NOTE: As of year-end 2016, the Airport MRT is scheduled to start services - linking both terminals to Taipei and Zhongli.
By Train: Until June 2016*, the Airport has no direct train connection. However, the green UBus shuttles connect Airport, Novotel Hotel & THSR station. Tickets are available at UBus counters in the Arrivals Lobby of both terminals, or at the THSR Taoyuan Station platform 1 at bus depot. Green UBus shuttles run every 5-10 minutes and take 25 minutes.
Contacts: Toll-free hotline: 0800-241560; Terminal 2 counter: +886-3-3833552; THSR Taoyuan Station: 0913085530.
For high-speed rail information & tickets visit: (www5.) thsrc.com.tw/en/?lc=en.
* The new express train to the City will take 37 minutes - scheduled to open June 2016.
Bus tickets: at bus counters in the arrivals area; Bus pickup at: T1- B1 Arrivals; T2 - northeast arcade of arrivals lobby, level 1.
U-Bus service is also available to Taipei, Taichung, Banqiao, Taoyuan & Zhongli. (CitiAir Bus 03 393-1251; Ubus 03 383-4779; Tybus (Taoyuan Bus Transport) 03 375-3711/2.
Kuo-Kuang Motor Transport - Kuokuang Line:
Line 1819 to Taipei Main Station runs every 15-20 mins; takes 55 mins.
Line 1840 to Songshan Airport runs every 20-25 mins; takes 50 mins.
Line 1841 to Songshan Airport runs every 20-25 mins and takes 60 mins.
Line 1843 to Nangang Exhibit Center runs every 45-65 mins; takes 80 mins.
Line 5201 to Taipei City runs every 20-30 mins; takes 50-60 mins
Line 5202 to Taipei City runs every hour; takes 60-70 mins.
Line 1960 East Bus to Taipei City Hall bus station runs every 20-30 mins; takes 60-70 mins.
Line 1961 West Bus to Taipei Est Bus Station runs every 20-30 mins; takes 70-90 mins.
Free Go Bus:
Line 5502 to Taipei City runs every 15-20 mins; takes about 1 hr.
The new MRT mass transit rail link from Taipei Railway Station to the Airport's Terminal 2, proceeds southward to Zhongli reduces travel time between Taipei & Airport to a mere 35 minutes:
The MRT connects at Terminal 2 with Taipei before linking it up with Taoyuan MRT to the THSR Taoyuan Station, and on to Zhongli. At the Airport, MRT hs four underground stations. The route is 51 km long - with 7stations underground & 15 stations elevated.
Downtown airline check-in & baggage check is available at 3 stations - Taipei Main, New Taipei Industrial Park & THSR Taoyuan Sation. Flight info displays will be in at Express Train stops A1, A3 & A8 and at Taoyuan Station at A18. The Taipei Station will be under the future 'Gate of Taipei' twin towers.