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Taiwan Railways (Taipei Main Station) 臺鐵臺北車站

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Introduction

Taipei Main Station is not only the most significant hub of transportation in northern Taiwan, but also the largest railway station in terms of the building scale and traffic volume. Situated in Zhongzheng District of Taipei City, it is an underground union station shared by three transportation service companies: Taiwan Railway Administration, Taiwan High Speed Rail and Taipei Metro. Thus, a passenger can get access to a train, a high-speed rail, MRT Bannan Line and MRT Tamsui–Xinyi Line at the station.

Taipei Main Station has been relocated and renovated numerous times since its establishment on July 5, 1891. The station building today was completed on September 2, 1989. It is also where the headquarters of Taiwan Railway Administration was set. As Taipei Metro and Taiwan High Speed Rail started operating, the Taipei City Mall, an extensive underground market, was gradually formed.

The whole area related to Taipei Main Station is as large as 46.31 hectares, including the nearby commercial district with businesses and learning institutions, Taipei Transit Station, MRT North Gate Station, Airport MRT Taipei Station, Huashan 1914 Creative Park and other places of the "Taipei Station Specific Area." It is undoubtedly the biggest hub of transportation in the Taipei–Keelung metropolitan 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

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Zhongshan

BL Bannan Line Shandao Temple

G Songshan-Xindian Line Beimen

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line NTU Hospital

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Traveler rating

  1. 2 Terrible
  2. 8 Poor
  3. 61 Average
  4. 149 Very good
  5. 97 Excellent

Traveler type

  1. 63 Families
  2. 70 Couples
  3. 86 Solo
  4. 14 Business
  5. 48 Friends
  • Tommmy10

    Sídney, Australia

    Wow

    2020-01

    Being our first time in Taipei we were amazed at the size of this station. Do take a moment to admire how big it is. We got lost a couple of times due to confusing signage however that only added to the holiday feel! Helpful staff were at hand.
  • 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.

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