adventure at Taroko National Park, named after the majestic Taroko Gorge
  • Explore the eye-catching Rainbow Village and take hundreds of photos along with its brightly-hued homes, streets, and alleys
  • Try camping with your friends at Wuling Farm, a favorite tourist attraction known for its gardens, trails, and collection of cherry blossoms
  • Savor a scenic afternoon at Gaomei Wetlands, a peaceful wind turbine farm at Qingshi District, most beautiful during sunset

Things to do in Taipei

  • Visit the National Palace Museum, known for its incredible architecture, lush gardens, and collection of over 700,00 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artworks and other items
  • Eat your heart out at Shilin Night Market, the country’s most famous night market, home of Taiwan’s most popular street food, souvenirs, and unique merchandise
  • Climb the Elephant Mountain and catch a glimpse of Taipei 101, the tallest building in Taiwan, and a panoramic view of Taipei
  • Go on a shopping spree at Ximending, a lively neighborhood in Wanhua District, known for its busy streets lined with hundreds of stores
  • Appreciate the local art scene at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, a former tobacco factory turned creative park

Travel from Taichung City to Taipei City by bus

Heading to Taipei City from Taichung City? Find your tickets with Klook now and compare prices, schedules and journey durations at a glance.You can travel from Taichung City to Taipei City by bus as fast as ≈2h 0m, with tickets starting from just US$ 8.59.

For most days, the earliest departure is 00:00 and the latest is 23:30.You can find 2 operators with services from Taichung City to Taipei City on Klook. Operator offers tickets starting at just US$ 8.59.Trips on buses between Taichung City and Taipei City leave from Dongshi Station, 台中車站, 國光客運台中車站, 朝馬站, 朝馬站(國光), 水湳站, 豐原站, and head to 台北轉運站.Book Standard fare, Concession fare tickets for buses Taichung City to Taipei City with Klook, your all-in-one travel platform. You'll get an e-ticket to present at boarding or redeem for physical tickets.

Common Questions

How much do bus tickets from Taichung City to Taipei City cost?

For Taichung City to Taipei City, bus tickets start at US$ 8.59 from Ubus. Overall, prices will depend on the outbound times and ticket types.

How long does it take to travel by bus from Taichung City to Taipei City?

For Taichung City to Taipei City, it usually takes around ≈2h 20m by bus. Ubus provides the fastest trip at just ≈2h 0m.

Where can I take the bus from Taichung City to Taipei City?

You can take the bus to Taipei City at Dongshi Station, 台中車站, 國光客運台中車站, 朝馬站, 朝馬站(國光), 水湳站, 豐原站 in Taichung City.

By taking a bus from Taichung City, where will I arrive in Taipei City?

By taking a bus to Taipei City, you can arrive at 台北轉運站.

Which operator runs a route from Taichung City to Taipei City?

Currently, Operator operates from Taichung City to Taipei City, with around 364 departures per day.

How can I book bus tickets for Taichung City to Taipei City?

Simply choose your outbound date and time for Taichung City to Taipei City on Klook and book.

Depending on what tickets you've booked, you can board with your Klook e-ticket or redeem it for a physical ticket at the outbound point.

How long will it take before I get a refund?

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Can I change or cancel my booking?

Changes can only be made at a bus station counter. Cancellations are possible through Klook but are subject to the terms and conditions of the bus operator. A cancellation processing fee may be charged.

What are the differences between an Open Time Ticket and a Fixed Time Ticket?

Open Time Tickets can be used to board a bus for your selected route at any given time within 6 months.

For Fixed Time Ticket, tickets are only valid for your selected date and time.

Who is eligible for a concession fare?
  1. Passengers over 65 years old. Taiwanese residents can use their ID as proof. Non-Taiwanese residents will need to show their Mackay Project Alien Permanent Resident Certificate.
  2. Passengers holding a Disability Card and their carers can both buy a concession ticket (1 carer for each disabled passenger can enjoy the concession price)
  3. i. Children aged 0-5 years old can travel for free (proof of age required) ii. Children aged 6-11 can buy a concession fare ticket (proof of age required) iii. Children who are permitted to travel for free must be accompanied by a paying passenger and cannot occupy a seat of their own (max. 2 per paying passenger. Any more than 2 must buy a concession ticket)