Taipei Taoyuan Airport Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Taoyuan Airport by MRT

Taoyuan Airport by MRT

By the Taoyuan Airport MRT is without a doubt the fastest way to get into downtown (the trip just takes 35 minutes) from both airport terminals (Terminal 1 and Terminal 2) straight to Taipei (Taipei Main Station).
Taoyuan Airport MRT stands for the subway / metro in Taipei.

Opening hours: 
From 06:12 am to 10:42 pm (Taoyuan Airport)
From 06:00 am to 10:58 pm (Taipei)
Having said that, please note that there are a couple of services: the express service (purple), which stands for the one mentioned above, and the commuter train service (blue), which stops at all stations and is quite slower than the express service and it gets you to Taipei Main Station.
Each service has a 5-minute frequency until 00:00 am.
As an advice, if you’re heading back to Taoyuan Airport, you may board your 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. 


The fare for a single ticket from Taoyuan Airport to Taipei Main Station is NT$ 160.00.

Ticket must be paid by cash at both ticket machine or booth. On the other hand, it is possible to pay by Easycard or iPass. 

Where can I buy my ticket?

You may purchase your ticket at the ticket machines or booths available at MRT station at Taoyuan Airport.

For further information about the MRT, please check its website.