Direction to IMS, CUHK at Academic Building No.1 (AB1), CUHK

IMS Location Map (Chinese) ; IMS Location Map (English)

A. Direction from Hong Kong International Airport to CUHK
You may reach Academic Building No.1, The Chinese University of Hong Kong from the Hong Kong International Airport in three ways: by Taxi, by Bus + Train or by Airport Express. If it is your first time to Hong Kong, we recommend you take the taxi.

  1. By Taxi  

    • The fare is about HK$300 (US$39) from the Airport to the University and the trip takes about 40 minutes. Most taxi drivers in Hong Kong know some English. The following texts may help just in case.

    • 'The Chinese University of Hong Kong' in Chinese
      "The Chinese University of Hong Kong" in Chinese.

    • 'Academic Building No.1' in Chinese
      "Academic Building No.1" in Chinese.


  2. By Airport Bus   and MTR Train  

    • Take airport bus route number A41 from the Airport to the MTR Shatin Station, the fare is HK$21 (US$2.7). The bus runs from 06:00 to 24:00 at 20-minute frequency. MTR Shatin Station is not the terminal stop for the bus, but it's the third bus stop (Stop1 - AIRPORT (GTC) BUS TERMINUS, Stop2 - LANTAU LINK TOLL PLAZA, Stop3 - SHA TIN CENTRAL B/T) Ask the driver where to get off if you are not sure. The bus ride takes about 40 minutes.

      'Shatin Station' in Chinese.
      "Shatin Central Station" in Chinese.

    • Then take the MTR trains from the Shatin Station to the University Station, that's where Chinese University is. The trains run every 5 to 10 minutes from 06:00 to 24:00. The train ride from the Shatin Station to the University Station (two stations away) takes about 8 minutes, The fare is HK$4 (US$0.6). (Click here for enter the MTR journey planner website, it can find out the correct line and information between the station of boarding and destination)

    • When you arrive at the University Station, you will see two exits - one to the Chinese University campus and the other to the public bus terminus and taxi stand. Once you are inside the campus, you will see a campus bus terminal on the right. Campus buses are FREE and run every 15 minutes during day time and 30 minutes during evening. (Click here for exact time-table of campus buses)

    • Take the campus bus and alight at the Sir Run Run Shaw Hall (second bus stop). Walk across the Central Campus, Lady Shaw Building and the footbridge to the Ho Sin-Hang Engineering Building. Take the lift to G/F of Ho Sin-Hang Engineering Building. Exit the building and walk down slope, you will see Academic Building No.1.


    • You may also take Shuttle Light Bus, bus fare HK$5 (US$0.65) directly to Academic Building No. 1 stop. Details about the timetable of campus transportation can be downloaded from the website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/transport_office/PSLB-timetable(20160901).pdf.

  3. By Airport Express   

    • The Airport Express is a part of MTR railway systems, it can offers you swift, sure links between Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and city. The Airport Express runs every 10~12 minutes from 05:54 to 12:48 daily. For more information, please click here.


    • You can take Airport Express from Airport to Tsing Yi Station (take about 13min) and cross-platform interchange MTR via Lai King, Price Edward and Kowloon Tong Stations to University Station . Please click here for enter the MTR journey planner website, it can find out the correct line and information between the station of boarding and destination).

    • From Airport to Tsing Yi Station, the Airport Express fare is HK$60 (US$8). From Tsing Yi Station to University station, the total MTR fare is HK$12 (US$1.6), The journey total takes about 59 minutes.


    • When you arrive at the University Station, you will see two exits - one to the Chinese University campus and the other to the public bus terminus and taxi stand. Once you are inside the campus, you will see a campus bus terminal on the right. Campus buses are free and run every 15 minutes during day time and 30 minutes during evening. (Click here for exact time-table of campus buses)


    • Take the campus bus and alight at the Sir Run Run Shaw Hall (second bus stop). Walk across the Central Campus, Lady Shaw Building and the footbridge to the Ho Sin-Hang Engineering Building. Take the lift to G/F of Ho Sin-Hang Engineering Building. Exit the building and walk down slope, you will see Academic Building No.1.


    • You may also take Shuttle Light Bus, bus fare HK$5 (US$0.65) directly to Academic Building No. 1 stop. Details about the timetable of campus transportation can be downloaded from the website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/transport_office/PSLB-timetable(20160901).pdf.

    B. Direction from University MTR Station Transportation to AB1:
    Route Map

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