How to reach National Cheng Kung University

Two international airports:

There are two international airports in Taiwan. One is Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE, English; Japanese), which is located Taoyuan County, approximately 300 kilometers from Tainan. It takes you about three and a half hours by car or bus to Tainan. The other is KaoHsiung international airport (English; Japanese), which is located KaoHsiung city, approximately 50 kilometers from Tainan.

International flights can be connected to KaoHsiung International Airport at TPE International Airport. Then, you can pass the customs at KaoHsiung. Remember to arrange with your travel agents in advance.

  • For further information about transportation, follow these links.

    The Department of Biochemistry is at College of Medicine in Chieng-Kuo Campus, Please refer to: Campus Map of NCKU

    The others

    1. Public Transportation

      By Train íV

      1. Take TRA Train to Tainan Station.
      2. NCKU is located on Ta-Shueh (University) Road about 100m from the rear entrance of Tainan Station.

      By THSR (Taiwan High Speed Rail) íV

      1. Take Taiwan High Speed Rail to Tainan Station
      2. Take the free shuttle bus, which takes about 40 mins to NCKU, and get off at the bus stop of Tzu-Chiang Campus or Shiaodong Road to visit Cheng-Kung Campus, Kuang-Fu Campus and Chien-Kuo Campus.
      For more information on the shuttle to / from THSR Station:

    2. Driving Directions

      From the North-

      1. Take National Freeway No.1 (Sun Yat-Sen Freeway) southbound.
      2. Get off at Exit 319 (Yongkang Interchange) and turn right to southbound Chungcheng N. Road.
      3. Travel down on Chungcheng N. Road and Chungcheng S. Road, and make a left turn at Chunghwa Road.
      4. Drive down Chunghwa Road and Chunghwa East Road.
      5. Turn right at Shiaodong Road and travel along it for a few blocks further, about 1.2 km, to reach NCKU.
      (If you drive on National Freeway No.3 Southbound, at Exit 346 (Shinhua System), take National Freeway No.8 Westbound (Exit 6, Tainan System Interchange) to get on National Freeway No.1 Southbound to Exit 319)

      From the South-

      1. Take National Freeway No.1 (Sun Yat-Sen Freeway) northbound.
      2. Get off at Exit 327 (Tainan Interchange) and turn left to westbound Chungshang Road.
      3. Travel on Chungshang Road and continue on Dongmen Road.
      4. Make a right turn at either Chang Rung Road or Sheng-Li Road, and travel for about 1.1 km to NCKU.
      (If you take National Freeway No.3 Northbound, at Exit 357 (Guanmiao Interchange), take No.86 Expressway westbound (Exit 8, Rende System Interchange) to get on National Freeway No.1 northbound to Exit 327)

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    Last updated: 21 Oct. 2010