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Travel to Taipei Main Station by Taoyuan Airport MRT!

Planning a getaway trip to Taipei has never been easier! After 11 years of construction, Taiwan’s Taoyuan Airport MRT will officially open to the public on 2 March 2017. Travellers can look forward to see their travelling time to Taipei City in just 35 minutes.

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MRT Route

What You Need to Know

Photo Credit: Taoyuan Metro

What you get on board

Before boarding the MRT, please check if it is a purple express train or a blue commuter train. From Terminal 1, the express train takes 35 minutes to arrive at Taipei Main Station and the commuter train takes 50 minutes.

Free 4G Wi-Fi is available at all stations. Express trains are equipped with wireless charging service and luggage racks to provide passengers a fast, convenient and pleasant ride.

Express Train

Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 1 ↔35minutes↔Taipei Main Station

  • Interval: 15minutes
  • Stops: Taipei Main Station, New Taipei Industrial Park, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Airport Terminal 1, Airport Terminal 2.
  • Luggage space: 122 compartments for 28 inch luggage, 604 compartments for 20 inch luggage.
  • Wireless charging: Available

Commuters Train

Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 1 ↔50minutes↔Taipei Main Station

  • Interval: 15minutes
  • Stops: All stations
  • Luggage space: 252 compartments for 20 inch luggage.
  • Wireless charging: No


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Taoyuan Airport MRT
Photo Credit: Travel.Taipei

Directions to Airport MRT Station

Terminal 1: The escalator south of B1 Food Court leads to A12 Airport Terminal 1 Station.

Terminal 2: The pathway at the side of B2 Food Court leads to A13 Airport Terminal 2 Station.

How Much it Cost?

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The direct train ride to Taipei Main Station on the Taoyuan Airport MRT costs NT$160 (S$7.40).  Alternative transport is still available but prepared to pay at least NT$1,000 if you intend to travel by cab or longer travelling time if you go by coach. For more information on Taoyuan Metro, click here.

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With the opening of Taoyuan Airport MRT, that gives you another reason to visit beautiful land of Taiwan!

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Taking the Taoyuan Metro is just your start of Taiwan journey, click here to read 12 things to do in Taipei!

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