There are 3 ways to Lauya from Chiayi Railway station.
1.By Bus only (95mins,NT184 for each one)
2.Alishan forest train + bus. (155mins,NT280 for each one )
3.By Taxi (80mins,NT1500 for 2pax or NT1800 for 4pax)
1.Chiayi Railway station->Bus->Lauya (台灣好行-B Line)
You can take bus to Alishan at right side of the front railway station. And align at ShanHudi station (上湖底站) where is right in front of our door !
You have to buy tickets to FuShan Station but align at ShangHuDi Station(上湖底站,64.8k of Tai 18 Line).Don't forget to check the stop LED screen and press the bell when you see the milestone near 64k of Alishan Express to remind the bus driver to stop. The bus will align right in front of our garden.It takes about 1.5 hr from Chiayi Railway station to Lauya and cost NT184.
2.Alishan Forest Train+Bus or Taxi
You can take very Famous Alishan Forest train from Chiayi Railway station to FenqiHu station then take bus or taxi to Lauya after you visit through Fenqihu old downtown.
a.Small train to Fenqihu
Only one small train from Chiayi Railway station at 9:00 every day and one more train at 9:30,10:00 on Staturday from Chiayi Railway station to Fenqihu station. Check the small train information mentioned later to book train tickets first.
How to buy Alishan Forest Small train tickets? (Sorry! We don't have ticket service for you have to take your tickets at small train station)
Small train online booking webisite after goolge translate <-Book your ticket "one-way ticket"
If you want to see the ChuShan sunrise the next day,you can also buy sunrise small train ticket at FenQiHu station before 16:00.
When you arrive FenqiHu Station then:
b.Bus to Lauya directly
After taking long small train and arrive FenqiHu finally. You can put your luggage at Fenqihu station or Conner Shop next to the small train station then visit old downtown , forest trail ,enjoy local food first and take bus to Alishan at 11:30,12:50. Remember to get off the bus at ShanHuDi station (64.8K of Alishan Express) and you will see our garden.
c.Taxi to Lauya
Besides long bus waiting time ,you can also visit the Conner Shop opposite the 7-11 near Fenqihu station and put your luggage there first and book the taxi with the lady boss (ShanShan :+886910366851 or Mr.Chen:+886-933356851) to take you back to Lauya(NT300 for 1~3pax) earlier after you finish your trip at FenQiHu(1~2hours walking time). Please inform Miss ShanShan to call us if you want to join the trip tours and share the pickup cost with our other customers who want to see the sunset at ErYanPing or enjoy the very famous YuPasit restaurant. Then we will be able to arrange tours with you with less cost before you arrive Lauya.
3.Taxi to Lauya
The last bus to alishan is at 14:10 from Chiayi Railway station.If you cannot catch the last bus ,you can take a taxi to our place.
The reasonable rate to Lauya (64.8km of Tai.18) is NT1500 from Chiayi Railway station for 2pax in day time.
Bus to Lauya will be more easy for most customers who want to visit Alishan.
Please take notes of our service number +886-928618654 (oversea) or 0928618654(Taiwan) if you have any drouble on the way to Lauya.