Taipei Airport (TPE)
Location: The airport is situated about 25 miles (40km) southwest
of Taipei city centre.
Time: Local time is GMT +8.
The Skytrain provides free transport between Terminal 1 and
Terminal 2, and a shuttle bus also connects the two terminals.
There are regular buses to Taipei's other international airport,
Several bus companies provide services to Taipei and other
destinations around Taiwan. The journey to Taipei takes about 40
minutes and fares are around NT$ 125. Tickets can be bought at
counters in the arrivals section and the bus platforms are located
outside the terminals for buses that depart every 15 to 30 minutes.
Taxis are available outside Arrivals 24 hours a day, but are more
expensive. Taxis are metered; a typical taxi fare to Taipei is
around NT$1,100 which includes a 50 perce
Car rental service counters are located in the Arrivals lobby of
There are two banks in the airport with bureaux de change and
ATMs, as well as a post office. There is an Internet room, wireless
Internet and plenty of public telephones. Information desks are
situated in each terminal, and a tourist services desk is located
in the arrivals area of Terminal 1. Both terminals are well
supplied with Asian and Western food outlets, including bars and
restaurants. There is ample duty free shopping and several
boutiques stocking a wide range of goods. A busi
Parking is available on either side of the terminal. It is free
for the first half hour, thereafter rates start at TWD 30 for 60
minutes and TWD 20 per half hour thereafter. The daily rate is TWD
Departure Tax: NT$300 which is usually added to the ticket