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Departure Sat, 15 Aug Return Thu, 20 Aug
LON London
TPE Taipei
return from £468
Departure Tue, 25 Aug Return Fri, 04 Sep
LON London
TPE Taipei
return from £461
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 38.67 TWD
British Pound Sterling New Taiwan Dollar
1 TWD = 0.03 GBP
Last checked on 07 August 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Taipei are 81% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Taipei is 79% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Taipei is 47% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Taipei is 20% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Taipei airports
  • ( Sung Shan (TSA)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Taiwan Taoyuan Intl (TPE)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
K Distance: 6077 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Taipei

How long is the flight from London to Taipei?

The flight duration from London to Taipei, including transfers, is around 14 hours 30 minutes. There aren't any direct flight paths between the cities, but you'll find a wide range of airlines and stopping points to choose from.

What are the most common stopovers?

Hong Kong is the most popular stopover point on trips from London to Taipei. Tokyo, Dubai, and Amsterdam are among the other choices.

What documentation do I need to fly to Taipei from London?

UK visitors can stay in Taiwan for up to 90 days without a visa. Your passport needs at least six months of validity from your date of entry into Taiwan.

Is there a time change from London to Taipei?

Taipei is eight hours ahead of London.

Which airlines fly from London to Taipei

You'll have plenty of options when it comes to airlines, including the following popular carriers:

How to find cheap flights from London to Taipei

Opodo is a powerful travel search engine, making it easy to find cheap deals on city breaks. Enter your dates for your trip from London to Taipei to see the cheapest tickets at the top, and keep scrolling for deals and alternative times and airlines. Opodo is an online travel agency that makes booking holidays at the best airfares as simple as can be. You can even search for domestic flights too.

When are the best times to fly from London to Taipei

  • October is pleasantly mild, with daytime temperatures around 20°C and slightly cooler at night. Autumn is also one of the driest times of the year.
  • November has similar temperatures to October, and so is great for outdoor exploring.
  • January is one of the quietest times of the year, and it still remains largely dry and mild, with temperatures around 10°C.
  • June is warm, with temperatures pushing into the 30s°C. You can make use of this low season in Taipei, as it's one of the cheapest times to go.

Airports in London

The majority of flights out to Taipei from London depart from Heathrow, with others departing from Gatwick.

Useful Information about Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is about 15 miles west of Central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By tube – Piccadilly line westbound, around 45 minutes from Central London.
  • By train – 15 to 30 minutes on the Heathrow Express, departs from Paddington Station.
  • By taxi – 30 to 40 minutes from Central London, allow extra time during congestion periods.
  • By coach – around 35 minutes, but potentially longer, departing from Victoria Coach Station.

Services: Heathrow is open 24/7, and offers unlimited free Wi-Fi and plenty of places to eat and shop. You'll also find baby changing facilities and smoking areas outside the terminals.

Useful Information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is easily reached from the centre of London, about 29 miles away.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – around 30 minutes on the Gatwick Express, from Victoria Station.
  • By taxi – usually around an hour, but sometimes more at busy times, from Central London.
  • By coach – Victoria Coach Station also offers services to Gatwick, around 90 minutes.

Services: Gatwick is open 24 hours a day, and offers four hours of free Wi-Fi use. You'll find a wide choice of shops and restaurants, plus baby changing and outdoor smoking zones.

Airports in Taipei

The vast majority of flights into Taipei arrive at Taoyuan International Airport.

Useful information about Taipei Taoyuan International Airport

Taoyuan Airport is about 28 miles from central Taipei.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – Airport MRT train will take you into downtown Taipei in just 35 minutes.
  • By coach – bus 1960 to near the Taipei 101 building downtown; 1819 and 1961 buses both stop at Taipei Main Train Station. About 55 minutes.
  • By taxi – this takes around 50 minutes, longer at peak times.

Services: open from 6am to 11pm, with four hours of free Wi-Fi. You'll find a great selection of shops, baby changing facilities, and outdoor smoking areas.

What to do and visit in Taipei

  • Taipei 101, in the fashionable Xinyi district, is one of the world's most iconic skyscrapers, a beautiful glass tower that resembles a traditional pagoda.
  • The National Palace Museum tells the story of Taiwan and exhibits many of the country's most precious artefacts.
  • Stroll around the gorgeous gardens of the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.
  • Indulge in late-night shopping at the Shilin Night Market, and choose from a huge variety of food stalls.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Taipei

How can I find cheap flights from London to Taipei at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 461€ for the route London - Taipei. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Taipei expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Taipei costs an average of 1.84 GBP, 47% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 81% less in Taipei: 0.53 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.16 GBP in Taipei, 79% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 20% cheaper in Taipei, with an average of 2.41 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.03 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Taipei?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Taipei are November, October and December.
When is the best time to travel from London to Taipei?
The best time of the year to go to Taipei when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1 month to fly to  Taipei from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by April and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period May, June and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Taipei.
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