How to Reach Taipei

The Easiest Way to Reach Taipei


  • By Air: International airport of Taipei is Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. international flights flying to Taipei lands at this airport. From the airport, freeway buses are available to reach the center of the city. The domestic airport of Taipei is Songshan Airport, located at the downtown region of the city.
  • By Train: All inter-city trains served by the Taiwan High Speed Rail arrive at and departs from Taipei Railway station.
  • By Bus: From Taipei bus terminal, intercity buses come and depart. These intercity buses are operated by the private companies.


  • By Metro: Metro Taipei or MRT connects to most of the tourist sights within the city.
  • By Bus: Taipei has a competent bus services connecting to almost all the corners of the city.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are available in huge numbers and they are said to be the most flexible mode of transportation.
  • By Bicycle: If you are looking for an inexpensive mode of transportation, bicycle is the option for you. Long cycle paths are there besides the rivers. Take the path that takes you to your destination.
  • By Car: Hire a car only if it is necessary. 

Modes of Transportation in Taipei

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Taipei. The most preferred mode of transport in Taipei is Motorbike.

Average distance: 11.67 km Average time: 33 min

  • Motorbike 26.67%
    Motorbike 17.63 min Walking 1.63 min Overall average time for 7.79 kms 19.25 min
  • Car 23.33%
    Driving 35.57 min Walking 2.86 min Overall average time for 25.57 kms 38.43 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 6.67%
    Bus 17.5 min Waiting 12.5 min Walking 7.5 min Overall average time for 9.5 kms 37.5 min
  • Walking 23.33%
    Walking 24.43 min Motorbike 5.71 min Train 1.43 min Bike 1 min Other 0.43 min Waiting 0.29 min Overall average time for 4.5 kms 33.29 min
  • Train/Metro 13.33%
    Train 26.25 min Walking 10.5 min Waiting 6.5 min Bus 5 min Other 2.5 min Overall average time for 10.38 kms 50.75 min
  • Bike 3.33%
    Bike 20 min Walking 3 min Overall average time for 5 kms 23 min
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