Tai-Da Institute for Mathematical Sciences (TIMS) is located inside Astronomy Mathematics Building, National Taiwan University (NTU). The administration office of TIMS is at Room 204C on the 2th floor. We urge our visitor to come to 204C first for picking up his/her visiting materials.
NTU is located in the southern Taipei city which is an international city with attractions for almost everything. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is 60-minutes away from TIMS or your hotel by taxi.

From Taoyuan International Airport to TIMS/hotels

Airport Metro

Taoyuan Internation Airport has now the Airport Metro service run by Taoyuan Metro. From the early morning at 6 to late night, the Metro serves every 15 minute in average. It takes 37 min. from Airport Termial 2 Station to Taipei Main Station(35 min. for Termial 1). The fare is 160 NTD.

Please cousult blow information about Taxi or MRT for the rest trip to NTU from Taipei Main Station.

Airport Taxi

Taxis are available at Taoyuan International Airport 24 hours a day. The taxi ride is about 50 minute and the typical fare is about 1,300 NTD. For more details about taking taxi, see By Taxi. For more detail see this airport taxi page.

Airport Bus

The are many bus lines from the airport to Taipei city which usually run into midnight or even 24 hour. The buse fare is about 85-145NTD. For detail please see this airport bus page

Please cousult blow information about Taxi or MRT for the rest ride to NTU。


Please counsult this page for other choices of public transportation to Taipei from Taoyuan Airport.

By Taxi

Taxi is a very convenient option for tourism in Taipei area. There are lots of yellow taxi over Taipei streets. You could take a taxi by making phone call (see below) or just raising your hand by the roads.

  1. Fare: Basic fare is 70 NTD (first 1.25km); the increasing rate is 5 NTD per 250m; waiting time fare is 5 NTD per 100sec. There is an extra night charge for 20 NTD per trip from 11:00 PM to 6:00 AM.
  2. Calling a taxi: The information listed here is for reference only.
    • Taiwan Taxi 4058-8888
  3. TIMS/hotels Information:
    • TIMS: Room 204C, Astronomy Mathematics Building, No.1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei.
    • Howard International House – Taipei: No. 30, Sec. 3, XinSheng South Road, Taipei.


Taipei Metro (MRT of Taipei) provides convenient public transportation for visitors of Taipei. For general tourism information of Taipei Metro, please visit the website Taipei Metro website..
The MRT stations near NTU are Gongguan station and Taipower Building station of the Route 3 (green line); Technology Building station of Route 1 (brown line).

Two typical tours are:

  1. Taipei Main Station station to NTU: take Route 2 (red line) on Xiangshan direction, transfer at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall station to Route 3 (green line) on Xindian direction, and get off at Gongguan station or Taipower Building station.
  2. Shongshan Airport station to NTU: take the route 1 (brown line) on Taipei Zoo direction, get off at Technology Building station.
    Please consult
  1. Gongguan station (Gongguan Station Location Map):
    • TIMS: Get out from MRT Exit #3; walk north along Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road to Main Gate of NTU; Walk along Royal Palm Blvd to the end; turn left at Palm Ave. TIMS is 300 m at the left.---- 20-min. walk.
  2. Taipower station (Taipower Building Station Location Map):
    • TIMS: Get out from MRT Exit #2; walk along Sec. 2 Xinhai Rd. to the gate of NTU Sports Center; Walk by Drunken Moon Lake to Astro-Math Building ---- 20-min. walk.
    • Howard International House – Taipei: Get out from MRT Exit #2; walk along Sec. 2 Xinhai Rd.; turn left at Sec. 3 XinSheng S. Rd. ---- 15-min. walk.
  3. Technology Building station (Technology Building Station Location Map):
    • TIMS: Get out of the station; walk along Sec. 2 FuXing S. Rd. to the North Gate of NTU; turn right and walk along Sec. 2 Xinhai Rd to Astro-Math Building ---- 25-min. walk.

Car Rental

Car rental is available at the airport as well as Taipei City. Car rental companies also offer driver-hiring services for tourists. The actual rates for hiring depend on on-site bulletin notice. Please contact car rental companies to confirm cost and budget. The information listed here is for reference only.

    1. HOTAI Leasing Co.: call 0800-024-550 or visit HOTAI Leasing Co. website
    2. CARPLUS Auto Leasing Co.: Call 0800-222-568 or visit CARPLUS Auto Leasing Co. website