- 1 What is there to do at Taipei airport?
- 2 Can I leave the airport during a layover in Taipei?
- 3 Can you sleep at Taipei airport?
- 4 What can I buy at Taipei airport?
- 5 Do I need visa for layover in Taiwan?
- 6 Are there showers at Taipei airport?
- 7 What happens to luggage on long layover?
- 8 Do I have to go through customs for a connecting flight in Taipei?
- 9 Can I leave airport between connecting flights?
- 10 Can economy class use the lounge?
- 11 Do I need a visa to transit through Taipei?
- 12 Is food in airport lounge free?
- 13 Is it expensive to travel to Taiwan?
- 14 Which is the main airport in Taipei?
- 15 What is there to eat at Taipei airport?
What is there to do at Taipei airport?
Here are our recommendations for 13 things to do on a layover at Taipei Taoyuan Airport:
- Sample the cuisine.
- Hang out in a lounge.
- Go shopping.
- Take a shower.
- Get a massage.
- Experience Taiwanese traditions.
- Take in some history and art.
- Explore the themed lounges.
Can I leave the airport during a layover in Taipei?
Fortunately, the city of Taipei, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau and Taoyuan Airport have made it easy to make a mini-vacation of an otherwise long wait between connecting flights. To leave the airport and tour Taipei during a layover, passengers must have: a passport with six or more months remaining until its expiration.
Can you sleep at Taipei airport?
Sleeping in Taoyuan Airport
Seating is generally comfortable, with recliner chairs at several gates. Explore our guide to sleeping in Taipei Taoyuan Airport or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips. For uninterrupted sleep, one airport lounge offers private resting rooms by the hour.
What can I buy at Taipei airport?
Here are what I picked up:
- San Tai Zi Flavored Peanuts. Peanuts coated in flavors inspired by Taiwan’s vibrant and classic night market food!
- San Tai Zi Crispy Seaweed Pork Rolls.
- Neko-leine Mango Madeleine Cakes.
- Taipei Sweet Pineapple Cake Brownies.
Do I need visa for layover in Taiwan?
A visa is not required to transit through Taiwan on the way to another destination. The traveler must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months beyond travel dates, a round-trip or onward ticket, and a valid visa for the next destination (if required).
Are there showers at Taipei airport?
Taipei Taoyuan International airport offers free showering facilities in arrivals (1F, 2F) and departure (4F) areas of terminal 1 and at terminal 2 in arrivals (1F) and departure (4F) sections. The service is available round the clock, 24 hours.
What happens to luggage on long layover?
When you purchase a connecting flight, checked baggage is usually forwarded to your final destination, and will change planes when you do. When you purchase a layover flight, you will need to claim your bags when you land at your layover destination. Then recheck them the next day when you continue your flight(s).
Do I have to go through customs for a connecting flight in Taipei?
International to international connections in Taipei do not require you to go through passport control and customs.
Can I leave airport between connecting flights?
For most layovers, you can leave the transit area (and airport) in between flights, as long as you have a visa (if necessary) and go through customs and immigration on the way out, and of course you’ll have to pass through security again on your way back into the airport.
Can economy class use the lounge?
And while this lounge was originally designed exclusively for high-flying first- and business- class passengers, it’s now accessible to all guests flying on the airline—if they’re willing to pay, that is.
Do I need a visa to transit through Taipei?
Taiwan’s visa policy states that citizens who are nationals of around 65 countries can enter the country without obtaining a visa. Taiwanese visa law also states that any visitor wishing to pass through Taiwan to a third destination will not need a transit visa, as long as they do not go through immigration control.
Is food in airport lounge free?
Yes, food is free in all airport lounges. Be it beverages or snacks, once you have access to the lounge they are available to you. Of course, there are exclusive meals also available that you need to pay for upfront.
Is it expensive to travel to Taiwan?
Taiwan is an incredibly affordable destination. To me, it’s on par with some destinations in Southeast Asia since the food was cheap and so many activities were free. You get a lot of value here. So, if you’re looking for an uncrowded and affordable place to visit, Taiwan is it.
Which is the main airport in Taipei?
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (IATA: TPE, ICAO: RCTP) is an international airport serving Taipei and northern Taiwan. Located about 40 km (25 mi) west of Taipei in Dayuan District, Taoyuan, the airport is Taiwan’s largest and busiest airport.
What is there to eat at Taipei airport?
Taipei airport offers several food courts with a variety of things to eat during your layover in Taipei airport.
Taiwanese Restaurants at Taipei Airport:
- Aoba Shokudo.
- KiKi Noodle Bar.
- Xiao Nan Men.
- Found Hong Danzi Noodles.
- Lin Dong Fang Beef Noodles.
- Hsinchu Hai Rei.
- Hung’s Delicacies.