Taichung, officially known as Taichung City, is a special municipality located in center-western Taiwan. Taichung is an industrial city on the western side of central Taiwan. It’s a gateway for exploring the island’s mountainous interior, including nature areas like Sun Moon Lake, popular for boating and hiking. In the bustling city center are museums, temples and the ornate brick Taichung Station, a legacy of the Japanese colonial period (1895–1945).
Taichung is located in the west-central part of Taiwan. With a population of around 2.5 million, it is the 3rd biggest city and has grown rapidly in recent years on the back of diverse manufacturing.
Like some other areas, Taichung has the ever popular night markets (ChungHwa, Feng-Chia, and Chung-Shiao) with the requisite food and drinks diversity, but more uniquely it is the home of a world-class science museum and has some great hiking trails into the hills. Among the activities to catch when visiting Taichung: the world-class science museum and hiking in the nearby hills.
Nearest airports to Taichung:
Taichung International Airport (RMQ): Taichung International Airport is located approximately 9.1 miles / 14.6 kilometers northwest of Taichung and about 21.2 miles / 34.2 kilometers north of Yuanlin. IATA airport code is RMQ.
Chiayi Airport (CYI): Distance from Chiayi Airport to Taichung is 50.8 miles / 81.8 kilometers. Chiayi Airport is located approximately 19.6 miles / 31.5 kilometers southwest of Douliu and about 23.7 miles / 38.1 kilometers north of Yujing. IATA airport code is CYI.
Hualien Airport (HUN): Distance from Hualien Airport to Taichung is 59.6 miles / 95.9 kilometers. Hualien Airport is located approximately 3.3 miles / 5.3 kilometers north of Hualien City and about 41.2 miles / 66.3 kilometers east of Puli. IATA airport code is HUN.
Taoyuan International Airport (TPE): Distance from Taoyuan International Airport to Taichung is 73.1 miles / 117.6 kilometers. Taoyuan International Airport is located approximately 7.1 miles / 11.4 kilometers northwest of Taoyuan City and about 13.9 miles / 22.4 kilometers north of Daxi. IATA airport code is TPE.