West Circular Line

Tainan Railway Station train timetable

  • 09:00
  • 10:30
  • 11:00
  • 12:00
  • 14:00
  • 15:00
  • 16:30
  • 17:00
  • 18:00
    The timetable has been implemented since October 1, 2019. If there is any change, please refer to the service status. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
    • Tainan Station

      The way the station presents itself now was completed in 1936. The tunnel between the first and the second platform was also constructed back then. On the second floor is the Tainan Railway Hotel room, a waiting room and some restaurants. It is the only one two-story station building constructed in Taiwan during the Japanese occupation period. Up to this day it is the only two-story station with a hotel in all Taiwan.

    • Chihkan Culture Park

      Chikan Tower can be considered as the development center of old Tainan. Within its precincts, there are many historical sites. It has Dutch architectural elements and something from the Zheng family as well. Chihkan Culture Park includes three main sites of historic interest, namely Chihkan Tower, which was even recommended by the Washington Post, the Grand Matsu Temple which was originally the palace of the Southern Ming prince Zhu Shugui, and the State Temple of the Martial God modified from the Kuan Ti Temple of king Ning Jing.

    • Shennong Street/Beishi Street

      Shennong Street used to be called Beishi Street. It is the best preserved old street in the city of Tainan, and it is also the main point of the Five Harbors Cultural Park. There are many sites of historic interest on Shennong Street, as well as temples and old trades. This place is also linked with a very famous enterprise which happens to have its own museum in Tainan! It is the Chimei Museum. The Chi Mei Group founder Hsu Wen-lung was born and raised on Beishi Street. The Chimei Museum, along with Chimei Optoelectronics and Chimei Hospital, are three gifts that Hsu Wen-lung has given to its native town. He has dedicated all his life and energies to these three enterprises.

      Tainan has a whole different charm at nighttime, especially along Hai’an Road! You can find pubs, awesome food and plenty of drinks. Also, you can drink as much beer as you want. It is quite different from the historic Tainan. Check it out and see what it’s like!

    • Anping Recreational Wharf

      The Anping Recreational Wharf used to be an old fish market. Now it has been turned into a recreational space for children and adults alike. There is a pumping station as well as an activity center. It is surrounded by walls of glass making it seem like a carved glass house. It is the perfect place to enjoy the marine breeze and to look at the scenery. During the Japanese occupation, the Anping harbor had a direct ship to the Japanese harbor of Osaka!

    • Eternal Golden Castle

      The Eternal Golden Castle is also known as Uhrkuenshen Battery. It is the first Western-style fort in Taiwan. It was built with Western-style bricks. It is a squared construction with ramparts at the four corners, while the central concave site was used to drill the army. It is also alternatively known with the less popular names of Big Fort, Anping Fort, and Mortar Fort.

    • Civic Center Station

      In 2010, after the merging of Tainan County and Tainan City and the upgrading of the system, the original government buildings in Anping District and Xinying District were converted into the Yonghua Civic Center and the Minjhih Municipal Center. Both have offices. Tainan City originally had seven administrative regions, now it has become a metropolis with 37 administrative regions. The entire Greater Tainan area occupies an area of about 2191.65 square kilometers, and with a population 1880000 people. In the northern part of the city is the Baihe District, in the southern part the Guanmiao District, in the eastern the Nanhua District, and in the western part Qigu District, which faces Penghu Island far across the sea,

    • Xiao Ximen

      Ximen Road is a very famous road for its many jewelers’ shops. This is where the city walls were located during the Qing dynasty. Back then, outside of Ximen Road was the ocean.

    • Confucius Temple Cultural Park

      The Confucius Temple was built in 1665 during the kingdom of Tungning under suggestion of Chen Yonghua. It was the first Confucian temple to be built in Taiwan and it also promoted the teachings of Confucius, that is why it is also referred to as The First School of Taiwan. Confucius Temple Cultural Park focuses around the Confucius Temple and comprises several sites of historic interest which are to be found in the surroundings. This park is also the predecessor of all other cultural parks in Taiwan. There are different types of historic sites in this area, including a prefectural school, the city walls, some tombs, a Buddhist temple hall, an imperial temple, and a school founded during the Japanese occupation; all of these sites have something special and unique.

    Starlight West Circular Line

    Tainan Railway Station train timetable

    • 18:20
    • 19:00
    • 19:40
    The timetable has been implemented since October 1, 2019. If there is any change, please refer to the service status. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
    • Tainan Station

      The way the station presents itself now was completed in 1936. The tunnel between the first and the second platform was also constructed back then. On the second floor is the Tainan Railway Hotel room, a waiting room and some restaurants. It is the only one two-story station building constructed in Taiwan during the Japanese occupation period. Up to this day it is the only two-story station with a hotel in all Taiwan.

    • Chihkan Culture Park

      Chikan Tower can be considered as the development center of old Tainan. Within its precincts, there are many historical sites. It has Dutch architectural elements and something from the Zheng family as well. Chihkan Culture Park includes three main sites of historic interest, namely Chihkan Tower, which was even recommended by the Washington Post, the Grand Matsu Temple which was originally the palace of the Southern Ming prince Zhu Shugui, and the State Temple of the Martial God modified from the Kuan Ti Temple of king Ning Jing.

    • Shennong Street/Beishi Street

      Shennong Street used to be called Beishi Street. It is the best preserved old street in the city of Tainan, and it is also the main point of the Five Harbors Cultural Park. There are many sites of historic interest on Shennong Street, as well as temples and old trades. This place is also linked with a very famous enterprise which happens to have its own museum in Tainan! It is the Chimei Museum. The Chi Mei Group founder Hsu Wen-lung was born and raised on Beishi Street. The Chimei Museum, along with Chimei Optoelectronics and Chimei Hospital, are three gifts that Hsu Wen-lung has given to its native town. He has dedicated all his life and energies to these three enterprises.

      Tainan has a whole different charm at nighttime, especially along Hai’an Road! You can find pubs, awesome food and plenty of drinks. Also, you can drink as much beer as you want. It is quite different from the historic Tainan. Check it out and see what it’s like!

    • Xiao Ximen

      Ximen Road is a very famous road for its many jewelers’ shops. This is where the city walls were located during the Qing dynasty. Back then, outside of Ximen Road was the ocean.

    • Confucius Temple Cultural Park

      The Confucius Temple was built in 1665 during the kingdom of Tungning under suggestion of Chen Yonghua. It was the first Confucian temple to be built in Taiwan and it also promoted the teachings of Confucius, that is why it is also referred to as The First School of Taiwan. Confucius Temple Cultural Park focuses around the Confucius Temple and comprises several sites of historic interest which are to be found in the surroundings. This park is also the predecessor of all other cultural parks in Taiwan. There are different types of historic sites in this area, including a prefectural school, the city walls, some tombs, a Buddhist temple hall, an imperial temple, and a school founded during the Japanese occupation; all of these sites have something special and unique.

    List of ticket stub partners

    Taking Tainan Bus for free with a ticket stub of the day

    4Hours Pass

    Regular NT$300

    Discount NT$150

    • Children between ages of 6 and 12
    • Elderlies over 65 years of age
    • Person with disability card, and must be accompanied by a caretaker. Please provide piece of identification at purchase.
    • After purchasing a ticket, a tourist can transfer to other Tainan Bus lines for free on the same day.

    Tainan Sightseeing Bus is wheelchair accessible.

    • The bus is equipped with a priority space for wheelchairs.
    • The rear/center bus door is equipped with a manual ramp which the bus operator will extend for wheelchair users.
    One Day Pass

    Regular NT$500

    Discount NT$250

    • Children between ages of 6 and 12
    • Elderlies over 65 years of age
    • Person with disability card, and must be accompanied by a caretaker. Please provide piece of identification at purchase.
    • After purchasing a ticket, a tourist can transfer to other Tainan Bus lines for free on the same day.

    Tainan Sightseeing Bus is wheelchair accessible.

    • The bus is equipped with a priority space for wheelchairs.
    • The rear/center bus door is equipped with a manual ramp which the bus operator will extend for wheelchair users.
    Ways to buy a ticket:

    A ticket can be directly bought on the bus.
    Allowed credit cards : EasyCard / iPass / HappyCash

    Contracted Hotels in Tainan: Ticket offices for 4-h (full-fare) passes

    Online Ticket

    Contracted Hotels in Tainan: Ticket offices for one-day (full-fare) passes

      Drivers have more than 10 years of driving experience and have been awarded excellent drivers for three consecutive years, providing you with a pleasant and enjoyable sightseeing trip.
      Chinese guided tours are provided. Let us show you and guide you to experience a different and fresh Tainan if you love Tainan and would like to explore its culture and history.
      There are 32 seats on the upper deck of a double-decker sightseeing bus, 10 indoor lovers’ seats, and a barrier-free space. (People in wheelchairs can also take the bus!)

    Service Features

    Multinational translation NT$100 for renting an audio guide
    Free Wifi Free Wi-Fi guided tour

    Audioguide in 4 languages

    Precautions

    Precautions

    • Passengers are forbidden to stand on a bus, open an umbrella, or put their heads/hands outside the window of the bus.
    • If it rains while a bus is moving, please move to the lower deck or air-conditioned zone as much as possible.
    • If a bus is unable to depart on time due to weather, natural disasters, poor road conditions, vehicle machinery breakdowns, traffic accidents or other force majeure factors, the company has the right to postpone or stop the bus.

    Tainan

    • Transportation Service Line :06-2219177
    • Address : No. 68, Alley 30, Lane 152, Gongyuan South Road, North District Tainan City, 704

    Tainan Station