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Introduction of In-Town Check-in service at Taoyuan Airport MRT Line (Taipei Main Station)

Introduction of In-Town Check-in service

Introduction of In-Town Check-in service

Taoyuan Airport MRT Line will start providing its In-Town Check-in service at Taipei Main Station (hereinafter referred to as "A1 Station")! Passengers can check in, arrange baggage drop in advance at Taipei Main Station (A1 Station) so that they can freely enjoy sightseeing, shopping and business meetings right before boarding at the airport. This service allows you not only to shorten the queuing and waiting time spent at the airport, but also to plan and control your itinerary more effectively. You can enjoy your trip in an easier and convenient way.

  1. Service location
    Taoyuan Airport MRT - Taipei Main Station (A1 Station)(Address: No. 8 Zhengzhou Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City).

  2. Service target
    Passengers who travel on the flights operated by China Airlines or Mandarin Airlines (except code-shared flights operated with other airlines) departing from Taoyuan Airport.

  3. Service hour
    08:00~16:00 (2017/02/16~2017/02/26)
    07:00~21:00 (2017/02/27~2017/03/01)
    06:00~21:30 (2017/03/02~)

  4. Service scope
    1. In-Town Check-in service is available for passengers whether travel by Taoyuan Airport MRT Line or not.
    2. Only available for flights of the same day and with at least 3 hours prior to the departure time.
    3. The longest side of the checked baggage shall not exceed 70CM and the sum of length, width and height shall not exceed 158CM.
    4. For passengers in need of special assistance, such as children traveling alone, passengers who have purchased cabin seats for baggage, are on a stretcher or wheelchair, etc. or staff travel upon seat availability, please go to Taoyuan Airport to complete the check-in.

  5. Check-in service/baggage drop
    1. Check-in counters: you may complete the check-in and arrange baggage drop at our counters at A1 Station.
    2. Self-service check-in: you may also use the "Self-service Check-in Kiosk" at A1 Station to shorten your check-in time.
    3. Self-service baggage drop: You can use the self-service baggage drop machines at A1 Station to arrange baggage drop by yourself.

  6. Notices:
    1. Passengers who have arranged baggage drop at A1 Station but wish to have the baggage consigned at A1 Station returned for any reason, the said baggage can be returned and claimed at A1 Station if it has not been transported to the airport. In the case that the baggage has been transported to the airport, passengers must go to Taoyuan Airport to complete the baggage return and claiming procedures at our service counters as there is only single-way transportation of baggage at A1 Station (from A1 Station to the airport).
    2. An extra charge is collected from passengers carrying excess baggage. Passengers are still allowed to complete basic check-in and arrange baggage drop at A1 Station for the sake of convenience. However, they will receive boarding pass from our service counters only after paying the excess baggage charges at our service counters at the airport. 
    3. Before leaving the check-in counter,Please ensure your checked baggage has completed the screening process by using the「 Baggage Status Querying System」 or watching the monitor until the completion of your checked baggage that shows the status.
    4. According to the Mass Rapid Transit Act and Aviation Security regulation, when your checked baggage didn't pass the security check, your checked baggage would need to undergo a re-checking procedure before your baggage could be transported to the airport. Thank you for your cooperation.

  7. Official website of Taoyuan Airport MRT Line: http://www.tymetro.com.tw/
Notice of Self Baggage Drop service

Notice of Self Baggage Drop service

  1. Please note that Self Baggage Drop service accept luggage only, misc items such as carton, umbrella, backpack, baby carriages are not accepted for this service.
  2. If your luggage contain any fragile goods or valuable items that need special handling, please proceed to A1 Station to complete the check-in.
  3. Passenger carrying oversize or overweight  luggage , please proceed to A1 Station to complete the check-in.
  4. If  frequent flyer information were not provided when you made your booking reservation, you are recommended to check-in at A1 Station for protection of your membership rights.
  5. If your journey exceed three transits from departure city to destination (I.E TPE-HKG-DEL-AMS-CPH) or if you are using multiple tickets for your travel, please proceed to A1 Station to complete the check-in.
Special Assistance

Special Assistance

For the provision of more complete and suitable services, please check-in at the counters of China Airlines / Mandarin Airlines at Taoyuan Airport if you belong to one of the following groups; If any further question please contact Customer service for more information. 


  • Passengers on a wheelchair.
  • Passengers on a stretcher.
  • Children traveling alone.
  • Adolescents traveling alone who have purchased pickup services.
  • Passengers who purchased cabin seats for baggage.
  • Deportees with the companion of guards.
  • Deportees without the companion of guards.
  • Passengers carrying their own portable oxygen generators.
  • Passengers in need of oxygen generators provided by the carrier.
  • Passengers carrying service animals (seeing-eye dogs and emotional service animals).
  • Passengers carrying live animals on the flight.
  • Passengers with checked baggage with the longest side exceeding 70CM and the sum of length, width and height exceeding 158CM (such as cartons, cellos, windsurfing equipment, bicycles, golf equipment, etc.).


Remarks: Wheelchair passengers may proceed the check-in procedure at Taipei Main Station (A1 Station), however, wheelchair service is only available at Taoyuan Airport .

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