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Direction to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is located at the centre of the city. It is easily accessible by various means of public transportation:

  • By MTR
The nearest MTR station is Hung Hom Station and a footbridge at Exit A1 leads you to the campus.
  • By Bus
Two major bus stops around campus are Hung Hom Station and Cross Harbour Tunnel Toll Plaza (Kowloon side).
  • By Taxi

Three types of taxis are operating in Hong Kong: Urban red taxi, New Territories green taxi, and Lantau Island blue taxi. All three types of taxis serve Hong Kong International Airport, but ONLY Urban red taxis go to PolyU. First 2 kilometres or any part thereof of hiring a red taxi costs HK$22. For details, please read TAXI FARE . Additional charges occur for large baggage. The toll and return toll are both payable by a passenger for cross-harbour hiring.

From the airport to PolyU:
  • By MTR
Take Airport Express from Hong Kong International Airport to Tsing Yi Station, interchange to Tung Chung Line for Hong Kong Station, and interchange at Nam Cheong Station to West Rail Line to Hung Hom Station. A footbridge at Hung Hom Station Exit A1 leads you to the campus. It takes around 40 minutes and HK$60 (with Octopus)/HK$70 (without Octopus).
  • By Bus

Bus A21 goes from Airport (Ground Transportation Centre) Bus Terminus to Hung Hom Station. A footbridge at Hung Hom Station Exit A1 leads you to the campus. It takes around 1 hour and HK$33.

From Railway Terminal (Hung Hom Station):
  • On foot

Intercity Through Train Concourse is at Hung Hom Station Exit C. A footbridge at Hung Hom Station Exit A1 leads you to the campus.

Getting around the Campus

Please click here to access the campus map.

Accessibility

Most Buildings on campus are accessible via ramps or lifts. Signs are available inside cores to indicate the location of wash rooms for the physically disabled. Connections between campus and Hung Hom Station as well as bus stop Cross Habour Tunnel Toll Plaza (most platforms) are accessible via ramps and lifts.
 
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Hotel information

The venues of the conference are located in Hung Hom, close to Victoria Harbour. Most hotels nearby enjoy both harbour view and city view and the prices vary depending on the view. Please click here for details.

Visa Issue

According to the information from Immigration Department, nationals of about 170 countries and territories may visit Hong Kong without a visa/entry permit for a period ranging from 7 days to 180 days. For more information on visa/entry permit requirements for visitors to the HKSAR, please refer to the website of Immigration Department: here.

Insurance

The organizer does not accept responsibility for accidents that might occur. Participants are strongly encouraged to arrange travel insurance prior to their departure from their home countries. An insurance plan covering accidental loss of belongs, medical costs of injury and illness, and other possible risks related to international travel are recommended.

 

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