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Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

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Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

Hi all. I will be staying in between Zhongxiao dunhua station and Sun-yat-sen memorial station.

Just hope to know how can I travel from my place over to shifen in the morning at around 7am? Because I plan to reach Shifen at around 10plus.

Thank you!

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1. Re: Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

1. Take MRT to Nangang Station. (11 mins)

2. Transfer to TRA Nangang Station.

3. Take the 08:36am Local Train to Ruifang, arrive at 09:11am

4. Change to 09:19am Pingxi Line Train heading to Jingtong

5. Arrive at Shifen at 09:44am

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2. Re: Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

I see! Do you know if I can purchase the Train ticket on the day before? So I don't have to queue up early in the morning.

Thank you!

Edited: 11:22 pm, February 12, 2013
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3. Re: Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

yes you can purchase the ticket before hand but usually no need unless it is a weekend where there is a crowd. if you have the youyou card u can just tap and enter.

the pingxi line has a day pass if you intened to go up and down the line

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4. Re: Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

hi, can i use the easycard on pingxi line?

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5. Re: Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

i am not sure but the pingxi line has a conductor on the train that sells tickets. i used the day pass previously so i am not sure

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6. Re: Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

I understand only Ruifang and Hou-tong stations will accept Easycard (悠遊卡) as mode of train fare payment. Easycard cannot be used on other stations along Pingsi railway branch line.

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7. Re: Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

Possible to take cab to Shifen from around Zhongxiao dunhua station in the morning?

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8. Re: Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

It is possible to take cab to Shifen from around Zhongxiao Dunhua MRT Station in the morning. Expect cab fare to be around NT$1000 one way.

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9. Re: Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

Awesome! (: but do i just flag a random cab to shifen or do I have to make a booking for one of the local cab drivers?

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10. Re: Help on travelling to Shifen in the morning

You can flag a cab on the streets.