Qiyan metro station

The Taipei Metro Qiyan station is located in the Beitou District of Taipei City, Taiwan. It is a station on the Tamsui Line (Red Line).


R21 奇岩
Taipei Metro
Qiyan station platform
LocationNo. 487, Sanhe Street
Beitou, Taipei
Operated by
ConnectionsBus stop
Structure typeElevated
Opened28 March 1997
Passengers15,962 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 85th of 109)
Qiyan metro station
Traditional Chinese奇岩站

Station overviewEdit

Qiyan station exterior.

The two-level, elevated station structure with one island platform and one exit.[2] The station is situated between east of Beitou Road, and the beginning of Sanhe Road. The washrooms are inside the entrance area. On trains to Beitou, an announcement is made recommending passengers for stations north of Beitou to change trains at this station since Beitou does not offer same platform transfer between trains terminating at Beitou and trains continuing to Tamsui.

Station layoutEdit

2F Platform 1   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui / Beitou (R22 Beitou)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan / Daan (R20 Qilian)
Street Level Concourse Exit to Hong-gah Museum, lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Preceding station   Taipei Metro Following station
towards Tamsui or Beitou
Tamsui–Xinyi line Qilian
towards Xiangshan or Daan


  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  2. ^ "Route Map: Qiyan". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-21.

Coordinates: 25°07′33″N 121°30′04″E / 25.1257587°N 121.5011573°E / 25.1257587; 121.5011573