Taiwan Airports

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Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Location: The airport is situated about 24 miles (38km) southwest of Taipei city centre.
Time: Local time is GMT +8.
Contacts: Tel: +886 3 2733728.
Transfer between terminals: The Skytrain provides free transport between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, and a shuttle bus also connects the two terminals. There are regular buses to Taipei's other international airport, Songshan.
Getting to the city: Several bus companies provide services to Taipei and other destinations around Taiwan. The journey to Taipei takes about 55 minutes. Travellers can buy tickets at counters in the arrivals section, and the bus platforms are located outside the terminals. Buses depart from the airport roughly every 20 minutes. Metered taxis are available 24 hours a day, but are more expensive. Also, there's a shuttle bus to the high-speed rail service that connects travellers to various stations in the city. Travellers can find English-speaking assistance at a Visitor's Desk in the Arrivals hall.
Car rental: Car rental service counters are located in the Arrivals lobby of both terminals.
Airport Taxis: Taxis from the airport to downtown Taipei are available all day and night, but fares vary substantially depending on traffic, distance and route. Taxis are metered.
Facilities: The airport's banks have bureaux de change and ATMs. Travellers will also find a post office, wifi, information desks, and a tourist-services desk. Both terminals have Asian and Western-food outlets, as well as bars and restaurants. There is ample duty-free shopping, with several boutiques stocking a wide range of goods. A business lounge offers VIP service, and there are good facilities for the disabled.
Parking: Plentiful parking is available. It is free for the first half hour, thereafter rates start at TWD 30 for 60 minutes and TWD 20 per half hour thereafter. The daily rate is TWD 490.
Website: www.taoyuan-airport.com

Kaohsiung Siaogang Airport (KHH)

Location: The airport is located six miles (9km) from the city centre of Kaohsiung.
Time: Local time is GMT +8.
Transfer between terminals: The airport has two terminals.
Getting to the city: The KRTC Metro provides easy access to Kaohsiung. Intercity bus services offer routes from the airport to Kenting. The bus to Kenting departs every 20-30 minutes between 6am and 1am. The two-and-a-half-hour journey costs TWD 309. The bus to Chiayi was suspended in 2014, so travellers will need to take the airport metro line to Kaohsiung Railway Station, and transfer to bus or train routes to Chiayi.
Car rental: Car rental companies are located between the International and Domestic Terminals, close to the bus stop.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available at the curbside outside the terminals. Taxis run on meters, with surcharges added for things like use of the trunk.
Facilities: Airport facilities include dining and shopping options, insurance, currency exchange, telecommunication services, a post office, a nursery and a VIP lounge.
Parking: Motorcycle parking is available at TWD 20 per day. For cars, the first 30 minutes are free. It costs TWD 30 for the first hour and TWD 15 for every 30 minutes after that. The daily rate is TWD 240 and is reset at midnight.
Website: www.kia.gov.tw