There are two international airports in Northern Taipei, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Taipei Songshan Airport, which is approximately 40 km and 5 km away from city center accordingly.
By Airport Bus
Several Airport buses also serve this airport, providing frequent links to Taipei MRT. It usually takes 1 hour from airport to Taipei with single fare NT$125. No. 1960 East Bus stops at Grand Hyatt Hotel Station where only takes 5 minutes’ walk to TICC. The single fare is NT$145. Click here for more information.
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 THSR (Taiwan High Speed Railway)
he shuttle bus (Ubus) operates between terminal I, II and THSR Taoyuan Station daily between 6:30 to 21:30. It takes 20 minutes from Taoyuan station to Taipei station with fare of NT$ 160. Learn more about Ubus timetable and THSR service, please visit: http://www.thsrc.com.tw/en/ticket/tic_guide.asp
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: https://www.tymetro.com.tw/eng/index.php
Taipei Songshan Airport is well equipped with various options for public transport. It can be reached easily by MRT, city bus, or taxi. Check the map below for more details.
Taipei Songshan Airport
Taipei Songshan Airport: MRT
Taipei Songshan Airport: Bus
Taipei Songshan Airport: Taxi
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.
The city buses run from 6:00 till 23:00 daily. Check out GIS Trip Planner for bus routes, schedules and rates.
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).
YouBike is a sub-system of the MRT service. Visitors can easily rent the bicycle from one station and return at another. Payment can be made via EasyCard and major credit cards. See the instructions and start cycling.
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.
For more information please visit: Metro Taipei