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Airports in Taiwan

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Overview

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) serves over 25 million passengers annually, making it the 13th busiest airport worldwide. Its two terminals are located 25 miles (40km) from central Taipei.

With friendly staff, great architecture, a Zen garden, free massage chairs and a host of eating and drinking options, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport caters for all travellers and is great airport to use while travelling in Asia.

Location

The airport is situated about 25 miles (40km) 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 and one-way fares are around TWD 125. Tickets can be bought at counters in the arrivals section and the bus platforms are located outside the terminals. Buses depart the airport roughly every 20 minutes. Taxis are available 24 hours a day, but are more expensive. Taxis are metered. There is a shuttle bus to the high speed rail service which connects travellers to various stations in the city. Note that there is a Visitor's Desk in the Arrivals hall with English speaking assistance; if you have missed your transport connection, they will make telephone calls for you.

Time

Local time is GMT +8.

Contacts

Tel: +886 (0)3 398 3728.

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Kaohsiung Siaogang Airport (KHH)

Location

The airport is located five miles (7km) from the city centre of Kaohsiung

Getting to the city

The KRCT Metro provides easy access to Kaohsiung via the Red Line. Intercity bus services offer routes from the airport to Kenting and Chiayi. The bus to Kenting departs every 20-30 minutes between 6am and 1am, and costs TWD 287 for the two to three hour journey. The bus to Chiayi runs between 1:30pm and 11pm, and costs TWD 260.

Time

GMT +8

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

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