Travel and Accommodations

  • From Taoyuan International Airport to The Grand Hotel
  • The Taoyuan International Airport (airport code TPE) is located approximately 40 kilometer or about 50 minutes by car or bus from downtown Taipei.

    Transportation options from the Taoyuan International Airport to Taipei are as follows:
  • Hotel shuttle bus or limousine

  • Most ISC 2008 recommended hotels provide airport pick-up service. Please contact your Hotel Reservation Service Center in advance.

  • Airport taxis

  • Airport taxis charge according to the meter plus a 50% surcharge and provide transportation to anywhere in Taiwan. Typical fare to Taipei is around NT$1,500 or US$45

  • Airport buses

  • There are 6 bus companies that provide frequent service between Taoyuan International Airport and Taipei City. You can buy bus tickets from the ticket counters that are located in the Arrival Passenger Reception Areas of both.

    Airport buses run from Taoyuan International Airport and stops at several major hotels in Taipei between 6:00am to 1:00am. Single adult fares vary from NT$110 to $140.

Taipei is geographically compact with a convenient public transportation network of taxis, buses, and Mass Rapid Transit (MRT). The conference venue - the Grand Hotel - and other recommended hotels are easily accessible by a short taxi or MRT ride within central Taipei.

Hotel Reservation
  • Blocks of rooms have been reserved for the ISC 2008 participants at the Grand Hotel Taipei and the Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center.

  • To make reservations at the Grand Hotel, please visit the Grand Hotel On-line Reservation and click on the Information Security Conference 2008 Hotel Booking.

  • To complete the reservation, you will need a booking password. Please contact the ISC 2008 Secretariat at to request the password.

  • To make reservations at the Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center, please contact the ISC 2008 Secretariat at before July 18, 2008.
Hotel Information
Distance to the Conference Venue
Room Type
Room Rate(NT$)
The Grand Hotel
Conference Venue
NT$ 4,940
NT$ 5,200
*Breakfast included
The Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center
Walking Distance
NT$ 1,980
*Breakfast is not included
* 10% Tax and Service charges are included in the above prices.
* Exchanged rate: US$1=NT$31 as of May 8, 2008.
* Reservation after July 31, 2008 will be accepted only upon room availability.
Other Hotels near the conference venue

The Ambassador Hotel Taipei
No.63, Sec. 2, Chung Shan N. Rd., Taipei

The Grand Formosa Regent Hotel Taipei
No.41, Sec. 2, Chung Shan N. Rd., Taipei

Royal Inn Taipei
8-11F, No.1, Nanking West Rd., Taipei

The Tango Hotel (Taipei Nanshi)
No.3, Nanking West Rd., Taipei

Social Activities
  • Conference Banquet
  • Welcome Reception
  • Conference Tour
Letter of Invitation