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Meeting Location and Transportation



Meeting Location

Dr. Poe Lecture Hall - Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, National Taiwan University Google Map+
No. 1, Roosevelt Rd., Sec. 4, Taipei, 10617, Taiwan
Telephone: 886-2-2362-0212
Fax: 886-2-2362-0200
Click here to download a map of the National Taiwan University


Airports

Most visitors fly into Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, 25 miles south of Taipei. Although China Airlines is Taiwan’s national carrier, many other international airlines provide frequent daily service to Taiwan. Transportation to the center of Taipei is handled by private buses, Taoyuan Airport MRT and taxis. Kaohsiung International Airport in the south of the nation also handles a limited number of international flights from regional destinations.

If you wish to use public transportation, you must first travel from Taoyuan Airport to the Taipei Main Station:
By Bus
Kuo-Kuang Motor Transport - Kuokuang Line (N0.1819)

  • Fare: Full fare NT$125/ Half fare NT$65/ Round-trip NT$230
  • Intervals: 15-20 minutes
  • Trip Length: 60 minutes
  • Business hours: 24hours
  • Ticketing: Tickets sold at bus counters
Terminal 1 bus pickup point: Bus pickup zone at B1 Arrivals
Terminal 2 Bus pickup point: Bus pickup zone at the northeast arcade of the 1st floor Arrivals lobby

By Taoyuan Airport MRT
Purchase a single journey ticket heading to "Taipei Main Station".

From Taipei Main Station you may then travel to IAMS (meeting location):
By Taxi
Taking a taxicab is the easiest way.

By Taipei MRT

Purchase a single journey ticket heading to “Gongguan station (Songshan-Xindian line)”. Take MRT Songshan-Xindian line and get off Station Gongguan.
(Fare: NT$20/adult, the travel time between stations: ca. 12 minutes)
Walk to Exit #3 of Station Gongguan and take a 8-minute walk to IAMS.



Metro

The Taipei Metro, more commonly known as the MRT or formally as the Taipei Rapid Transit System is a rapid transit system serving metropolitan Taipei in Taiwan. The Taipei Metro runs on an extensive network throughout the metropolitan area of Taipei. The metro system operates 5 lines consisting of 117 stations. It operates from 6:00 AM to midnight daily, with extended service during special events. For more information on Taipei Metro, click here


Taxi

A large number of taxis are available in most major cities. Taxi fares in all major cities are set by the local city government. The meter may not be used for out-of-town or long-distance travel; travelers are advised to confirm the charging method before getting into a taxi. Most drivers do not speak English, so it is a good idea to have hotel personnel write both your destination and your hotel's name and address in Chinese, along with the projected cost of each one-way trip for you.