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. 

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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: 11.12 km Average time: 33.26 min

  • Motorbike 24.32%
    Motorbike 18.44 min Walking 1.44 min Overall average time for 7.81 kms 19.89 min
  • Car 21.62%
    Driving 32.63 min Walking 2.63 min Overall average time for 22.88 kms 35.25 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 8.11%
    Bus 25 min Waiting 11.67 min Walking 8.33 min Train 3.33 min Overall average time for 13 kms 48.33 min
  • Walking 21.62%
    Walking 22.25 min Motorbike 5 min Train 1.25 min Bike 0.88 min Other 0.38 min Waiting 0.25 min Overall average time for 4.06 kms 30 min
  • Train/Metro 16.22%
    Train 27.83 min Walking 7.83 min Waiting 6 min Other 4.17 min Bus 3.33 min Overall average time for 9.92 kms 49.17 min
  • Bike 2.7%
    Bike 20 min Walking 3 min Overall average time for 5 kms 23 min

How to Reach Taipei from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Datong District to Taipei 4.33 km 4 mins
Xindian District to Taipei 5.21 km 5 mins
Da’an District to Taipei 5.36 km 7 mins
Daxi District to Taipei 30.43 km 30 mins
Taoyuan City to Taipei 35.64 km 48 mins
Taoyuan District to Taipei 39.21 km 53 mins
Jiaoxi Township to Taipei 47.38 km 1 hour 53 mins
Hualian City to Taipei 62.9 km 1 hour 2 mins
Hsinchu to Taipei 80.52 km 1 hour 14 mins
Hualien to Taipei 115.57 km 50 mins
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