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Introduction

Taipei Main Station is located in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei City. It is an underground railway station served by the Taiwan Railways Administration, Taiwan High-Speed Railway, and Taipei Metro. It is also the intersection station of the Taipei MRT’s Bannan Line and the Tamsui Xinyi Line. It is not only Taiwan's primary transportation hub, but also the railway station with the largest building scale and traffic volume in Taiwan.

Taipei Station was set up on July 5, 1891. After several relocations and reconstructions, the current station body was opened on September 2, 1989. The Taiwan Railways Administration Headquarter is also located here. With the Taipei Metro and high-speed railway stations, the vast underground street blocks have been formed.

The station front business area gathers businesses and learning institutions near the station. If you connect this area with the Taipei Transit Station, MRT North Gate Station, Airport MRT Taipei Station, Huashan 1914 Creative Park and other "Taipei Station Specific Area-" related facilities, the area can reach 46.31 hectares; it is the largest transportation center in the Greater Taipei area.

Information

Themes
Historic Sites Themed Shopping Areas
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
+886-2-23815226#2821
Address
B1, No.3, Beiping W. Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Services & Facilities

  • Accessibility for the Disabled
  • Dinning
  • Shopping
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Lost and found
  • Broadcast Service
  • Locker

Transportaiton

Nearby MRT

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Taipei Main Station

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  1. 2 Terrible
  2. 8 Poor
  3. 62 Average
  4. 149 Very good
  5. 93 Excellent

Traveler type

  1. 62 Families
  2. 70 Couples
  3. 88 Solo
  4. 14 Business
  5. 49 Friends
  • 619jeffry

    Essendon, Australia

    Faces in the crowd

    2020-01

    Taipei Main Station is always crowded -- the Metro (MRT), High Speed Rail and Taoyuan Airport MRT all go through it. here's also a lot of shopping. Give yourself plenty of time, it can be confusing.
  • OliviaCheung

    Taipei Station

    2019-06

    It is very convenient located - it is next to the Taoyuan airport express station, you can take train to suburb area. Clean and you can also buy some food souvenir for your family and friend easily there and not to mention quite a variety of restaurants
  • ongkj

    Kuala Lumpur, Malasia

    Traveler type:

    En solitario

    Station where all connectivity centralized

    2019-06

    Taipei Station is a very busy station where all the public transport interchange located. Airport MRT, train are in one building. Also, underground connected Express bus station and MRT stations such as Taipei Main and Beimen. It is also near to XimenTing area where lots of tourist went. Surrounding area have lots of big shopping malls, Airbnb, hotels, shops and restaurants. Underground Street Mall also under the Taipei Station. It is practically a shopping area as well!!
  • Scott I

    Xinyi District, Taipéi

    Traveler type:

    En pareja

    Avoid peak times if possible

    2018-07

    The hub of MRT and BUS/TRA/HSR travel in Taipei. Follow the signs and you should be OK. Main Station can get overwhelmingly busy during rush hour so newbies should avoid these times or get swept up in a herd of people buried in their phones scurrying to their exits/platforms.
  • ImanSM

    Kalibo, Filipinas

    Traveler type:

    En familia

    Huge and efficient station

    2018-06

    Very big station. Its easy to navigate due to the abundance of signage and friendly staff. Rode the bullet train here to Taichung. Full of small thrift shops and stores.

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