Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is an international airport serving Taipei and northern Taiwan. Located about 40 km west of Taipei in Dayuan District, Taoyuan, the airport is Taiwan’s largest and busiest airport. For more information:

By taxi

Taxis are available outside the Arrival Hall for both terminals. To ensure the safety of passengers, only the taxis approved by the Aviation Police Bureau are permitted to operate. Taxi fare is based on the meter plus a 15% surcharge, highway tolls not included; a fare of NT $1,100 to NT$ 1,200 between the airport and Taipei is expected.

By Taoyuan Metro

Taoyuan Metro operates daily between 6:00 to 23:00. It takes 45 minutes from Taoyuan station to MRT Taipei Main station with fare of NT$ 160. Learn more about Taoyuan Metro timetable and service, please visit:


Situated in Metropolitan Taipei, the Taipei International Airport is the hub of domestic air transportation. It is easily accessible from the town centers. For more information:

By taxi

Taking taxis is one of the most flexible ways for visitors to get around in Taipei. Most of the taxi drivers can speak a bit English and better to keep the name of the hotel or destination in Chinese. All taxis are metered. Taxi charges start at NT$70 (approx. US$2.3). An additional NT$5 (approx. US$0.15) will be charged after the first 1.25 km or the first 2 minutes and for each additional 200 m or 1.5 minute. NT$20 additional fee will be charged during night operation time (23:00~06:00).

By Taipei Metro

Take the Xinyi Line to Taipei 101/ World Trade Center Station. TICC is a short 5-mins walk from the station, via Exit #2. Find out more information about fare and travel time here.


Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)

The system operates according to a spoke-hub distribution paradigm, with six lines running radically outward from central Taipei. The metro system operates from 6 am to midnight daily with extended services during special events. Trains operate at intervals of 1.5 to 15 minutes depending on the line and time of day. A “Single-journey Ticket” costs between NT$20 to NT$65 depends on distance. A NT$200 One-day Pass purchased from a service booth will allow unlimited travel among all MRT lines within one day. Smoking, eating, drinking or gum chewing are strictly prohibited on all MRT trains.
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