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How to Get from Taiwan Taoyuan Airport to Cingjing

Cingjing, also known as Qingjing, is a beautiful small, quiet town located at a high altitude in Ren’ai Township, Nantou, Taiwan. A must-visit destination for nature lovers, Cingjing Farm and its surroundings offer unique activities all year round.

You have two different transportation options to get from Taoyuan Airport to Cingjing. By far, the fastest option is to take an airport taxi, which will take you to Cingjing Farm in about 2 hours and 50 minutes. Using public transport is a bit more complicated, as there is no direct connection from Taiwan airport to Cingjing. You can get there in about 4 hours by combining metro, train, and bus.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €205 170min 24/7
Metro €70 240min 05:57–00:07

How to get from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Cingjing by taxi

If you’re looking for the fastest way to get from Taoyuan Airport to Cingjing, then an airport taxi is your best option. The journey will take a little less than 3 hours and you will find taxis available 24/7 at Taoyuan Airport.

Taxi fare from Taoyuan Airport to Cingjing

In most cities in Taiwan, taxis usually operate using a taximeter. However, for routes outside the city limits, the price must be agreed upon in advance with the driver before you start your journey. A standard taxi for 4 passengers from Taiwan Airport to Cingjing will cost on average around €205 (TWD 6335).

Cost

€205 (TWD 6335)

Trip Duration

2 h 50 min

Different rates may apply unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available at Taoyuan Airport 24/7.

Where do I get a taxi from?

You will easily locate the official taxi stands outside the arrivals halls of both Terminals 1 and 2 at Taoyuan Airport.

Convenience

Cingjing Farm is definitely worth a visit during your stay in Taiwan. If you want to get there as fast as possible no matter what time you arrive at Taoyuan Airport, taking an airport taxi is the most comfortable and reliable transportation option. You will reach your destination directly, without having to worry about catching the next train or bus.

Editor’s Note

Since there is no direct connection with public transport from Taoyuan Airport to Cingjing, taking an airport taxi is by far the fastest and most convenient option, despite the higher price. You'll reach your destination directly without having to change multiple train or bus lines.

Useful Tips

Make sure to agree on the trip's price with the driver before you start your journey.
Not all taxis in Taipei accept card payments; the ones that do, usually have a sticker on the door/window.
Have your destination address written down in Mandarin as most taxi drivers in Taipei don’t speak English.

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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Taipei. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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€250.0
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How to get from Taoyuan Airport to Cingjing by metro

Even though it’s a popular destination, there is no direct connection from Taiwan Airport to Cingjing. If you wish to get there using public transport, the fastest option is to combine the metro, train, and bus.

You will need to take the Taoyuan Metro from Terminal 1 or 2 at Taoyuan Airport to reach Taoyuan HSR Station, which will take about 17 minutes. There, you will need to take the Taiwan High-Speed Rail to reach THSR Taichung Station after about 36 minutes. Finally, you will need to take two buses for a total journey of 2 hours. First, you’ll take bus number 6670 from Taichung Station to Puli Bus Station and from there bus number 6664 to Cingjing Farm.

How much is the metro ticket from Taoyuan Airport to Cingjing?

The metro ticket is only one of the tickets you’ll need for the whole trip to Cingjing, and also the cheapest at €0.85 (TWD 25). The total cost for the whole trip, however, amounts to €35 (TWD 1082) per traveller.

Cost

€35 (TWD 1082)

Trip Duration

4 hours

The total trip duration is without taking into consideration any waiting time in between all the different means of transport.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

You will need to check the schedule for the metro, train, and buses separately.

Where do I get the metro from?

The Taoyuan Airport MRT station is within the airport facilities both at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Simply follow the signs and you’ll easily reach the station. At most train and bus stations, information is available in Chinese and English, so you shouldn’t have trouble finding your way on the rest of your journey.

Convenience

Getting to Cingjing from Taoyuan Airport using only public transportation might be a cheaper option than taking a taxi but is certainly slower and quite challenging. You need to take many different means of transport, check the schedule for each one of them, and buy many different tickets, not all of which are available online.

Editor’s Note

If you're travelling with many pieces of luggage or young children, reaching Cingjing by public transport isn't a suitable option. If you're an experienced traveller and you wish to experience Taiwan like a local, you can give it a go!

Useful Tips

To use the metro, you can buy a ticket at the automatic ticket machine you'll find at the station but note that it accepts only coins.
The bus tickets need to be purchased on the bus with the driver.
On the bus, if you're not disembarking at the last station, make sure to press the “STOP” button when your stop approaches.

Frequently asked questions

What is the fastest way to get from Taoyuan Airport to Cingjing farm?

The fastest way to get from Taoyuan Airport to Cingjing Farm is by choosing an airport taxi. The journey will take about 2 hours and 50 minutes and is without a doubt the most convenient option as there is no direct connection via public transport.

What is the distance from Taoyuan airport to Cingjing?

Cingjing is located approximately 245 km away from Taoyuan Airport and by taxi or private transfer is approximately a 3-hour drive.

What’s the cost of a taxi transfer from Taoyuan airport to Cingjing?

Taipei taxis normally operate using a taximeter. However, for routes outside the city limits, the price is agreed upon in advance with the driver before you start your journey. The average price for a taxi from Taiwan Airport to Cingjing is about €205 (TWD 6335).

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