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Transportation

There are 3 MRT stations within walking distance (15-20 minutes): Gongguan, Taipower Building and Technology Building. ASIAA Location on Google Map shows the directions. The closest bus stop is "Civil Service Development Institute".

From the Academia Sinica to ASIAA/NTU

ASIAA is located on the campus of the National Taiwan University (NTU), which is different from the Academia Sinica main campus in Nangang District. The distance between A.S. main campus and ASIAA is about 30 minutes by car; one hour by Taipei Metro (MRT) plus bus. A free shuttle bus between A.S. and NTU is available for employees.

Route 1 : MRT Wenshan-Neihu Line (to Technology Building Station)
  1. Take the bus (line 212,276,306,620,645,679,205,S5,S1,S12) to MRT Nangang Exhibition Center station.
  2. Take the MRT Wenshan-Neihu Line and get off at the MRT Technology Building Station.
  3. It's a 15 minute walk from MRT Technology Building Station to ASIAA.
  4. Note that a free shuttle between MRT Nangang Exhibition Center station and Academia Sinica main campus is available for employees.
  5. Alternatively, you can take MRT Nangang Line to transfer to MRT Wenshan-Neihu Line at MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing station.
Route 2 : MRT Nangang Line > MRT Xindian Line (to Taipower Building Station or Gongguan Station)
  1. Take the bus (line 212 or 270 or Blue25) to MRT Nangang station.
  2. Take the MRT Nangang Line to MRT Taipei Main Station.
  3. Transfer to MRT Xindian Line (in the direction to Xindian) and get off at the MRT Taipower Building Station or Gongguan Station.
  4. It's a 15 minute walk from either station.
  5. Alternatively, you can take bus(line207,284) from MRT Gongguan Station to the bus stop of Civil Service Development Institute. Take a 5 minute walk along Xinhai Rd.
Route 3 : MRT Nangang Line > Bus (to the bus stop "Civil Service Development Institute")
  1. Take the bus (line 212 or 270 or Blue25) to MRT Nangang station.
  2. Take the MRT Nangang Line and get off at MRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng station.
  3. Walk to the intersection Xinsheng S. Rd. and Zhongxiao E. Rd. and take a bus in the direction to NTU (line 505, 280, 290, 642, 643, 311, etc).
  4. Get off the bus at the stop of Civil Service Development Institute. Cross Xinsheng S. Rd. and take a 5 minute walk along Xinhai Rd.

From Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Taipei downtown

Most international flights land in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (Airport Code: TPE) which is situated 40km (24.8 miles) southwest of Taipei. It takes about an hour by car to get to most places in Taipei downtown in moderate traffic.

By Taxi
Taxis queue outside the Arrival Halls of both Terminal Ι and Terminal II of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. Airport taxis charge according to the meter plus a 50% surcharge (highway tolls not included). Typical fare to Taipei downtown is around NT$1,200~NT$1,400 (NT$1,400 to ASIAA/NTU; NT$1,700 to Academia Sinica). Note: Please ignore any solicitations of taxi service inside the Arrival Hall. Do hire one at the official taxi stop.
By Limousine Arranged by ASIAA
ASIAA can arrange a pick-up service for you at your request. The driver will meet you at the Tourist Service Center at Terminal I or Information Desk at Terminal II with a sign bearing your name. The cost of the pick-up service is about NT$1,200 and the journey takes 60 to 90 mins.
By Bus
There are several long-distance bus companies provide frequent services between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and downtown Taipei. The trip takes about 60-90 minutes. Ticket counters are located in the Arrival Passenger Reception Areas of both Terminals. Luggage is self served. Adult single fares vary from NT$ 125 to $150 depending on the location of the terminal stop in Taipei. English flyers are distributed on the ticket counter. Most clerks are able to speak English and Japanese. For more information, please visit transportation information provided by the airport.
  1. Recommended Bus Routes to ASIAA/NTU: Take the 1960 CitiAir Bus or 5502 Free Go Bus to MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing Satation. Transfer to Wenshan-Neihu Line and get off at MRT Technology Building Station. It's a 15 minute walk from MRT Technology Building Station to ASIAA. The taxi fare is approximately NT$160 from MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing Satation to ASIAA/NTU.
  2. Recommended Bus Routes to Academia Sinica in Nangang: Take the 1843 Kuokuang Motor Bus to Taipei Nangang Exhibitiion Center, and then transfer to the Taipei bus Line 205 or 212 or 276 or 306 and get off at Academia Sinica in Nangang. The taxi fare is approximately NT$90 from Nangang Exhibitiion Center to Academia Sinica.

From Taipei Songshan Airport to ASIAA

Taipei Songshan Airport (Airport code: TSA) serves domestic flights and short-haul services to mainland China and Japan-Haneda(HND)/Korea-Gimpo(GMP).

  • By Taxi
    Taxi cab can be hired outside the Arrival Hall. The taxi charges according to the meter, approximately NT$250 to ASIAA.
  • By MRT
    Take the Wenshan-Neihu Line from Songshan Airport Station to Technology Building Station directly. It's a 15 minute walk from MRT Technology Building Station to ASIAA.
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