Travel Information

 

Big Data Challenges for Predictive Modeling of Complex Systems 

November 26-30, 2018  |  The University of Hong Kong

 

The symposium will take place at the campus of the University of Hong Kong. Locate the MTR (metro) station HKU on the map to locate the campus. 

Hotel Accommodations

  • For those interested in booking hotel accommodations at the Robert Black College at the campus of the University of Hong, please contact Connie Lee -  hslee@maths.hku.hk or the hotel directly.  
  • Other hotels near the HKU campus:

Hotel

Address

Contact

Hotel Jen Hong Kong

508 Queen's Road West,
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2974 1234
Fax: +852 2974 0333
Email: hjhk@hoteljen.com

Grand City Hotel

338 Queen's Road West,
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2192 1222
Fax: +852 2517 0588 
Email: hotel@grandcityhotelhongkong.com

Island Pacific Hotel

152 Connaught Road West, 
Hong Kong
Tel: +(852) 2131-5724
Fax: +852 2131 1212 
Email: christyyip@islandpacifichotel.com.hk

Best Western Hotel Harbour View Hong Kong

239 Queen's Road West,
Sai Ying Pun MTR Station Exit A1,
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2599 9888 
Fax: +852 2559 1266 
Email: hotel@bestwesternhotelharbourview.com

Best Western Plus Hotel Hong Kong

308 Des Voeux Road West,
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3410 3333
Fax: +852 2559 8499
Email: hotel@bestwesternplushotel.com
 

 

 

Travel from the airport to HKU/Robert Black College (RBC)

Route 1: By MTR (Metro/Subway) and Taxi

Take the Airport Express Train at the airport arrival hall to Hong Kong Station (115 HKD) [MTR Map]. Then take a taxi at the taxi stand in Hong Kong Station. Show the following address card with Chinese characters to the taxi driver:

To HKU To RBC 

Route 2: By MTR (Metro/Subway)

Take the Airport Express Train at the airport arrival hall to Hong Kong Station (115 HKD) [MTR Map]. Walk underground from Hong Kong Station to Central Station; then take MTR from Central Station to HKU station [PDF]. Exit at A2 Lift Lobby of HKU Station to the campus. Follow the campus map to walk up to Robert Black College (< 10 mins).

Here is the street map for the exits and building information near the HKU station.

Route 3: By Taxi

A Taxi [PDF] from the airport to HKU costs approximately 350 HKD ($45). The taxi stands are located between Terminals 1 and 2. To go to the taxi stands, follow the signs labeled "to city". If you arrive in Terminal 1, go to the middle of the arrivals hall and cross to the other side (towards Terminal 2) and then turn to exit on the left. If you arrive in Terminal 2, then you will walk towards Terminal 1 and turn right. There are three different groups of taxis (Urban, New Territories, and Lantau) which service different areas in Hong Kong. In order to go to HKU, you will need to take the red (Urban) taxi [PDF]. Show the following address card with Chinese characters to the taxi driver:

To HKU To RBC 

General Information 

Visa Information

  • Insure your travel documents and visas are in order. All visitors to Hong Kong must hold a valid passport. Residents of some countries require a visa to enter Hong Kong. For more information visit Visa / Entry Permit Requirements for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
  • If you must apply for a visa to visit Hong Kong and need a letter of invitation, contact Sara Jeszenszky with your full name, title, affiliation, and if you are a presenting or attending the symposium. 

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