About THSR
About Taiwan High Speed Rail
The Taiwan High Speed Rail starts its operation from 2007. It is the network that runs along the west Taiwan, from Taipei City to Kaohsiung City for approximately 335.5 km. There are 11 stations finished so far. Taiwan High Speed Rail Tourism will take you to travel around the main cities of Taiwan, including Taipei, Taichung, and Kaohsiung to experience the wonderful Taiwan tour.
From the north to the south, THSR Taiwan covers 15 districts, including Taipei station, Banciao station, Taoyuan station, Hsinchu station, Miaoli Station, Taichung station, Changhua Station, Yunlin Station, Chaiyi station, Tainan station and Zouying station. The transportation from the initial station Taipei to the last station Kaohsiung takes about only 1.5 to 2 hours.
The train model 700T (a kind of train style), is designed to suit the hot and humid weather in Taiwan. With 12 carriages, including 1 business car and 11 standard cars, THSR trains provide 989 seats in total -- 66 seats in business and others in standard. THSR operates at a speed up to 300km/hr.
How to Purchase
Self-service ticket vending machines can be found at every station. Also, you may book in advance via phone or online.
Phone bookings please contact: +886-2-4066-5678
(Hotlines available from 9am to 12am daily)
Online bookings are available up to 14 days in advance.
THSR provides information of timetable, station location, transfer and ticket fares for request via phone or fax. Or you may inquire via Email.
International Calls: +886-2-6626-8000
International: +886-2-6626-8866
Local: 02-6626-8866
All the information above may varied, please refer to the official website of THSR
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