Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

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Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)
Address9 Hángzhàn South, Dayuan Township, Taoyuan County, 33758, Taiwan
Telephone(03) 398 2143 (Terminal 1) or (03) 398 3274 (Terminal 2).
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT China Standard Time: GMT/UTC +8
MapTaiwan Taoyuan International Airport
LocationTaiwan Taoyuan International Airport is situated 40km (25 miles) west of Taipei, in Taoyuan County.
Airport codeTPE
Airport newsConstruction of a new Terminal 3 begun in 2014 and is scheduled for completion in 2018.
Transfer between terminalsShuttle buses and the driverless Skytrain shuttle provide regular free transportation between the terminals.
Driving directionsFrom Taipei, take National Freeway 1 (Sun Yat-sen Freeway) southwest towards Taipei and Taichung/Chungli, before turning westbound onto National Freeway 2.
Car rentalThere are car hire counters in the arrival lobbies of both terminals. Contact Easy Rent (tel: 0800 024 550; www.easyrent.com.tw) and Ching Bing Auto Leasing (tel: (02) 2927 7575; www.chingbing.com.tw) for more information and for reservations.
Public transport and taxisBus: Several bus companies serve city centre destinations (journey time: 50-60 minutes; fare: approximately NT$125). There are also buses to Taoyuan (journey time: 40 minutes), Zhongli (journey time: 40 minutes) and Taichung (journey time: 2 hours) among other areas. Bus ticket counters are situated in the arrival areas of both terminals.
Taxi: Taxis are available outside the arrivals areas, 24 hours a day. This is the most expensive way of travelling to the city - fares to downtown Taipei cost in the region of NT$1250, depending on the time of day.   
Rail: Regular shuttle buses link Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport with the nearby Taoyuan HSR (High Speed Railway) station. From here passengers can jump on trains to Taipei, Tainan, Zuoying and other destinations. The shuttle fare to the station is NT$30, while a single fare from Taoyuan station to Taipei costs NT$165. For more information contact THSR (tel: (04) 066 3000; www5.thsrc.com.tw). 
Car parkingCar parks are located on the ground level of the east and west sides of Terminals 1 and 2. Additional underground parking is available at Terminal 2. For further information, contact the airport parking office (tel: (03) 398 2160 for Terminal 1 or (03) 393 1999 for Terminal 2).
Information and help desksThere are information desks (tel: (03) 398 3728) and tourist services counters in both terminals – English is spoken.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: There are bank branches in both terminals. These outlets also offer ATMs and currency exchange services.
Communications: There are post offices in both terminals. Wi-Fi and public telephones are also available at various points within the terminals.
Food: There are numerous places to eat at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, both pre- and post-security screening. These include a good mix of Taiwanese, Chinese and Western restaurants, as well as fast-food outlets, cafés and bars.
Shopping: Shops at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport include newsagents, duty-free outlets and retailers selling local crafts and souvenirs. These can be found throughout the terminals, although there is a larger concentration in the departure areas.
Luggage: Lost property offices are located in the basements of Terminal 1 Departures (tel: (03) 398 2538) and Terminal 2 Arrivals (tel: (03) 398 2538) – lost items can be tracked via the airport’s website. Left-luggage services are available in both terminals.
Other facilities: Other facilities at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport include a museum, medical centre, hairdresser, prayer rooms, massage services and shower facilities. There is also a nursery and playroom for parents travelling with young children.
Conference and business facilitiesThe More International Business Centre & Premium Lounge (tel: (03) 393 1111 or 398 3333; www.moregroup.com.tw), on the top floor departure areas of Terminal 1 and 2, offers conference rooms for hire and a range of business services. VIP and airline lounges are also positioned on these levels.Meeting facilities are also available at the nearby Novotel Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (tel: (03) 398 0888; www.novotel.com).
Disabled facilitiesDisabled travellers may park free of charge for the first day of their stay in the airport car parks. Passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should inform their airline prior to travel.
Airport hotelsThere is a transit hotel situated in the airport complex and a full-service hotel nearby. A larger accommodation choice is available in either Taipei or in Taoyuan, which are both more than 30km (20 miles) away.

Evergreen Transit Hotel
Situated in the 4th-floor transit area of Terminal 2, this is a small hotel for transfer passengers. It offers a sauna area, showers, exercise room and basic business facilities.
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Terminal 2, Level 4F
Taoyuan County, Taiwan
Tel: (03) 383 4510.
Web: www.evergreen-hotels.com

Novotel Taipei Taoyuan International Airport
Just 1.5 km (1 mile) from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, the 4-star Novotel operates a free shuttle link and express flight check-in service. The hotel also has extensive meeting facilities, as well as a pool, fitness centre, restaurant and a variety of retail outlets.
Dayuan Township, 1-1 Terminal South Road
337 Taipei, Taiwan
Tel: (03) 398 0888.
Web: www.novotel.com
Full airport nameTaiwan Taoyuan International Airport
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