CKS Airport is a major Asian hub. There are many
direct flights from North America, Europe, Australia
and other parts of Asia. Direct bus transportation
from CKS to Taipei is also available http://www.cksairport.gov.tw/CKSeng/index.jsp.
you arrive at the Taipei city proper, you can then
hail a taxi to get to your hotel. Most younger people
understand English but if you are concerned about
communication problem with the taxi driver, print
a chinese page of the hotel (e.g. http://www.leaderhotel.com/taipei/content/location.htm)
and show it to the driver.
Taipei is geographically compact with plentiful
taxis, buses and Mass Rapid Transit (MRT).
venue --- National Taiwan University of Science
and Technology of Taiwan and most hotels can be
easily accessed by a short taxi or MRT ride within
the Taipei city center.
From airport to Taipei city, two kinds of transportation
Buses: Various buses are available in the airport.
Prices range from 110NT to 140NT. Ticket counters
are located in the Arrival Passenger Reception
Areas of both Terminals. For more information,
please refer to http://www.cksairport.gov.tw/CKSeng/transportation/taipei_e.jsp
Taxis: Taxis are available outside the Arrival
Halls of both terminals. Typical fare to Taipei
city is around NT$1,100. For more information,
please refer to http://www.cksairport.gov.tw/CKSeng/transportation/taxi_e.jsp.
MRT is the most convenient way to travel in Taipei.
Shopping, dining, or seeing performances. One way
cost is typically between NT$20 and NT$65 (Approx.
A day pass costs NT$150 (Approx. $5). Passengers
do not need carry coins for repetitive ticket purchases.
Day-unlimited "Easycard" is another option.
It can be used to pay for multiple transportations
including MRT and buses. Easycard costs NT$500 ($17).
You can buy and recharge Easycards in every Metro
stations and certain convenience stores (such as
7-Eleven). One thing to be remembered is no eating,
drinking and gum chewing inside MRT - both within
the station and on the train.
Taxi run on meters, the first 1.5 km costs NT$70,
and each proceeding 300 meters costs NT$5. There
is an extra fee for trips between 11pm and 6am.
Calling a taxi service, or carrying luggage costs
an extra NT$10.
call a taxi, dial: 0800-055850
To call a taxi in English dial: 02-2799-4818
more Information, please visit Taipei
Rapid Transit Coporation, Department
of Transportion, Taipei