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Hualien to Taipei by bus

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Hualien to Taipei by bus


Is there a direct bus from Hualien to Taipei? How long is the travel time? Can pls share buses schedule & where may I get the tickets? Thanks!

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1. Re: Hualien to Taipei by bus

There is no direct public bus linking Hualien city and Taipei city.

You can board the railway trains direct to Taipei city.

There are public buses linking Luodong, Yilan, Jiaosi and Taipei city.

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2. Re: Hualien to Taipei by bus

Thanks Taiwan DIY!

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3. Re: Hualien to Taipei by bus

I could not book train tickets from Hualien back to Taipei on 10 Nov at 1800 train as the system say "Sorry no tickets available." Believe tickets are sold out. Could anyone kindly advise me my alternative back to Taipei?

I have already booked my hotel on 10 Nov in Taipei.

Appreciate any advice as i desperately need some.

Thanks so much

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4. Re: Hualien to Taipei by bus

a) Book an another train.

b) Take a train to Luodong and change for Bus.

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5. Re: Hualien to Taipei by bus

Try tricks mentioned here, wishing you best of luck!


Edited: 12:01 pm, October 29, 2012
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6. Re: Hualien to Taipei by bus

Hi all, Can you make a reservation on the Luodong to Taipei bus? I can't read the chinese on the Kamalan website. I know it runs frequently, but is it likely to be full on a sunday night?

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7. Re: Hualien to Taipei by bus

Try the combo tickets


Don't worry about the bus.

There are 3 bus companies run between Taipei and Luodong.If there are too many people waiting in line, the bus companies will provide more bus in additioanl to the time table. I have never waited the bus more than 30 min.

Edited: 3:56 am, September 04, 2013
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how do i get tickets from hualien to taipei via the non-express train?

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9. Re: Hualien to Taipei by bus

For local train, you can get the ticketing at Ticket Vending Machine or ticket window in train stations

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