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Taichung Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Taichung Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

RMQ Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Taichung International Airport.

What to Expect

taichung airport guideThe small terminal at Taichung Airport (code: RMQ), divided into international and domestic areas, primarily handles East and Southeast Asia flights. Amenities include a few eateries and shops, both landside and airside, plus reading bars that allow travellers to take or leave a book. Free WiFi helps pass the time.

Sleeping in Taichung Airport

The airport closes nightly, after the day’s last flight, until 6:00 AM, so overnight stays are impossible. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer a shuttle service. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations, or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 6:00 AM until the last flight. Sleeping in the airport overnight is not possible.

Airport Hotels

While there are no hotels directly at Taichung Airport, there are hotels within a 15-minute drive.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Taichung, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

  • More Premium Lounge – Location: International Terminal, Airside. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Airline Lounges

If you are a First or Business Class traveller, you may have access to the lounges listed below. For more information, check the airline’s website.

  • Mandarin Airlines Lounge – Location: International Terminal, Airside.

Related Pages: Taichung Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Drinking Water

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Food & Drinks

Options are available in both terminals; there are no 24-hour options. All food operators are open from 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

Lockers are available for rent in the International Terminal beside the check-in counter, available 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Rates: Big Locker: NT50 for three hours and Small Locker: NT30 for three hours; see car rental service counter if coins are required.

Mobile Charging

Recharge your mobile devices before your flight. Outlets can be found on the 1st and 3rd floors of the Domestic Terminal and International Terminal.


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Free WiFi is available at Taichung Airport. There is also an internet zone with five computers in the waiting lounge on the 3rd Floor International Terminal beside the Children’s Play Area.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

Art in the Airport – The airport features some impressive pieces of art, mostly centred around aviation. Look way up!

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Domestic Terminal, on the first floor and International Terminal, on the first and second floors.

Currency Exchange – International Terminal, Arrival Hall, open 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM • International Terminal, Arrival Baggage Claim Zone, open 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Duty-free shops are located on the third floor of the international terminal, airside, and in the immigration clearance corridor, second floor of the international terminal, airside. Hours: 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM. 2 Easy Mart locations may be handy for any last-minute snack.

Family Services – Travelling with children? These services are available to help you get through the airport easier:

  • Children’s Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area. Location: International Terminal, Airside, 3F, beside the Internet/Computer Room.
  • Nursing Rooms – There are nursing rooms for breastfeeding and diaper changing throughout the airport.
  • Stroller Rental – If you want to make getting around the airport with your child easier, strollers are free to borrow. Locations: Landside, 1st Floor, near Check-in counters • 2nd Floor, near Tourism Information desk.

Information Desk – Have any questions? Visit one of the airport information desks for assistance! Locations: Domestic Terminal, center of 1st Floor (Hours: 6:00 AM – last flight) • International Terminal, center of 1st Floor (Hours: 5:30 AM – 11:00 PM).

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having them wrapped in plastic. Locations: Departure Hall of the International Terminal, between the international and domestic terminals. Hours: 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM. Rates: Small and medium-sized baggage – NT50; large baggage – NT80.

Medical Services – First aid, minor surgical procedures, and more are available at the Nursing Stations. Locations: Domestic Terminal, beside the Information Desk • International Terminal, opposite the convenience store. Hours for both: 5:30 AM – 11:30 PM.

Postal Services – Drop off your last-minute postcards at the airport Information Desks (See above for details).

Reading Bars – Looking for something to read, head to the “shared book reading bars” in both terminals, take a book or leave a book.

Travel Agencies – If you are arriving in Taichung and need local arrangements or help planning a last-minute trip abroad, the Tourist Information Counter can probably be of assistance. Location: Immigration Hall. Hours: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM.

Taichung Airport is served by the following airlines: Cambodia Airways • Cathay Dragon • China Eastern Airlines • EVA AIR • Far Eastern Air Transport • Hong Kong Express Airways • Mandarin Airlines • Sichuan Air • Thai VietJet Air • T’Way Airlines • UNI Airways • VietJet Airways.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Several local and regional bus lines serve the airport. Buses stop in the parking lot next to the south end of the terminal.

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available on-site in the northwest wing of the International Terminal. Hours: 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire at the B1 exit of the Export Area, along the traffic lane.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.