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Flights from Hobart (HBA) to Taipei (TPE)

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Visiting from Hobart to Taipei

Taipei travel information

Taipei is concentrated in the north of Taiwan, and made up of 12 districts, each with its own identity. Wanhua is one of the oldest, but also one of the trendiest. Neihu is where you'll find old and new Taipei, with temples and shopping malls standing side by side. Shilin is home to the National Palace Museum, which has nearly 700,000 pieces of imperial artefacts. Taipei is one of those cities that never seem to sleep. With a blend of Chinese culture with a fusion of Japanese, Southeast Asian and American influences. Night markets fill the streets with the sights and smells of dumplings, beef noodle soup and shaved ice desserts. Eating out is cheap and casual so be sure to share dishes at a Taiwanese rèchǎo (stir-fried) place. Located between the Yangming Mountains and the Central Mountains, Taipei is blessed with gorgeous scenery. Head to the Beitou district for its hot springs or to Elephant Mountain hiking trail in Nangang. It is an alluring city, so be sure to plan a visit to Taipei. 

When to visit

Best time to visit Taipei

The best time to go to Taipei is between March and May. During this time, the average temperatures are 22°C, making is a lovely time to enjoy the cherry trees with their blossoms. June, July and August are the hottest and most humid times, with temperatures around 40°C. Taiwan’s summer is in the middle of typhoon season, which runs from June to October, with high wind and rainfall, that may affect your travel plans.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE).Opens external site in a new window It is an international airport serving Taipei and northern Taiwan, China. The airport is located about 40 km west of Taipei in Dayuan District, Taoyuan, the airport is Taiwan's largest and busiest airport. 

Arriving in Taipei

All passengers flying from Taipei are allocated checked baggage. If you require more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure.   

Getting into Taipei from Taipei Airport   

With a range of modes of transport available at Taoyuan Airport, travelling into the city centre is easy. Choose from taxis, rental car, high speed train, bus, private transfer or hotel shuttle. Taxis are located at the west side of Terminal 1 and 2 at the Arrivals Lobby at Taiwan Airport. Taxi is the easiest option, safe, though most expensive and takes around 50 minutes. It's possible to rent a car, as most signs are in English and Chinese, though there can be a lot of traffic. The Taiwan high speed train (THSR) is an efficient way to travel, however the quickest way is the Airport MRT. From the airport terminal, hop on the MRT and you will arrive in Taipei Main station in just 35 minutes. From there you can take the MRT to where you need to be. The shuttle bus is a cheap option to get to the city centre with different routes towards the Xinyi District. Alternatively, you may eish to book a private transfer or organise with your hotel for a car.

Getting around Taipei

Getting around Taipei is easy with many modes of transport available. Choose from public transport, taxi, bicycle and bus. The MRT is the quickest way to get around, it's clean, safe and trains run from 6am till midnight. Announcements and signs are in Mandarin and English, as are fares and routes at ticket machines. It's best to buy a day pass or an EasyCard. Yellow taxi cabs are fairly inexpensive, and you can find them all over the city or use TaxiGo. City buses are clean and comfortable and run frequently thought out the city. YouBike is an excellent bike share system, where you can rent a bike and drop it off at another location.  If you stick to one or two neighbouring districts, Taipei is a very walkable city. It is possible to rent a car, though you need an international license. Alternatively, you may wish to join a tour.

Departure information

Fly from Hobart. Once you’ve booked your flights from Hobart, the following information will ensure your trip goes smoothly. 

What is the main airport called?

Hobart Airport. Located 22 km (13.5 miles) from the city centre, Hobart AirportOpens external site in a new window (HBA) is the gateway to Tasmania. Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this airport. 

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Passengers flying from Hobart with Qantas are allocated checked baggage. Additional luggage allowance can be purchased online before departure. 

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Passengers travelling from Hobart, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

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If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

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