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With the one-way ticket, you can travel between Taipei and major cities such as Taichung, Kaohsiung, Tainan and others. As you travel across the different parts of Taiwan, you can witness the beautiful scenery that Taiwan has to offer! Age 12 and Above. Age 6 to 11 years old. How to Buy.
I would like to pre-purchase HSR tickets online before arriving in Taiwan, but it seems that online bookings must be picked up in Taiwan within 2 days of booking, which seems to make it impossible to pre-purchase more than 2 dates before I arrive. Usually you won't need to , trains are very frequent and not very crowded except during Chinese New Year. The day you land in Taiwan , you can go to any HSR station and buy tickets for all the days that you might be taking HSR during your holiday. I really do not have an answer but as for the tickets no need to pre purchase you can do it in the station itself ,there is always a place available and in any case the frequency of the trains are high. Taichung HSR luggage storage are available from what I understand, but never used it personally.
Spanning across the island, there are 12 HSR stations traveling in one north-south line. From the first to the last station, it takes a maximum of 2 hours 30 minutes, depending on the number of stopovers in between stations. As below, the straight line distance from point to point is already km. The fastest train is about 1 hour 45 minutes. Another interesting feature is a group discount, which is offered to 11 more than passengers that is a minimum of 12 passengers. Multiple rides and early bird discounts are especially useful for tourists who are able to plan their trip in advance. First start by getting onto the HSR main landing page.
More information Ticket-exempt Child -- Children whose heights are less than cm and children who are equal to or above cm in height but less than six years old with proof of ID may be exempted from Tickets. If such children do not take seats and are escorted by passengers who have purchased full fare tickets or are adults. Children who take seats should buy tickets The number of ticket-exempt children escorted by each ticket-bearing passenger is limited to two children. More information Non-Reserved Seat -- Tickets for non-reserved seats are only sold on the day of the ride, and no reservations are accepted. Once issued your ticket is valid only on the specific date. There is no discount if the number of full fare passengers is less than
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The system is based primarily on Japan's Shinkansen. Most intermediate stations on the line lie outside the cities served; however, a variety of transfer options, such as free shuttle buses, conventional rail, and metros have been constructed to facilitate transport connections. Ridership initially fell short of forecasts, but grew from fewer than 40, passengers per day in the first few months of operation to over , passengers per day in June In the initial years of operation, THSRC accumulated debt due to high depreciation charges and interest, largely due to the financial structure set up for the private company. In , THSRC negotiated with the government to change the method of depreciation from depending on concessions on rights to ridership. Taiwan's rapid economic growth during the latter half of the twentieth century led to saturation of highways, conventional rail, and air traffic systems in the western transport corridor, which threatened to impede further growth. In November , Taiwan passed a law regarding the use of private finance in infrastructure projects, which also applied to the up-to-then state-run THSR project.
Enjoy a limited buy one get one offer on THSR tickets! Use your discount code while completing your order and you will receive two tickets for the price of one. How to receive your discount code: Step 1: Enter your full name as it appears on your passport Step 2: Enter your passport number Step 3: Upload a clear photo of the bio-data page in your passport in its entirety Step 4: Upload a photo of your airline e-ticket. Eligibility for use Promotion period: November 27, - April 30, Travel period: November 28, - June 30, An even number of tickets must be purchased to benefit from this discount, and each discount code may only be used on a single order. Discount codes are limited to one per passport The number of tickets are limited and discount is available while supplies last For more information on one-way tickets, please refer to the high-speed rail product pages This promotion is limited to foreign visitors entering Taiwan as a tourist and requires a valid outbound flight ticket. This promotion is not available for foreigners holding residency in Taiwan for education or employment purposes. KKday and THSR reserve the right to cancel the discount or refuse to redeem tickets if criteria is not met To receive this offer, the destination must be one of the following: Taichung, Changhua, Yunlin, Chiayi, Tainan, or Zuoying Kaohsiung station This offer is valid for regular ticket and adult ticket fares only.
There are 11 stops now and mainly three ways for operating: stopping in each stops, stopping without certain stops and direct. They're different mainly because of the time, for example, the most quicky one from Taipei to Zuoying takes only 96 minutes. Therefore, you could pay attention on the routes when booking tickets. ID is neccessary when children is over cm. It's neccessary to come with adult and each adult could only accompany 2 children. Not applicable for group tickets. Website Information.
The train is one of the most convenient ways to travel around Taiwan. A complete single ride takes about 1. Taiwan High Speed Rail adopts Japanese technologies. Taipei Station and Zuoying Station are not far from city centers and connected with local metro lines. Others are a little far from city centers, but have buses running there and to nearby scenic spots. All seats on these bullet trains in Taiwan can be rotated to face the direction of travel, and they are classified into three types:. Business Class Seats: They are set up in coach no.