Connecting downtown Taipei City to the Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), the Airport MRT is the fastest way to reach the airport, with express service taking 35 minutes from Taipei Main Station to both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.
Two types of train service are available for riders: express service from Taipei Main Station to the airport takes 35 minutes, and commuter service stops at all stations. Express and commuter trains alternate with a 5 minute interval until midnight. Express trains are colored purple, and commuter trains are colored blue.
Passengers flying on participating airlines can utilise in-town check in and baggage services at Taipei Main Station, New Taipei Industrial Park Station, and High Speed Rail Taoyuan Station.
The ticket fare from Taipei to the airport is NT$160, and may be paid by cash at the ticket machine or booth, or by Easycard (悠遊卡) or iPass. Passengers riding between A12-A14a stations within the airport grounds are free if using an Easycard/iPass. Commuter passes are available for 30, 60, and 90 day durations.
The first express train leaving Taipei is at 6:00AM, and the last express train leaving Taipei is at 22:58.
The first express train leaving the airport to Taipei is at 6:12AM, and the last express train leaving the airport to Taipei is at 22:42.
Travel Tip: The Airport MRT station at Taipei Main is located closer to the Taipei MRT Beimen Station (Green Line next to Ximen). Those who are taking the Taipei MRT to reach the Airport MRT station are recommended to go to Beimen Station to avoid the rush at Taipei Main.
The airport MRT line stops at the following stations:
- Taipei Main Station (台北車站)
- Sanchong (三重)
- New Taipei Industrial Park (新北產業園區)
- Xinzhuang Fuduxin (新莊副都心)
- Taishan (泰山)
- Taishan Guihe (泰山貴和)
- National Taiwan Sport University (體育大學)
- Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (長庚醫院)
- Linkou (林口)
- Shanbi (山鼻)
- Kengkou (坑口)
- TPE Airport - Terminal 1 (機場第一航廈)
- TPE Airport - Terminal 2 (機場第二航廈)
- Airport Hotel (機場旅館)
- Dayuan (大園)
- Hengshan (橫山)
- Linghang (領航)
- Taoyuan HSR Station (高鐵桃園站)
- Taoyuan Sports Park (桃園體育園區)
- Xingnan (興南)
- Huanbei (環北)