Taipei Taoyuan Airport Informational Guide to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) - Non Official

Taipei Taoyuan Airport MRT

Taipei Taoyuan Airport MRT is without a doubt the fastest way to downtown from both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 to Taipei (Taipei Main Station).

Taoyuan Airport MRT stands for the subway / metro in Taipei.


There are a couple of MRT services at Taoyuan Airport:

Express Train

The Express Train (purple) stands for a fast train to Taipei stopping at some stations, finishing its route at Taipei Main Station.

Express Train time to Taipei: 39 minutes.

Commuter Train

Commuter Train (blue) is a slower service which stops at all stations, finishing its route at Taipei Main Station.

Commuter Train time to Taipei: 53 minutes.

Opening hours

To Taipei Main Station: From 05:59 am to 10:58 pm.

To Taoyuan Airport: From 06:07 am to 11:37 pm.

Each service has a 7-minute frequency until 00:00 am.

As an advice, if you’re heading back to Taoyuan Airport, you may board a train at Raipei MRT Beimen Station in order to avoid the rush at Taipei Main Station.


Taoyuan Airport MRT Station can be found within the airport facilities. 


Single ticket cost from Taoyuan Airport to Taipei Main Station is NT$ 160.

Ticket must be paid by cash at both ticket machine or booth.

On the other hand, it is also possible to pay by Easycard or iPass. 

Where can I buy my ticket?

Tickets are sold at the ticket machines or booths available at MRT station in Taoyuan Airport.

For further information about the MRT, please check its website