Taipei Taiwan Airport Transportation Discounts Guide 2020
Taipei Airport Transportation Guide 2020
The Best Ways to Go Between Taoyuan International Airport and Taipei
Round Trip Shuttles | MRT | Private Airport Transfers
Taiwan is a frequent destination by many solo travelers & foreign tourists, and Taipei is usually the first stop. Today, I will tell you the how to go between Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) & Taipei and where to find the BEST Taiwan Airport Transportation Discounts.
Airport to Taipei – Transportation Modes
Uber can sometimes be cheaper than Taxis, but they’re usually around the same price. You will need data to call an Uber, so it’s best to buy a Data SIM Card at the airport. Fares are around NT $1000 – $1400 ($33 – $45 USD) *Updated as of July 2019.
Airport MRT / Shuttle Bus
The Airport MRT and Shuttle Bus are the cheapest options to go between Taipei city and Taoyuan International Airport. The best way to ride the MRT and Shuttle Bus is to buy an Easy Card from any MRT Station. After you deposit cash onto the card, it allows you to ride the any public transportation without having to buy tickets each time. A MRT ride from Terminal 1 & 2 to Taipei Main Station costs roughly NT$160 (~$5 USD). Shuttle buses cost the same amount as the MRT, but they stop at various stops around the city.
Private Car Transfers
Private car transfers are reserved in advance, and these English-Speaking drivers will wait for you at the airport or hotel lobby.
|Private Transfers||Taxi||Uber||MRT||Shuttle Bus|
|Price||NT $799 ($26 USD)||NT $1000-$1400 ($33-$45 USD)||NT $1000-$1400 ($33-$45 USD)||NT $160 ($5 USD)||NT $160 ($5 USD)|
|Pick-Up Location||TPE / Your Location||TPE / Your Location||TPE / Your Location||TPE / Taipei Main Station||TPE / Taipei Main Station|
|Drop-Off Location||TPE / Your Location||TPE / Your Location||TPE / Your Location||TPE / Taipei Main Station||TPE / Taipei Main Station|
|Availability||By Reservation||On Call||On Call||Public Transportation Hours||Public Transportation Hours|
|Intervals||-||24/7||24/7||7-8 Mins||15-20 mins|
|Languages||English / Chinese||Usually Chinese||Usually Chinese||Chinese||Chinese|
|To Final Destination||Yes||Yes||Yes||Transfer/Walk||Transfer/Walk|
- Taxi – Available 24/7, easiest to spot, but the most expensive option.
- Uber – Cheaper than Taxi but still not the cheapest choice.
- Airport MRT / Shuttle Bus – Cheapest option available, but you lose a bit of convenience.
- Private Car Transfers -You can reserve these in advance, and it’s a bit cheaper than an Uber/Taxi. The English-Speaking driver will wait for you at the airport or hotel lobby.
Taipei, Taiwan Airport Transportation Discounts