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Local Transportation

MRT | Bus | Taxi

MRT (Subway/Metro)
The MRT currently has five major lines in operation: the Brown Line (Muzha), the Red Line (Danshui / Beitou), the Orange Line (Nanshijiao), the Green Line (Xindian), and the Blue Line (Kunyang). The five lines pass by a variety of attractions and scenic spots, and visitors can take a leisurely journey around Taipei and its suburbs by using the MRT system.

Auto ticketing machines can be found in MRT stations, and all stations are equipped with change machines. Single-journey ticket prices range from NT$20~NT$65 depending on the distance traveled. A NT$150 "one-day pass" purchased from service booths will allow unlimited travel along all MRT lines within one day.

If you want to come to ASSC12 Venue, please check the map to find Gongguan station (Xindian Line) first and make sure you are heading in the right direction of the line. And you can always transfer at Taipei Main Station and other major transfer stations to reach your destination.

ˇ· MRT operating hours: 06:00~24:00
ˇ· To provide passengers with a comfortable and safe ride, smoking, drinking & gum chewing are strictly prohibited
ˇ@ in the paid area, and food consumption is only permitted in designated areas.
ˇ· Tickets are valid on the day of purchase.

For more information, please check Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (Metro Taipei) website.

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Buses are one of the most important means of transportation in Taipei, with almost 200 routes stretching throughout the city. They operate on an express lane grid system, making transfers easy. Full fare per section is NT$15.
More information about local transportation in Taipei can be found at Taipei Bus and Transportation Information System.

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There are many taxis operating in and around Taipei. The rate for taxis in Taipei is NTD 70 for the first 1.25 kilometers and NT 5 for each additional 250 meters. A surcharge NTD 20 is added between 11:00PM and 6:00AM. ˇ§Waiting surchargeˇ¨ NTD 5 for each 1 minute and 40 seconds is added when the taxi is stopped or is traveling at less than 5 kilometers per hour. Taxi cabs can be easily found on the streets inside the Taipei city. You can just raise your hand and give them a signal to let them know that you need their service.
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