Keelung City

Medium-sized city with lots to offer

Keelung (基隆) is a port city located to the east of Taipei, and a perfect day or weekend trip from the capital. Featuring an array of fish markets and seaside sights, it’s also a perfect hub from which to venture out to spots such as Yehliu Geopark or Jiufen.

Things to do

Central Keelung

Nearby things to do

How to get there

By Taiwan Railways (TRA)

The main station, Keelung Station, has regular services to Taipei and south down to spots such as Hualian. To get here from Taipei Station, you can either take a local (about 45 mins, NT$41) or a more modern and comfortable Limited Express train (43 mins, NT$64). The TR Pass can also be used on this route. From Keelung Station you can then make your way to the various attractions on this page

By bus

Kuo-Kuang Bus operates services from cities such as Taipei (50 mins, NT$57). The Kuo-Kuang Bus station is located outside exit M2 of Taipei Station. Services are also available from other spots in the capital such as Taipei City Hall Bus station near Taipei 101. If you want to visit various spots in and around Keelung from Taipei without the stress of taking various buses then a shuttle bus such as the Mysterious Coast Shuttle Service or the Taipei North Coast Half-Day Tour on KKday are well worth considering.

By car

It takes just under half an hour to get here via Highway Route 1. If you need to hire a car, check out the latest deals at KKday.

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