Regional/National Access

The institute is about a 15-minute drive from Kansai International Airport .
Kansai International Airport is a 24-hour facility that is situated in Osaka Bay. It provides access to many cities throughout the world.
Kansai International Airport allows convenient access to many places throughout the world as well as domestic destinations like Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Okinawa. Access to Osaka and other destinations is also available via the Kanku Kaisoku (express train) from Rinku Town Station (the nearest station to the institute). And after making the approximately one-hour trip to JR Osaka Station, participants can continue on to many cities throughout Japan.

Travel Time from the Institute to Major Cities

[By Train]

*Approximate times from Rinku Town Station (5 min. from the institute by car, 20 minutes on foot)

  • Tokyo: App. 4 hours (Shinkansen)
  • Osaka: App. 1 hour
  • Kyoto: App. 1.5 hours
  • Nagoya: App. 2 hours (Shinkansen)
  • Hiroshima: App. 2.5 hours (Shinkansen)

[By Airplane]

*Approximate times from Kansai International Airport

  • Sapporo (Chitose): App. 1 hour and 50 min.
  • Fukuoka: App. 1 hour and 15 min.
  • Okinawa (Naha): App. 2 hours and 20 min.

Kansai International Airport Official Site

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