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Alishan Forest Railway Ticket guide | How to get it ?

Alishan Forest Railway Ticket guide is about how to get the train ticket online.  Even through the official website shows in Chinese only ,I hope this page will help you book Alishan forest railway ticket correctly and have fun in Alishan.

When we talk about Alishan,it actually means “Alishan Forest Recreation Area” which famous as sunrisegiant treesee of clouds etc.(where the tourist usually visit)  And Fenchifu is just one of the forest railway station of Alishan.

Nowadays, forest railway will drop off their and then traveling to Alishan Forest Recreation Area by shuttle bus. Don’t get confuse with Alishan forest recreation and Fenchifu. They are in different locations. (Alishan Travel guide | Things you should know about Alishan)

Alishan Forest Railway ticket online – Things You have to know

What type of train should I take?

alishan train ticket online

Basically, there are 2 type of train up to the Fenchihu which called Alishn and Jungshing. Buying the Alishan Forest Railway ticket online will only server Alishan train which number is NO.1 and No.3(you will need this when you book the railways ticket).

What is the different between Alishn and Jungshing?

Alishn:It is possible to book online and seat reservation. (run at 9:00 everyday and 9:30 on holiday)
Jungshing It is Not possible to book online and No seat reservation. (run at 8:30 on holiday)

It means that if you would like to get the railways ticket online, only two options for you:

1.Alishan train No.1 departure at  09:00 everyday.
2.Alishan train
No.3 departure at 09:30 on holiday.

Travling hour:2 hour 20 mins

Alishan Train Ticket Online – Q&A

Q:When start to book?
A:15-day in Advance Tickets.(include the day you departure) and basic on Taiwan time zone.

Q:How many tickets could I get ?
A:Each passenger is only allowed to reserve 6 tickets

Q:When I have to pay it?
A:during 2 days (including the booking day) after booking the tickets

Alishan Train Ticket Online Guide 

1.Check the link to the official website of Alishan forest railway (shows Chinese only)>>official website of Alishan forest railway alishan train ticket online

Select your trip. (one way or round trip)

2.Personal information

Alishan Forest Railway ticketForone way trip, you need : ID Number/ Passport Number、Cellphone Number、 Departure Date、Train Number 、Departure Station、 Arrival Station and Number of Passengers which shows on the photos above.

alishan train ticket onlineJust something need to know like, train number、 departure and arrival Station.
Train number1  means departure at 9:00 
Departure Station360 means Chiayi station
Arrival Station369 means Fenchifu station

What is the different between each Train No.?


No.1:09:00 everyday
No.3:09:30 on holiday


No.2:14:00 everyday
No.6:14:30 on holiday

3.Continue type in the code and press confirmation buttonAlishan Forest Railway ticket
4. Reservation has been made!alishan train ticket online

When the page shows like this, it means that you made a reservation already.

Moreover, you need to remember your Passport Number and Booking number(booking code) for the online payment.

5.Complete your online booking Alishan Forest Railway ticket

In order to complete your reservation ,you must finish the payment online. Hence, press the online payment button and there is an English website.

Complete your train ticket booking – Online payment

alishan train ticket online
Read the information carefully

The last step, you must finish the payment through online. In case of making mistake , there is an English version for you to check all the information.

alishan train ticket online
Typing your passport Number and Booking number(booking code)

Check the ID No.(passport number) and booking code(booking number)

alishan train ticket online
Finish the payment

Finish payment it and have fun


1.Book the forest railway train ticket in advance, If you would like to take a train.
2.Forest railway train will stop at Fenchifu station so that please take a shuttle bus to the Alishan Forest Recreation Area.
3.Do not worry about make a WRONG reservation of your booking in Chinese website ; You can check the booking information of your ticket before finishing your online payment via the English website.