Welcome to Taipei Hotels, your expert on Taipei accommodation and travel in 2017. For all our hotel bookings and availability inquiries we use Hotels Combined. The site not only provides the best deals but also has a trusted history with hotel operations across the globe.

Bus line 17 now connecting Anping Harbor and Dagang

Sign up to find out some of the best places to eat, drink and travel in Taipei for 2017.


Want to travel the Anping Harbor with rich heritage in one day, and the taste the delicious seafood in Dagang? Now, you don’t need to worry about the tiredness of driving. The bus line 17 Happiness has now connected Anping Harbor and Dagang in the weekend. So the tourists can enjoy both location, and don’t need to regret for the trade-off you have to make. The Transpiration Bureau suggests that the tourists can take more advantage of the Happiness bus line 17 to enjoy the tour of happiness.

The chef of the Transportation Bureau, Zhang Zhenyuan, says the surrounding area of Anping Harbor has rich heritage (such as Anping Old Fort, Kehui Kiln, Eternal Golden Castle and others), and has reputation for good food. Gaoxiong and Dagang are famous for the distribution centers for fish. The fish markets that have sea fish, crab, shrimp, conch and other seafood can be find anywhere. Before, there is no bus line between the two harbor. The tourists have to return to the Tainan Train Station to take the bus to the different harbor, which is the main reason that tourists give up one of the harbors. In order to reduce the regrets of the tourists, the Transportation Bureau has opened the bus line 17 of Happiness, connecting Anping Harbor and Dagang.

The chef of the Transportation Bureau, Zhang Zhenyuan, states that in order to reduce the impact on the traffic caused by increased tourists and cars in the holiday and weekend. Recently, Tainan Buses has opened line 2, 19, tourist line 88, 77, and circling line 77-1 in Anping holiday, and the light traveling bus to Dagang.

Bus line 17 is not only the connecting bus between two harbors directly. It passes Eternal Golden Castle, Sausage Museum, Bird’s Nest Tourist Factory, Golden Coast, Cheting seaside recreation area. So tourists can use the line 17 bus to enjoy the tour on the way, no matter you get to Anping or Dagang first.

Little reminders for the bus (Happiness line 17 connect Anping Harbor and Dagang)

  1. Take the tourist bus line 2, 19, 88 at the South Tainan Bus Station in front of Tainan Train Station, then take the line 77-1 Anping Holiday to different attractions in Anping. In front of the Aboriginal Cultural Museum, you can take line 17 to go to Dagang Tourist Fish Market, tasting the fresh seafood.
  2. Take the bus line 77 in front of Shangri-La hotel behind the Tainan Train Station to Anping, you can take line 17 to go to Dagang Tourist Fish Market, tasting the fresh seafood.
  3. Take the bus line 1 at the South Tainan Bus station in front of Tainan Train station to Cheting, and get off at the Qilou Telecommunication Bureau, walk about 500 meters you can get to the Dagang Tourist Fish Market. 100 meters away from the fish market is the Dagang Parking lot. There, you can take the bus line 17 to Anping.
  4. During the holiday, several line will extend to the Aboriginal Cultural Museum, when you take H-31 from the high speed train station. Then take the line 77-1 Anping Holiday to different attractions in Anping. You take line 17 to go to Dagang Tourist Fish Market, tasting the fresh seafood.
  • Take the bus with the electronic ticket, you can get 26-yuan discount for the 8 km tour in the supporting bus line. Transfer buses within two hours can enjoy 9-yuan discount. The Tainan Bus Dynamic System APP has been updated, publics are encouraged to download and use.
  • Citizens over 65 years old in Tainan have to use the “Senior Citizen Card”, citizens with disabilities have to use “Citizen Love Card” in order to enjoy the free ride (with ID or Disabilities Identification still have to buy the ticket for half the price).
  • Residents in Tainan can enjoy the half price discount when use their “Resident Card” in bus line 88, 89 (without the card the price will be normal).
  • Residents in Tainan can enjoy the half price discount when use their “Resident Card” inside the city (without the card the price will be normal).

Recent Posts

One-day Trip in Tainan – The Delicious Foods of Guohua Street

Guohua Street is not very long, which is about 2 km. The road is not wide neither, but it has fostered the memories of Tainan People. The foods everywhere have satisfied residents and tourists. If you don’t know what to eat, here is definetly the first stop to try food. The Book “101 things to … [Read More]

Taipei City Hall Station Food – TankQ Café & Bar

The decoration made from tires, one for umbrella holders, one holds the shield of Capitain America and hammer of Thor. Plush toys are lining up at the front door, making you want to hug them. Inside the “factory” The cartoon cups filled in the bar are the most practical decoration. All you can see are … [Read More]

Taipei Bakery in Shilin New Hot Spot for Afternoon Tea

The restaurant renovated from an 80-year old house. It turns out to be the newly established light food restaurant under the Brand of Guo Yuanyi, a restaurant with hundred years of history. The retro styled furniture, make you feel like in the time of your grandma. It is nostalgia and simple. The ancient flavored big … [Read More]

5 Choices to Have the Best View of Lotus Flowers in Taipei

Under the sunny sunlight in the summer, it is the best season to enjoy the view of lotus flowers. In the concrete jungle of Taipei, there are many hidden places to have the best view of lotus flowers. Not only can you take pretty pictures, but also meet the garden of lotus flowers that seems … [Read More]

Five Popular Restaurants in Banqiao Worth Visiting

Banqiao in New Taipei has become the must compete places for many restaurant chains. There are many breakfast and street foods there, providing different styled cuisine with cheap price. Even the people from other cities come to Banqiao just for “eating”. “ETNEWS” has put together five popular restaurants in Banqiao, covering breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, … [Read More]