Sleeping in Airports

Taipei Songshan Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Taipei Songshan 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.

If you want to spend time around here, there is 24h open MacDonald’s just 10 minutes walk to the west from the airport. – a traveller (2014)

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Taipei Songshan Airport.

What to Expect

  • A modern and busy international airport within close proximity to the city center. There are separate terminals for domestic and international flights, and a wide variety of restaurants, shops and services.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted in this airport.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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

  • TransAsia VIP Lounge – Location: Main Terminal, Landside, Level 1, next to the TransAsia check-in lounge.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Taipei Songshan Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • The Sherwood Taipei – (4 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers (limousine) are available upon request, NT$1,250 each way. » Check Rates
  • Forever Inn – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Taipei Fullerton Fusing North – (5 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available upon request, NT$150 for a one-way trip. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Songshan Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Taipei Songshan Airport.

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

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: Landside and Airside.

Baby Care Facilities – There are nursing rooms available throughout the airport (9 locations, in terminals 1 and 2, both landside and airside).

Currency Exchange – There are 7 locations throughout the airport.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available along with a variety of other shops including a Hsin Tung Yang convenience store which is located in Terminal 1, Departure Hall, 1F. Hours: 6:00AM – 9:00PM.

Food & Drinks – There are eleven restaurants (both landside and airside). Hours: vary, but some are open from 6:00AM – 10:00PM.

Information Desk – There are 2 information desks available, both operate from 6:00AM – 10:00PM. • In the International Departures Hall in Terminal 1 • Between the Domestic Arrivals Hall and the domestic arrival waiting lounge in Terminal 2.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Yamato Transport Co. Ltd. is located in the International Arrivals Hall of Terminal 1. They provide locker facilities (rates range from NT60 for 3 hours to NT 360 for 24 hours) as well as luggage wrapping. Hours: 6:00AM – 10:00PM.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags with plastic wrapp. See the Luggage Storage and Lockers section above. Rates start at NT 200 for a bag that is under 150cm.

Medical Services – There is a nurse’s station located at the International Departure Hall, Terminal 1. Civil Aviation Medical Center is located in 3F, Terminal 1 (take the elevator by SUBWAY, 1F, International Arrival Hall, at the west side of Terminal 1). There are also 16 Automated External Defibrillators (AED) throughout the airport.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Observation Deck – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: unknown. Hours: 9:00AM – 9:00PM.

Post Office – Located in the eastern wing of Terminal 2. Hours: 8:00AM – 5:00PM (Mon-Fri), 8:00AM – 12:00PM (Sat), 8:30AM – 12:00PM (Sun).

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airlines

As of February 2018, Taipei Songshan airport is served by the following airlines: EVA Airways • ANA • China Airlines • Japan Airlines • Air China • Far Eastern Air Transport • China Eastern • Shanghai Airlines • Sichuan Airlines • Xiamen Airlines • Mandarin Airlines • Uni Airways.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

Several city bus lines serve the airport, stopping at any one of eight bus stops located at the bus stand opposite T1 (International Terminal). At the bus stand, you’ll also find inter-city and destination-specific buses offering direct or express service to Taoyuan International Airport, Keelung, Window on China theme park, and other key points of interest.

Car Rentals

Hotai Leasing Corporation (HLC) offers car rental service onsite from 8:00AM – 10:30PM. Onsite location unknown.

Metro

The MRT offers fast and efficient mass transportation between the airport and city center. Most MRT signage and maps are posted in four languages, including English. Trains run from about 6:00AM – 12:00AM. For more information, visit the Taipei Songhan Airport website.

Taxis

Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. Taxis can be hailed from the taxi rank, located outside of Arrivals, or on the road south of the gas station.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

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.