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How to Get to Kaohsiung City

The exciting journey begins the moment you arrive in Kaohsiung City

Kaohsiung City is an easily accessible city. When planning the trip, you can choose among flying and taking a train, the high-speed rail, a bus or even a cruise ship to begin the tour of Kaohsiung City in your own style.
  • THSR Taipei StationTHSR Zuoying Station:approximately1 h and 30 min

    Lower service frequency; fare: around NTD 1,500

  • TRA Taipei StationTRA Kaohsiung Station:approximately3 h and 30 min

    Puyuma Express, Tze-Chiang Limited Express or Chu-Kuang Express; fares:NTD 650-850

  • Taipei to Kaohsiung by Bus:approximately4 h and 30 min

    Higher service frequency; more stations for passengers to alight; fares:NTD 470-730

Kaohsiung International Airport
Kaohsiung International Airport

Kaohsiung International Airport

Kaohsiung International Airport, the second largest international airport in Taiwan, is the major airport for southern Taiwan to connect with other places. The airport provides services such as temporary luggage storage, financial services, dining and shopping. Furthermore, tourist enquiry services are available at the visitor information center on the ground floor.

Domestic Flights

Flights that are currently available are between Kinmen, Penghu, Hualien, Qimei and Wang’an.

Information Desk for Domestic Flights

  • +886-7-8057630 (It provides enquiry services about domestic flights.)
  • 06:00-21:00
Real-time information on domestic flights
International Flights and Flights between Taiwan and China

Kaohsiung International Airport is the main international gateway to southern Taiwan. Currently, there are direct flights to various cities in China, including Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, and other Asian cities.


  • +886-7-8057631
  • 05:00-21:00
Real-time information about international airlines
Airport Transfer to Downtown

The airport, located in Siaogang District, Kaohsiung City, is only 10 kilometers from downtown. Taking public transportation and driving are both good ways to travel in the City. As for public transportation, taking Kaohsiung Metro is the most convenient means to get to different areas in Kaohsiung, and taking a bus is also recommended. If you need greater mobility, you can take a taxi or rent a car to reach your destinations.

Airport Transportation
TRA Kaohsiung Station
TRA Kaohsiung Station

TRA Kaohsiung Station

TRA Kaohsiung Station is the transportation hub of downtown Kaohsiung City and southern Taiwan, which takes you to 9 stations such as Nanzi, Xinzuoying and Fengshan. The Station provides services such as temporary luggage storage, Wi-Fi, charging stations and barrier-free facilities. Passengers can easily transfer to other transportation means at Kaohsiung bus station and Metro station nearby.

Transfer information
By Taxi

Taxi Stand at Kaohsiung Station


R11 Kaohsiung Main Station

Highway Transportation

統聯客運 United Highway Bus (Jianguo Station)

Aloha Bus (Kaohsiung Station)

Chung Nan Bus (Zhongshan East Station)

Ho-Hsin Bus (Jianguo Terminal)

Kaohsiung City Bus (TRA Kaohsiung Station)

Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) Zuoying Station
Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) Zuoying Station

Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) Zuoying Station

THSR Zuoying Station (Kaohsiung) is integrated with TRA Xinzuoying Station and Zuoying Station of Kaohsiung. Metro. Moreover, buses on different routes outside the THSR Station can take you to the downtown areas, popular attractions and shopping malls, which is really convenient.

Services and facilities

dining, shopping, car rental, visitor Information center, internet, charging station, luggage storage

Timetable and Fare Inquiries
Sightseeing Cruise
Sightseeing Cruise

Sightseeing Cruise

Port of Kaohsiung is an international port of cargo, which also receives passengers from all over the world. If you take a cruise to admire the scenery of this port city, the guide on the ship will give you an in-depth interpretation of the Port’s history and achievements.


Highway Bus

Kaohsiung buses are operated by several bus companies independently, each of which may have different stops for getting on and off based on the riding routes. Thus, for those who want to visit Kaohsiung, you can come up with the best itinerary by using the convenience and flexibility of taking buses.