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Alishan railway × 4 routes you could Ride

Alishan railway is one of reason why Alishan is a popular place to visit for locals and  tourists. Riding a forest train could lead you seeing the diversity of views along  the city、suburb and mountain to Alishan. However, the forest train is no longer direct to Alishan anymore but Fenchifu station. Nowadays, there are 4 Alishan railway routes you can ride. 

However, there are plenty of tourist come to visit Alishan. let us check it out what is the special things to do via forest train in Chiayi Alishan.


Alishan railway – Routes & Fares

・Main Line
・Zhaoping Line
・Sacred Line
・Zhushan Line



1. Main line

Route:Chiayi train station – Fenchifu station
Ticket:Online、In counter
Attraction:Fenchifu Street、Fenchifu garage、Bamboo

Alishan railwayMain line is departure from Chiayi to Fenchifu station .At Fenchifu, you can stay over a night  or spent couple hours enjoy the nostalgic street and and then drop on transfer bus to Alishan.Alishan railway ticket

(You might also like:Alishan Travel guide | Things you need to know about Alishan)

2.Zaoping line

Route:Alishan train station – Zaoping station
Ticket:In counter
Attraction:Zhaoping park、Sister pond、three generation tree 
、Shou-zhen temple

Alishan forest trainZaoping line processe to Zaopping park and the other trails. The cherry blossom is also at this station. 

3. Sacred line

Route:Alishan train station – Sacred tree station
How to get the ticket:In counter


Sacred tree line is the best route to see the Sacred, There are two routes around here and you can meet the most of the famous attraction. 

Alishan forest railway

4.Zhushan line

Route:Alishan train station – Zhushan station
How to get the ticket:In counter

If you are going to see the sunrise , then Zhushan line is the train you have to ride it. You can buy the ticket at the Alishan station before a day you departure. 

Alishan train


I write this blog to the people who might interest in Chiayi, Taiwan. Therefore, if you have any question or need a help, please leave a comment below , I will reply as soon as possible. 

Have fun!  Greeting from yucheng.