How to Get from Taipei to Hualien

Train, Plane & Bus Information

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Getting To Hualien

There are several options when making your way from Taipei to Hualien and back again. We’ve put together some info to help you along!

The Easiest Options When Available

Option 1: Take the Train

This is the most popular and affordable method of getting to Hualien from Taipei.  The express trains (Taroko Express or Puyuma Express) will get you to Hualien in about 2 hours, while the non-express trains can take 3-4 hours. It is important to book your train tickets ahead of time, especially on weekends and holidays, as the trains do sell out.  A one way ticket will cost NT$440 per person.

You can book train tickets online here.

How to get from Taipei to Hualien