1. Getting around in Taipei
Easy Card: With this card you can take the metro, city bus, taxi or ship, rent the bicycle, and pay in chain shops.
Airports: Taoyuan International Airport and Songshan Airport
City Bus: The city has 300 bus routes and a one-section journey costs NT$15. Sometimes you pay when you get on the bus and sometimes you pay when you get off, you’ll see the sign near the bus door.
Bike sharing service, Ubike: There are many Ubike stations throughout the city, you’ll need an Easy Card to rent one. It takes NT$10 every 30 minutes for the first 4 hours, NT$20 every 30 minutes for 4-8 hours, and NT$40 every 30 minutes after 8 hours.
Metro: The Taipei Metro System is very convenient, and is the most efficient way to get around the city. A single trip costs NT$20-65 based on the distance and a one-day ticket coasts NT$200.
2. Getting around in Taiwan
Long Distance Bus: The biggest bus center is in Taipei Main Station but you can also go to Taipei City Hall Bus Station. There are many companies you can choose from and the buses are very comfortable. The destinations include Kaohsiung, Tainan, Chiayi, Hualien, Taichung, which depart every one hour. The bus to Chiayi costs about NT$250 with the duration of 4.5 hours, to Tainan takes 5 hours and NT$350, to Kaohsiung costs NT$500 with the travel time of 6 hours, and to Hualien takes 5 hours with the ticket price of NT$400.
Train: Taiwan Rail Line and Taiwan High Speed Rail, both in Taipei Main Station