Domestic Transportation in Taiwan

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Means of Transport Recommended in Town

There are plenty of taxis (painted in yellow). All taxi drivers speak Chinese; many speak at least some English. In Taipei, you could take bus and metro. It?s convenient and safe. One bus ticket for adult is 15 NTD. One metro ticket is from 20 to 65 NTD (depends the distance). Language of the signalization in the urban transports: Chinese, English.
Maps of Urban Networks
Taiwan Map
Urban Transport Agencies
Taipei Metro
Taipei Bus
Find an Itinerary
Metro guide
Taxi Companies
Taiwan Taxi

Transportation From Airport to City Centre:






Car Rental
Taipei - Taoyuan Intl (TPE) 40 km/25 Miles SW of Taipei City; 13 km/8 Miles NW of Taoyuan; 40 km/25 Miles NE of Hsinchu. Tapei: TWD 125-145 / 35-45 min - - Available

Means of Transport Recommended in the Rest of the Country

Voyaging by train is convenient and inexpensive.
Rail Companies
Taiwan Railways
Taiwan high speed rail


Name Type Domestic Flights International Flights
China airlines National No Yes
Eva Airways Low cost No No
Uni Air Major Yes Yes
Fast Eastern Air Transport Major Yes Yes
Mandarin Airlines Major Yes Yes
Transasia Airways Major Yes Yes

You Can Consult the List of Airlines Banned Within the EU. Look Also at the rating of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


Traveling By Yourself

Driving or riding motorcycles is dangerous and should be avoided, even by experienced motorcyclists. Substandard road conditions and local disregard for traffic laws result in frequent accidents that cause serious and even fatal injuries to foreigners. Mountain roads are narrow, winding, and poorly banked.
Driver's License
To drive in Taiwan, travelers need an international driving license.
Conditions For Renting a Vehicle
More than 20 years old, passport, and international driving license.
Rental Agencies
Car Plus
Easy Rent
Tolls or Taxes
Visit the website of Taiwan Area National Freeway Bureau.
Road Maps
Freeway Map
Find an Itinerary
Live search

Rules of the Road

Minimum Driving Age
18 years old.
Side of the Road For Driving
Drive on the right.
Speed Limits
On road: 20km/h~70km/h
City: 50 km/h
Highway: 60km/h~110km/h
Safety Belts
Permitted Amount of Alcohol in the Blood
National Roads Organizations
Ministry of Transport and Communications.

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