Had fun in Taiwan? If your flight out of the country is late at night/ early morning you might get stranded as most means of transport cease to operate after midnight.
Here is how to get to the airport fast and safe.
There are several buses that link Taoyuan Airport with Taipei. However, not all operate on a 24 hours basis.
Bus line no 1819 operate 24/7.
Frequency: 15-20 minutes
Trip time: 55 minutes
Ticket are sold at bus counters
If you are coming from the airport you can use shuttle bus which start operating at 6:15 am.
Frequency for shuttle bus: every 15 to 30 mins
Fare for shuttle bus: NT$ 15 one way ticket.
Purchase the tickets at Terminal 1 (B1 arrivals) and Terminal 2 ( Northeast arcade 1st F arrivals lobby) counters .
Taxi is a good way to transfer from your hotel to the airport. Despite not being the cheapest means, taxi in Taipei is a fast means, and more comfortable.
Note when boarding tell the driver to take you to Taiwan Taoyuan Airport not Taipei Airport (Soghshan), unless you mean to head there.
For safety use taxi approved by Aviation Police Bureau. These are the taxi only permitted to operate in Taoyuan Airport.
Fare: between NT$ 900 –NT$ 1,200 depending on your pick up location.
Trip time: less than 1 hour
You are also free to share ride and pay a flat rate.
Taxi to Taipei
- Terminal 1 taxi center, call : +886-3-3982832
- Terminal 2 taxi center, call :+886-3-3983599
Car hire service
If you plan to explore the city of Taiwan as a family, car hire is the way to go. Getting back to the airport will be easy, even late at night.
There are two car rental location in the airport.
Terminal 1: car hire service operate between 6 am and 12:30 pm.
Terminal 2: car hire service operate between 5 am and midnight
What you need for a smooth car hire
- Have an international driving license
- Know the rate in prior
- Best to book/hire the car online prior to your arrival.
- You can hire car in the above terminal or in multiple car rental services Taiwan online.