Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) Tickets from Zuoying/Kaohsiung

Overview

Explore Taiwan by bullet train — the Taiwan High Speed Rail takes you from Zuoying (Kaohsiung) to other popular cities on the island in style and at super-fast speeds. Plan ahead and book with us to skip ticket lines!

Highlights

  • Your fastest transportation option in Taiwan — reach speeds of over 280 kph
  • Travel in style with free WiFi onboard and roomy seats
  • Arrive at Taipei from Zuoying (Kaohsiung) within 2 hours
  • From Kaohsiung, choose from four popular destinations in Taiwan

Key Information

Important Information

- Please present your e-voucher, passport, and visa at any THSR ticketing window to redeem the physical tickets. Indicate your departure date and reserve a seat if needed (no extra fees will be charged) - Please make sure that the name, country of residence, and passport number entered upon booking are the exact same as the details on your passport. Your passport must have at least one valid certificate of entry (visa-exempt entry, tourist visa, or entry permit) - These tickets are only available for non-Taiwanese passport holders entering Taiwan for a short-term stay (less than 180 days) or with visa-exempt entry. These are not available for foreign residents of Taiwan - Passengers who hold Taiwanese dual citizenship must present a non-Taiwanese passport with a recent valid entry document to Taiwan (e.g. visa, visa exemption stamp, Exit & Entry Permit for Taiwan, etc.) - Refunds will not be given to guests who are found ineligible for these tickets - Children aged 0-5 may ride for free without a ticket, but they must sit on a guardian’s lap - Each paying adult can bring a maximum of 2 children aged 0–5 for free. A child ticket will be required for each additional child - Children aged 0–5 who are over 115 cm tall must present a valid ID to ride the THSR for free - Children aged 6–11 who are over 115 cm tall will require a child ticket; they must also present a valid ID confirming their age - Travelers with reserved seats must enter through the manual gate

Description

Save your vacation time for exploring Taiwan, not for the road. When you need to travel between cities on the island, the Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) is your best bet! This bullet train service whisks you from Zuoying — Kaohsiung’s HSR station — to various other cities at a speed of 280 kph and beyond, minimizing commuting time and providing scenic views on the way to boot. Choose from four popular destinations: Taipei, Taichung, Taoyuan, and Tainan. Your ticket is available for one-way travel from Zuoying (Kaohsiung) to the station of your choice. Whether you’re planning to see the Sun Moon Lake in Taichung, visit the Confucius Temple in Tainan, or sample Taiwan’s famous street food at a night market, the THSR will bring you to where you want to go in no time. Travel in style on plush, roomy seats with free onboard WiFi, and arrive at your destination fresh and ready to hit the ground running. To plan ahead and skip ticket lines, book now!

How it works

1. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation email with a QR code, which will serve as your e-voucher 2. Exchange your e-voucher (printed or displayed on your smartphone) for a physical ticket at a THSR ticketing window within 90 days from the date your e-voucher was issued

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