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Transportation to HKUST Campus and the Library

Library Location in HKUST Campus

The Library is located at the North end of the Academic Building. At the Atrium near the entrance piazza, you can see the sign “Lee Shau Kee Library” outside the Library building.

This Campus map may help you.


The best MTR stations for transport to HKUST are:

  • Choi Hung
  • Hang Hau
  • Po Lam

If you are traveling from the Hong Kong International Airport by Airport Express, go to Kowloon Station and take the MTR to either of the above stations.

From either of them, you can then board a bus, minibus, or taxi that lets you off at the main entrance of HKUST.

This MTR route map helps you locate the stations.

Bus or Minibus

Most of buses to HKUST leave from different MTR stations and bus terminals:

Buses let you off at main entrance.

Buses let you off at southern entrance.


Taxis are easily available at any MTR station, from hotels and most areas of Hong Kong. From the Hong Kong International Airport, it costs approximately HK$ 400 (about US$ 50) to get to HKUST.

From the Hang Hau MTR, taxi fare is approximately HK$40; from the Choi Hung MTR, approximately HK$75.

Taxis can let you off at the Entrance Piazza.


Library users who are not HKUST community members (for example, JULAC card holders) must use the public car park near the Southern Entrance. Contact the campus security at 2358-6483 for rates and any parking-related questions. HKUST Alumni should also check the information for Alumni.

Official guests of the Library may contact the Library Administration (2358-6702) to make arrangements.

General Driving Directions

Map and direction

From Hong Kong Island

Take the Eastern Harbour Crossing towards Lam Tin. Continue straight after the roundabout, and get in the right lane towards the Tseung Kwan O Tunnel. After crossing the tunnel, follow signs for Hang Hau and Sai Kung. You will see signs pointing to University after passing Hang Hau. Then follow Ying Yip Road, Clearwater Bay Road; at the gas station, turn right, go straight. You will be at the Southern entrance to HKUST.

From Kowloon

Head to Choi Hung Interchange via Prince Edward Road, Kwun Tong Road or Lung Cheung Road. At Choi Hung, follow signs to Clearwater Bay Road. You will see signs to University after about 5 minutes drive on Clearwater Bay Road.

From Shatin and the New Territories

Take the Tate’s Cairn or Lion Rock Tunnel towards Kowloon, staying left onto Lung Cheung Road and head towards Choi Hung Interchange. Follow signs to Sai Kung. Take Clearwater Bay road, and follow signs to University.

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last modified 12 August 2016