Maps & Directions

Our teaching buildings are Lady Shaw Building for our department, and Academic Building 1 for the Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

Overnight visitors may free up their time to experience Hong Kong by staying at any of the lodgings closest to us: Yali Guest House on campus, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin and Royal Park Hong Kong Hotel.

Tips:
  • Use an Octopus card for bus and MTR journeys.
  • This list of Chinese texts may help in case the driver does not understand English or Putonghua well.
  • The place names "Shatin" and "Sha Tin" are equivalent and may be used interchangeably.

Choose one of the following:

  • Take the Airport Express which runs every 10 minutes and change at Tsing Yi; or
  • Take the circular S1 bus which runs every 10-15 minutes from the airport to Tung Chung MTR Station.

Board the MTR to Lai King. At Lai King, change to Prince Edward in the direction of Yau Ma Tei. Then change to Kowloon Tong in the direction of Lo Wu / Lok Ma Chau, and get off at University. Click here for more details.

By taxi:

A taxi seats at most five. The 40-minute ride costs HKD 350-400 (USD 45-50) subject to traffic conditions. Both red and green taxis are available, the red ones being more expensive. Passengers may request a receipt of payment upon arrival.

With the list of Chinese texts provided on this page, point to the driver the item titled "Yali Guest House".


By bus:

At the Airport Bus Terminus, take Airport Bus A41. Get off at Shatin Central Bus Terminus which is a huge mall known as New Town Plaza in Sha Tin. However it is not the terminal stop for the bus, so ask the driver where to get off, or pay attention to the announcement. It should be the stop right after a long tunnel. The frequency is 20 minutes, and the journey takes 45-60 minutes depending on traffic conditions.

Alternatively, Airport Bus E42 runs every 20 minutes, and it is a 75-minute trip, while Airport Bus N42 is a 1½-hour night bus route and runs at 03:50 am and 04:50 am only.

At Shatin MTR Station, connected by:

  • Taxi

    You can take a taxi to the guest house. The fare is about HK$70. It will take about 15 minutes.

  • MTR Train

    Take the escalator from the Bus Terminus to New Town Plaza, and board the MTR from Sha Tin to University. It is a 9-minute ride. Click here for more information. At University MTR Station, take Exit A.

Then please follow the instructions in the section: University MTR Station : Yali Guest House.

By taxi:

A taxi seats at most five. The 40-minute ride costs HKD 350-400 (USD 45-50) subject to traffic conditions. Both red and green taxis are available, the red ones being more expensive. Passengers may request a receipt of payment upon arrival. The address of Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Shatin is 18 Chak Cheung Street, Shatin.


By bus:

At the Airport Bus Terminus, take Airport Bus A41. Get off at Shatin Central Bus Terminus of a huge mall known as New Town Plaza in Sha Tin. However it is not the terminal stop for the bus, so ask the driver where to get off, or pay attention to the announcement, and press the red button on the rail when it is the next stop. The frequency is 20 minutes, and the journey takes 45-60 minutes depending on traffic conditions.

Alternatively, Airport Bus E42 runs every 20 minutes, and it is a 75-minute trip, while Airport Bus N42 is a 1½-hour night bus route and runs at 03:50 am and 04:50 am only.

At Shatin MTR Station, connected by:

  • Taxi

    You can take a taxi to the hotel. The fare is about HK$70. It will take about 15 minutes.

  • MTR Train

    Take the escalator in New Town Plaza, and board the MTR from Sha Tin to University. It is a 9-minute ride. The trains run every 5 to 10 minutes from 06:00 to 24:00. Click here for more information. At University MTR Station, take Exit B. You may follow the map below to go to the hotel. The hotel is a three-minute walk from University MTR Station, next to the tall white Cheng Yu Tung building.

By taxi:

A taxi seats at most five. The 40-minute ride costs HKD 250 (about USD 30) if traffic is good. You can only take the red-colored taxi (city taxis). Passengers may request a receipt of payment upon arrival. The
address of Royal Park Hotel is 8 Pak Hok Ting Street, Shatin.


By bus:

At the Airport Bus Terminus, take Airport Bus A41. Get off at the bus stop in front of the Hotel. It should be the second bus stop after a long tunnel. Note that it is not the terminal stop for the bus, so ask the driver where to get off, or pay attention to the announcement and press the red button on the rail when it is the next stop. The frequency is 20 minutes and the journey takes 45-60 minutes depending on traffic conditions. (Please click here for bus stop information.)

The hotel is a three-minute walk from University MTR Station, next to the tall white Cheng Yu Tung building.

Exit the hotel and turn right. Walk along Hok Ting Street to New Town Plaza. Take the escalator in New Town Plaza, and board the MTR from Sha Tin to University. It is a 9-minute ride. The trains run every 5 to 10 minutes from 06:00 to 24:00.

Take Shuttle Bus 1A / 1B / H near MTR Exit A - C or Shuttle Bus 3 near MTR Exit D. Get off at the second stop (Sir Run Run Shaw Hall).

(Shuttle Bus Route Information / Shuttle Bus Timetable)

The rooftop garden opposite Sir Run Run Shaw Hall is part of Lady Shaw Building. Go there and enter the lift on the right under the flat canopy. It is a three-minute walk. In particular, the six lecture theatres of Lady Shaw Building (LT1-LT6) are on 1/F.

By car:

Enter the university through the Chung Chi College gate. Pass by the college chapel and drive to the second crossroad. Turn left. Somewhere on the right of the sidewalk is a white building with 7 stories and glass panes. That is Academic Building 1.


By foot:

This is a stroll that takes 10-15 minutes. Get off at Exit D and enter Wu Ho Man Yuen building opposite the road. Exit at 5/F and walk straight, past the student hostels. Cross the driveway and walk along the brick-laid Garden Road, where many sheds and pots are. After a small climb where you reach the top of a hill, turn left and descend the wavy brick road. At the crossroad (a driveway), turn right and keep to the sidewalk.

Somewhere on the right of the sidewalk is a white building with 7 stories and glass panes. That is Academic Building 1.

Take Shuttle Bus 1A / 1B / H near MTR Exit A - C or Shuttle Bus 3 near MTR Exit D. Get off at the second stop (Sir Run Run Shaw Hall). (Shuttle Bus Route Information / Shuttle Bus Timetable)

On disembarking, get on the sidewalk where Sir Run Run Shaw Hall is. Turn right and keep walking until the driveway makes a right turn, where three student halls stand. There are two choices depending on physical ability:

  • Easy walking: Walk along the bend and turn at the acute angle of around 40 degrees. Then walk to the end of the pavement.
  • Shortcut: Descend the staircase to the right of the student halls. At the foot of the staircase, turn left and walk to the very end of the path.

In either case, the guest house is partially hidden behind trees.

Leave Lady Shaw Building via Exit D to LG1/F. Walk along the footbridge to the clearing. Choose one of the following:

  • Turn left, walk along the bridge (2/3 covered, 1/3 open-air) and enter Mong Man Wai Engineering Building. Turn right and take the express lift from 9/F to 4/F. Exit the glass doors on your left. Walk straight through the car park until you reach the foot of a flight of stairs.
  • Turn right and enter the glass door to Ho Sin Hang Engineering Building. (Do not enter the one that has the view of the Tolo Harbour.) Take the lift from 5/F to G/F. Exit the lift on your right and turn right. Then exit the glass doors leading to a staircase, not the car park. Walk down the staircase.

Walk down the road. Somewhere on the left of the sidewalk is a white building with 7 stories and glass panes. That is Academic Building 1.

To travel from Academic Building 1 to Lady Shaw Building, reverse the steps above.

Follow the route indicated by the map below. Move the map around until you see a path connecting Yali Guest House and Lady Shaw Building. Be careful when crossing the road, as cars and shuttle buses often travel along the roads in this path.

Climb uphill along University Avenue until you reach a three-way intersection. Enter the glass doors on your right. Enter the lift at LG2/F of Lady Shaw Building. The lecture theatres (LT1-LT6) are on 1/F.

Follow the route indicated by the map below. Move the map around until you see a path connecting Yali Guest House and Academic Building 1. Be careful when crossing the road, as cars and shuttle buses often travel along the roads in this path.

Pass by Ho Sin Hang Engineering Building. Somewhere on the left of the sidewalk is a white building with 7 stories and glass panes. That is Academic Building 1.