Sleeping in Airports

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.

Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

  • There are two terminals. T1 houses domestic, Taiwanese flights; T2 is home to international flights to Mainland China, Korea, Japan, and Vietnam.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one of airport lounges. See our Airport Lounges section for locations, hours, and rates.

Where to Sleep

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  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels within 15 minutes of the airport, though they do not provide airport shuttle service. See our Airport Hotel section below for more info.

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.

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 (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Taichung Airport does not appeal to you, these are some of the closest hotels to the airport:

  • Capital Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Taichung Harbor Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle service is available, booking required, it appears that the daily drop off at 2:00PM is free, all other options/times are NT$2500. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotel deals in Taichung on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Taichung Airport. There is also an internet zone set up with 5 computers in the waiting lounge on the 3rd Floor International Terminal beside the Children’s Play Area.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your 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.

Baby Care Facilities – Nursing rooms are available throughout the airport.

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.

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

Food & Drinks – Options are available in both terminals, there are no 24 hour options. All food operators are open from 7:0AM – 9:00PM.

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 terinal, airside. Hours: 6:00AM – 11:00PM.

Information Desk – Domestic Terminal, center of 1st Floor (Hours: 6:00AM – last flight) • International Terminal, center of 1st Floor (Hours: 5:30AM – 11:00PM).

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Lockers are available for rent, International Terminal beside the check-in counter, available 6:00AM – 11:00PM. Rates: Big Locker: NT50 for 3 hours and Small Locker: NT30 for 3 hours, see car rental service counter if coins are required.

Luggage Wrapping – Luggage wrapping is available in the Departure Hall of International Terminal, between the international and domestic terminals. Hours: 8:30AM – 8:30PM. Rates: Small and medium sized baggage – NT50; large baggage – NT80.

Medical Services – Domestic Terminal, beside the Information Desk, hours 5:30AM – 11:30PM • International Terminal, opposite the convenience store, hours 5:30AM – 11:30PM.

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.

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

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

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

Airport Hours

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


As of February 2018, Taichung airport is served by the following airlines: China Airlines • Mandarin Airlines • EVA AIR • UNI AIR • Cathay Dragonair • Far Eastern Air Transport.

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 onsite in the northwest wing of the International Terminal. At the time of this update, no further information is available.


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

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are 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 web sites. 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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.