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How to get to Houli Flower Farm from Taipei

This is a detailed travel guide on how to get to Taichung’s Houli Flower Garden (๐—ญ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜€๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—™๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜) ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ถ via High Speed Rail and Local Train.

๐—›๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ถ ๐—™๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—š๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป  is one of the top tourist attractions in Taiwan. It is located in the city of Taichung in Central Taiwan, about 1-3 hours from Taipei. It is a must-visit destination when you are in Taiwan. You can make a day trip from Taipei or stay in Taichung and explore more of Central Taiwan.

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๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ถ ๐—™๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—š๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป (๐—ญ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜€๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—™๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜) ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ถ

Get to Houli Flower Farm ๐™‘๐™ž๐™– ๐™ƒ๐™ž๐™œ๐™-๐™Ž๐™ฅ๐™š๐™š๐™™ ๐™๐™–๐™ž๐™ก

The fastest way to get to Houli Flower Garden is by taking a Taiwan High-Speed Rail from Taipei. The travel time is around 40 minutes to Taichung Station. From there, you can take a shuttle bus to the city center and Uber or taxi to the flower farm. You can also take a local train and alight in Houli or Tai’an Station, the latter is closer to the flower farm.

Houli Flower Garden in Taichung, Taiwan

Alternatively, you can also alight at Miaoli High-Speed Rail Station (Fengfu TRA Station) and transfer to the local train. Get off at Tai’an Station and take an Uber or taxi at around TWD150 or walk for about 20 minutes. The travel time from Fengfu Station to Taiโ€™an Station is 30 minutes and the fare is TWD48.

Houli Flower Farm in Taichung

There is an ongoing promo where you can purchase a buy one take one HSR ticket: It is cheaper to buy your ticket online than to get it at the HSR counter.

Taiwan High-Speed Rail Schedule

Below is the train schedule from Taipei to Taichung and from Taichung to Taipei via High-Speed Rail. The departure time is highlighted in green and the arrival time in yellow.

Taipei to Taichung Train Schedule via High-Speed Rail

Taipei to Taichung Train Schedule via High-Speed Rail

Taichung to Taipei Train Schedule via High-Speed Rail

Taichung to Taipei Train Schedule via High-Speed Rail

Get to Houli Flower Farm ๐™‘๐™ž๐™– ๐™๐™๐˜ผโ€™๐™จ ๐™‡๐™ค๐™˜๐™–๐™ก ๐™๐™ง๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ

If you are on a budget, you can get on a local train from Taipei to Tai’an Station via the Mountain Line to Chiayi. The fare is TWD206 and the travel time is around 2.5 hours. From Taiwan Station, you can take a 3-minute taxi or Uber for TWD150 or walk for around 20 minutes.

Houli Flower Farm in Taichung

 If you decide to walk, you can turn right once you get out of the station, then turn right again once you see the traffic light. Walk straight until the end of the road and then turn right and walk straight to the flower farm.

Houli Flower Garden in Taichung

Local Train Schedule from Taipei to Taichung

The local train to Chiayi leaves Taipei Main Station at 5:57 AM, 7:04 AM, 8:03 AM, 09:06 AM, 10:05 AM, 11:06 AM, 12:08 PM, 1:04 PM, 2:04 PM and few more trips in the afternoon if you plan to stay overnight in Taichung.

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Where to Stay in Taipei?

Staying in an Airbnb is a good option especially when you travel with a group. I recommend staying in Xinyi District, near Taipei 101 for an amazing view of this iconic building. You can check out Airbnb listings near Taipei 101 or search below.

Airbnb near Taipei 101
View of Taipei 101 from our Airbnb’s rooftop pool

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