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Flight from Vancouver to Taiwan Taoyuan Airport
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Looking for cheap airfare to Taiwan? 25% of our users found tickets to Taiwan for the following prices or less: From Vancouver Intl C$ 929 one-way - C$ 1,394 round-trip, from Toronto Pearson Intl C$ 1,432 one-way - C$ 1,739 round-trip
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High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly from Canada is April.
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Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) is the airport where the majority of flights to Taiwan touch down. TPE is a great site to land if you want to connect to some of the well-established cities in Taiwan, like Taoyuan, Zhongli, and Guishan.
Even though many airports, such as Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA), offer long haul flights to Taiwan, the majority of business travellers to the country prefer to fly through TPE Airport. TPE is a popular airport for passengers on business visits because of its close proximity to Taipei City, which serves as Taiwan's capital and is home to the majority of the country's corporate headquarters.
The distance between Taipei City Centre and Taoyuan International Airport is about 52 km. The Express Metro Line takes around 36 minutes to complete the trip; the Commuter Metro Line, a car ride, or taxis take about 50 minutes; and the bus take about 1h 30min.
To visit Green Island, located approximately 33 km off the eastern coast of Taiwan, consider flying into Taitung Airport (TTT) and catching a ferry to the island. Mandarin Airlines and UNI Air regularly fly between Taipei and Taitung.
If you want to explore the southern part of Taiwan, including Taijiang National Park, you can fly to Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH) where you can either rent a car or travel onward by public transportation.
The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important annual festival in Taiwan, with celebrations lasting over a period of 2 weeks. Be aware that airfares tend to increase sharply in the week leading up to, and throughout the entire duration of the festival.
To explore Alishan National Area and Yushan National Park in southwestern Taiwan, you can fly into Chiayi Airport (CYI) or catch a train after arriving at Kaohsiung International Airport.
If you want to visit the Pescatores Islands, located off the western coast of Taiwan, the most convenient way to get to the islands is by flying into Penghu Airport (MZG). Airlines such as UNI Air and Mandarin Airlines offer flights to domestic airports including Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA) and Kaohsiung.
FAQs - booking Taiwan flights
Among the many airlines that connect Canada to Taiwan, Japan Airlines offers the most consistent service on a daily basis. The best option to consider as your departure airport for a greater reliability of your ticket purchases from Canada to Taiwan is Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). Several airlines that offer international flights to Taiwan use this airline as a hub. A number of other carriers, like as ANA Airlines, EVA Air, and others, offer several flights to Taiwan in addition to Japan Airlines.
If you're going to Taiwan and want to go to local sporting events, you might wish to fly into Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. Most of Taiwan's stadiums are located in Taipei City, the nation's largest and capital city. You may catch your favorite local athletic events at Taipei Gymnasium, Taipei Stadium, and New Taipei City Banqiao Stadium, especially on weekends. The ease of access to these stadiums from TPE Airport is made possible by the availability of the rail system, rental vehicles, taxis, as well as buses.
Canadian passport holders who wish to enter Taiwan for tourism purposes do not need a visa if their stay does not exceed 90 days. However, your passport has to be valid for at least 6 months after your expected departure date from Taiwan, and you are required upon arrival to provide proof of onward or return travel in the form of an airline ticket or equivalent.
Air Canada, China Airlines and EVA Air offer direct flights to Taiwan, departing from Vancouver International Airport and arriving at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), Taiwan's main airport servicing Taipei and the northern part of the country. Nonstop flights from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) are offered by EVA Air. IF you are planning to travel from other cities, you will have a layover at one of these major Canadian airports or at a major international airport. United Airlines offers flights from several Canadian cities with a stopover at a U.S. airport, such as San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Taiwan is still a predominantly cash-driven economy, so travellers are advised to carry some cash with them during their stay. Banks and exchange offices can be found at the major airports such as Taoyuan International Airport and Kaohsiung International Airport, and are open 24h so that you can exchange your Canadian dollars into Taiwan New Dollar upon arrival.
Hualien Airport (HUN) is a small airport located approximately 20 km from the park's entrance. UNI Air provides regular flights to and from Taipei Songshan Airport and Mandarin Airlines flies between Hualien and Kaohsiung International Airport. After your arrival, you can either opt for a 30min drive by bus or rent a car at the airport and drive to the national park on your own.
An average direct flight from Canada to Taiwan takes 31h 12m, covering a distance of 11226 km. The most popular route is Vancouver - Taipei City with an average flight time of 25h 55m.
The cheapest ticket to Taiwan from Canada found in the last 72 hours was C$ 802 one-way, and C$ 1,111 round-trip. The most popular route is Vancouver Intl to Taipei City Sung Shan and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was C$ 1,474.
Air Canada, EVA Air & Singapore Airlines fly the most frequently from Canada to Taiwan.
Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination is Taipei City (99% of total searches to Taiwan). The next most popular destinations are Kaohsiung City (0.5%) and Taichung City (0.2%). Searches for flights to Hualien City (0.1%) are also popular.
Air Canada, EVA Air and Singapore Airlines have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to Taiwan. Confirm policies on booking site.
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