Cheap flights from Singapore to Taipei
Flight information Singapore Changi to Taipei
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Average flight time, total distance 3233 kilometres
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Flying from Singapore to Taipei
Taipei, the national capital of Taiwan is the largest metropolitan area in the country with close to 7 million people. It is also the country’s cultural, governmental and financial centre.
Most flights to Taipei go through Taipei Taoyuan International Airport. Singaporeans do not require a visa.
Airlines that fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Taipei (TPE)
Singapore Airlines, China Airlines and EVA Air operate at least one flight per day that connects Singapore to Taipei directly. Budget airlines Jetstar and Scoot operate daily flights from Singapore to Taipei. Singapore to Taipei (Taiwan) flight time is about 4 hours 45 minutes.
Arrival at Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)
If you know where your hotel or accommodation is located, the most affordable way to get from Taipei Taoyuan International Airport to your accommodation of choice is via one of the buses - the journey takes 60 to 90 minutes and it will cost around SGD $7. If you are looking for a much more convenient option, a taxi will cost around SGD $45 to SGD $55. Hotel limousines can also be arranged by the hotel for double to triple of what an average taxi will cost.
Taipei Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) Information
There are plenty of restaurants to choose from here at the Taoyuan International Airport and you will be able to enjoy authentic local cuisine here as well. If you have to pick up a traveller’s SIM card, the airport is a great place to do so. The Novotel Taipei Taoyuan International Airport is five minutes from the terminal buildings and it is a great choice if you are looking for accommodation near to the airport.
Arrival at Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA)
The Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA) is a smaller airport that typically serves domestic and regional flights. The airport is connected to the train line and getting to the city will cost you under SGD $5 and take you less than 20 minutes. If you have to take a taxi, the ride should cost no more than SGD $14 to any city location.
Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA) Information
Due to the Taipei Songshan Airport’s proximity to the city, travellers are advised to buy what they require in the city instead. If you do have to stay fairly close the airport, the Simple + Hotel offers affordable and contemporary lodging.
There are no direct flights that connect Singapore to Taipei Songshan Airport. It is however possible to connect via Xiamen on Xiamen Airlines. There are no known budget airlines that connect Singapore to Taipei Songshan Airport directly.
Taipei has a strong breakfast culture so don’t miss going to Yonghe Doujiang for soybean milk, sesame flatbread and youtiao (long Chinese donut) before you start sightseeing. Learn about the history of the country at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and the National Palace museum. Then, visit the Longshan Temple, which reflects local customs within traditional architecture. Get lost in the maze of trendy shops at Ximending, a vibrant area where the local youths hang out.
Then, walk through night markets like Shilin Night Market to sample street snacks such as oyster omelette, stinky tofu, pearl milk tea and fried buns.
Frequently asked questions about flights from Singapore to Taipei
What is the time difference between Singapore and Taipei?
There are no time differences between Taipei (GMT +8:00) and Singapore (GMT +8:00).
What is the weather like in Taipei?
Taipei features a humid subtropical climate with warm summers (June to August) where temperatures typically fluctuate between 26 and 32 degree Celsius - this is also the period where there are occasional rainstorms and typhoons. Winter (December to February) on the other hand, will see temperatures hovering around 13 and 19 degree Celsius.
The best month to travel to Taipei is November when the tourist season has died down and the temperatures are pleasant for sightseeing.
What is the exchange rate between Singapore Dollar and New Taiwan Dollar?
The local currency is the New Taiwan Dollar (TWD). As of 17 August 2018, the current exchange rate is SGD $1 = TWD 22.31.
What is the average cost of a meal in Taipei?
On the average, eating out in Taipei is around half of what one would pay in Singapore. Enjoying a local meal at a restaurant will cost around SGD $12 in Singapore but this is estimated to be only around SGD $7 in Taipei. Eating at a mid-range restaurant for two will cost around SGD $60 in Singapore but this is estimated to be only SGD $37 in Taipei.
What is the average cost of a hotel in Taipei?
The average room rate in Taipei is lower than the average in Singapore. A 4-star hotel in Singapore may cost around SGD $97 on average but this is only around SGD $69 in Taipei. Similarly, a room night at a luxurious 5-star property in Singapore will cost around SGD $194 on average but this is only SGD 112 in Taipei.
This information is correct as of 17 August 2018.
Getting from Singapore Changi to Taipei
If you are not rushing for time, taking the train to the Singapore Changi Airport is probably your best option. The ride costs only SGD $2 per adult and it will take roughly 45 minutes from a city location - the MRT station is also connected directly to Terminals 2 and 3 of the airport. However, if you are traveling in a larger ground, taking a taxi might be a better option - the ride will take around 25 minutes and it will cost around SGD $20 to SGD $30.
Travellers are often advised to arrive at the Singapore Changi Airport at least two hours prior to the flight’s scheduled time of departure. If you are looking for something to eat, there is a huge range of eateries and restaurants to choose from. Alternatively, take a slow walk around the transit areas of the terminals and find yourself a deal at duty free prices.
If you’re taking Scoot to Taipei, you will depart from T2. Singapore Airlines, China Airlines and EVA Air depart from T3. The cheapest air tickets from Singapore to Taipei are via budget airline Scoot.
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