Transportation Information

From Taoyuan International Airport to Central Taipei

Most international flights land at Taoyuan International Airport (TPE). The journey from Taoyuan International Airport to central Taipei is about 40 kilometers.

From

Option

Route

Time (estimate)

Fare (estimate)

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Taxi

Taxis operating by shifts are located at the west side of Terminal 1's and 2's Arrivals Lobby

1h

TWD 1,300

  Bus → Taxi

Take bus (Kuo-kuang Line 1819 or CitiAir Bus 1961) directed to Taipei Main Station (臺北車站), and then take a taxi

1h30

TWD 350

  Bus  → MRT

Take bus (Kuo-kuang Line 1819 or CitiAir Bus 1961) directed to Taipei Main Station (臺北車站), and transfer to MRT Xindian Line (新店線), get off at Gongguan station (公館站)

1h30

TWD 220

Airport MRT 

 → MRT

Take Taoyuan Airport MRT to Taipei Main station (臺北車站), and then take MRT Songshan-Xindian Line (松山新店線) to Gongguan Station (公館站) 

1h15

TWD 200

Airport transportation: www.taoyuan-airport.com/english/transportation
NTU Online Map: www.ntu.edu.tw/english/about/location.html

School Shuttle Bus

If you would like to go to the College of Medicine or Academia Sinica, the school shuttle bus is at your service. You can get a free ride simply by showing your student ID to the bus driver. Please go to the website of the Office of General Affairs to download the latest version of the NTU Campus Shuttle Bus Schedule. Please refer to the schedule.  (pdf)

MRT

The Taipei MRT ( Mass Rapid Transit ) is a modern transportation system serving the city and its vicinities. Currently there are ten routes. NTU is at the Gongguan station on the Danshui-Xindian line. Students can take the MRT at the Gongguan Station on Roosevelt Road. NTU Student ID Cards can function as MRT's EASYCARD. You can add value directly onto your NTU Student ID Card at all MRT stations and convenience stores ( ex:7-Eleven ).

Taipei Metro map: web.metro.taipei/img/all/metrotaipeimap.jpg
Taipei Metro website: english.metro.taipei/

Downtown Buses

Buses in downtown Taipei can bring you to more places than the MRT.
Please refer to the following website for bus schedules and routes: www.5284.com.tw

Long Distance Transportation

In Taiwan, there are three main ways to travel for a long distance on the road:highway bus, train and high speed railway. For more information please refer to the following websites:

Highway bus: www.taiwanbus.tw/Express.aspx
Taiwan railways: www.railway.gov.tw/en
High speed rail: www.thsrc.com.tw/index_en.html

Update: 2019 / 10 / 02