Taxi can be found outside the Arrival Halls of both terminals, at the west side. To ensure the safety of passengers, only the taxis approved by the Aviation Police Bureau are permitted to operate in Taoyuan Airport. Taxis are available at Taoyuan Airport 24 hours during all year. A one-way taxi fare between the airport and Taipei will cost at the minimum NT$900 (generally NT$1000–$1200 from the airport). Airport taxis charge according to the meter in addition to a 50% surcharge (highway tolls not included) and provide transport to anywhere in Taiwan. (A typical taxi fare to Taipei is approx. NT$1,100).
In Taipei, don't make the mistake of asking a taxi driver to take you to the Taipei airport (Songshan) if you actually mean Taiwan Taoyuan Airport. The international airport is actually about an hour's drive from Taipei, while Songshan is in downtown Taipei.
For further information please call:
- Terminal 1: +886-3-3982832
- Terminal 2: +886-3-3983599.
To report a complaint about airport taxi service, please call +886-3-3834499.
The Taoyuan International Airport Access MRT System is scheduled to begin service in late 2016 or during the first months of 2017 and will link both terminals (T1 and T2) to Taipei and Zhongli district. Express services will allow for travel to Taipei Station in 35 minutes.
The Taiwan High Speed Rail Taoyuan Station is about 8 km (5 mi) away and is accessible by shuttle bus. When the Airport Access MRT System is going to be completed, the station will be accessible by rail as well. It is also easy to get to the High Speed Rail station from the airport. There is a bus that runs approximately every 15 minutes from the airport to the Taoyuan High Speed Rail station. From there, you can catch one of the HSR trains to Taipei Main Station (where it is easy to take a taxi or MRT to your final destination). The bus is NT$30 and the train is NT$160. On the way back, there are check-in counters at the station for China Airlines, EVA Air flights.
Several buses link the airport to Taipei, Taoyuan City, Jhongli, Taichung, Banqiao, Changhua, and THSR's Taoyuan Station. Bus terminals are present at both terminals.
Tickets are sold at bus counters.
To pick up a bus:
- From T1: zone at B1 Arrivals.
- From T2: At the northeast arcade of the 1st floor Arrivals lobby.
Available buses from the airport:
- 1819 to Taipei Main Station
- 1840 and 1841 to Songshan Airport
- 1843 to Nangang Exhibition Center
- 1960 East Bus
- 1961 West Bus
- 5201 and 5202 bus
Skytrain provides free transportation service between Terminal 1 and 2.
It connects Concurse A to D and Concourse B to C. This service operates in a regular basis 2-4 minutes during peak hours, and 4-8 minutes during off-peak hours.