Logistics

last update: June 2nd, 2015

Tools and equipment 

  • 5027-247_NOC02_view1_720x720Silvia Forecaster 610 compass – MEC, Toronto (CAD $12+tax)
  • B_9789577917942Taipei City Map (1:10,000 for downtown street map / 1:25,000 for city map) – Kingstone Bookstore, Taipei City (NTD $120 / CAD $4.7)
  • 634772469132913750      Taiwan Map (Chinese-English) (1:600,000 Island map / Major city maps on the back) – Eslite Bookstore, Taipei City (NTD $80/ CAD $3.2)

How to …?

About Metro Taipei

Costs (CAD$):

Tools and equipment                                                   $21.5

Transportation (using prepaid EasyCard in Taipei*)    $20.15

* Transportation fare in Taipei City:

  • Metro Taipei:
Distance
(km)
≤5 5~8 8~11 11~14 14~17 17~20 20~23 23~27 27~31 ≥31
Fare
(NT$ = 0.04 CAD)
20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65
Fare using EasyCard 16 20 24 28 32 36 40 44 48 52
  • Taipei Joint Bus System
  1. “Single Fare”: Adult passengers traveling within one charging area (< half of the bus route) should pay NTD $15 (CAD $0.6) by either cash or prepaid EasyCard. (Fare could be charged in the beginning or the end of the ride depending on which half of the route it covers.)
  2. “Double Fare”: Adult passengers traveling across two charging area (regardless of the actual travel distance) should pay NTD $30 (CAD $1.2) for full fare by either cash or prepaid EasyCard. (Fare would be charged both in the beginning and the end of the ride (NTD $15 *2).)
  3. “Transfer Discount (EasyCard user only)” : Adult passengers using prepaid EasyCard would only be charged NTD $8 (CAD $0.3) for their next bus ride (single fare or first payment of a double fare ride) if they had taken Metro Taipei less than an hour ago.

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