Transportation

Welcome to Tainan, Taiwan
Airplanes are the major tools of transportation to Taiwan. There are two international airports in Taiwan. One is Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), located in Taoyuan County, approximately 300 kilometers from Tainan, and takes about 90 minutes by Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) or 3.5 hours by car/bus to Tainan. About thirty-five airlines provide the service from different countries. Another is Kaohsiung international airport (KHH), which is located Kaohsiung city, approximately 50 kilometers to Tainan. However, only about thirteen airlines provide the service.

Map of NCKU Campus (with location of venue)

National Cheng Kung University can be reached by the following ways:

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport(TPE) to
Tainan City
Option A : by Taiwan High Speed Rail(THSR)
Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) → United Highway Bus / Taxi → Taoyuan Station, THSR → Tainan Station, THSR → Taiwan Railway Shuttle Train → Tainan Railway Station → Walk / Taxi → Venue, National Cheng Kung University
  • Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) → Taoyuan Station, THSR:
    By United Highway Bus(UBUS 705) : fare about NTD$ 30 and take about 20 minutes.
  • Please check here for map of bus station, timetable & fare.
    Please check here for bus route.
    By Taxi: fare about NTD$ 350
  • Taoyuan Station, THSR → Tainan Station, THSR:
    The journey will take about 83 minutes. Please check here for timetable & fare.
  • Tainan Station, THSR →National Cheng Kung University:
    By Taiwan Railway Shuttle Train, ShaLuen branch line will stop at Tainan Railway station near Kuangfu campus and take about 22 minute.
  • Please check here for Taiwan Railway Shuttle Train timetable & fare.
    By Taxi: fare about NTD$ 310
Option B : by Taiwan Railway train
Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) → Kuo-kuang Motor Transport → Taipei Railway Station → Tainan Railway Station → Walk/Taxi → Venue, National Cheng Kung University
  • Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) →Taipei Railway Station:
    By Kuo-kuang Motor Transport, Kuokuang Line [1840]: fare about NTD$ 125 and take about 55 minute.
    Please check here for more detail information.
  • Taipei Railway Station → Tainan Railway Station:
    The journey will takes 4~6 hours, and fare is NTD$ 480~741 depends on train type.
    Please check here for Time schedule information.
  • Tainan Railway Station → Venue, National Cheng Kung University:
    By Walk (through Rear Exit): Map
    By Taxi (through Rear Exit): fare about NTD$ 90
Taiwan Kaohsiung International Airport(KHH)
to Tainan City
Option A : by Taiwan Railway train
Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH) → Kaohsiung MRT → Kaohsiung Railway Main Station → Tainan Railway Station → Walk/Taxi → Venue, National Cheng Kung University
  • Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH)→Kaohsiung Railway Main Station:
    By Kaohsiung MRT: fare about NTD$ 35
  • Kaohsiung Railway Station → Tainan Railway Station:
    The journey will takes 30~50 minute, and fare is NTD$ 69~107 depends on train type.
    Please check here for Time schedule information.
  • Tainan Railway Station → Venue, National Cheng Kung University:
    By Walk (through Rear Exit): Map
    By Taxi (through Rear Exit): fare about NTD$ 90
Option B : by taxi
You can take taxi to go to National Cheng Kung University. Fare about NTD$ 1700 (US$1=~NTD$33)
※Attention!!!
International flights can be connected to Kaohsiung International Airport at Taoyuan Airport. Then, you can pass the customs at Kaohsiung. Remember to arrange with your travel agents in advance.