Fly to Taichung Airport (RMQ) to visit any of the eight districts located in Taichung City in Taiwan. There is plenty to do and see in Taichung, including diverse cultural activities. Find the cheapest flights to Taichung Airport using the Skyscanner web site or Skyscanner App, which you can download for free on your mobile phone.
The Best Times To Book a Flight to Taichung
Taichung City has a climate that is comparable to parts of California, with many dry, sunny days. In winter, temperatures average about 75 degrees, with colder evenings, while July temperatures can reach as high as 91 degrees. The rainy season occurs between May and August, when between 8 and 13 inches of rain can fall each month. April may be the best time in terms of both good weather and cheap airfare to take a flight to Taichung Airport, especially if your travel mid-week. If your travel plans are flexible, check Skyscanner's Cheapest Month search tool to choose dates of travel with the best prices.
Airlines Servicing Taichung Airport
There are no direct flights to Taichung Airport from the US. A flight from Taipei to Taichung, however, only takes about 40 minutes. International flights arrive daily to Taichung Airport from Hong Kong, Macau, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Seoul. Some of the airlines that fly to Taichung include:
- Mandarin Airlines
- EVA Airways
- Cathay Dragon
Arrival at Taichung Airport: What To Expect
If you need to charge your phone upon arrival, there is a mobile charging service available on the first and third floors of the terminals. Taichung Airport has a Book Crossing Station where passengers can pick up or leave behind books for other to read while waiting at the airport before their next flight. For those who are traveling with a small child and do not wish to pack a stroller on their flight to Taichung, a baby stroller can be borrowed at the airport when the airline company is advised in advance to apply for a baby stroller application for you. The carriage can be borrowed and returned at the arrival service center on the second floor of the terminal.
Financial service counters at the airport in Taichung are located in the Arrival/Departure Hall of the International Terminal for passengers to exchange foreign currency and use ATMs. The financial services are open from 6:00 am until 11:00 pm in the Arrival Hall and from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm in the baggage claim zone.
Transportation From Taichung Airport
Travelers can rent a car in Taichung by contacting the agents at the Taichung Airport service desk, open from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm.
A cheaper and more popular option is to take the daily Taiwan Tourist Shuttle that leaves Taichung Airport at 3:20 pm for travel to Taichung THSR Rail Station. This is a high-speed rail line that transports passengers either south toward Taipei or north toward Zuoying. There is a free bus at the rail station to take you to the city center or universities. You can alternately take city buses from the rail station to the Feng Chia night market, Fengjia University and other spots in the city.
Metered taxis are available at Taichung Airport, with fares starting at less than $3. The taxi stand is located at the B1 exit of the Export Area along the street.
Things To Do in Taichung
Some of the popular sites to visit in Taichung include art and science museums, the Taichung Winery, a world-class opera house, Great Snow Mountain in the National Forest Recreational Area, and the Kaomei Wetlands. The famous night markets are where you can enjoy delicious food and drink and find interesting wares for sale.