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Airports in Taiwan

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Overview

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is one of busiest airports in the world. Its two terminals are located 24 miles (38km) from central Taipei.

With friendly staff, great architecture, a Zen garden, free massage chairs and a host of eating and drinking options, the airport caters for all travellers.

Location

The airport is situated about 24 miles (38km) southwest of Taipei city centre.

Getting to the city

Several bus companies provide services to Taipei and other destinations around Taiwan. The journey to Taipei takes about 55 minutes. Travellers can buy tickets at counters in the arrivals section, and the bus platforms are located outside the terminals.

Buses depart from the airport roughly every 20 minutes. Metered taxis are available 24 hours a day, but are more expensive. Also, there's a shuttle bus to the high-speed rail service that connects travellers to various stations in the city.

Travellers can find English-speaking assistance at a Visitor's Desk in the Arrivals hall.

Time

Local time is GMT +8.

Contacts

Tel: +886 3 2733728.

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Kaohsiung Siaogang Airport (KHH)

Location

The airport is located six miles (9km) from the city centre of Kaohsiung.

Getting to the city

The KRTC Metro provides easy access to Kaohsiung. Intercity bus services offer routes from the airport to Kenting. The bus to Kenting departs every 20-30 minutes between 6am and 1am. The two-and-a-half-hour journey costs TWD 309.

The bus to Chiayi was suspended in 2014, so travellers will need to take the airport metro line to Kaohsiung Railway Station, and transfer to bus or train routes to Chiayi.

Time

Local time is GMT +8.

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Taipei Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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