4th Japanese-German Frontiers of Science Symposium 2007

Travel information

For German participants

For German participants arriving at Tokyo Narita Airport on 1 November 2007 the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science will provide shuttles buses departing at 10:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to Shonan Village Center. Staff members of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science will be waiting for participants arriving on 1 November at the arrival exit of Narita International Airport. There will be a sign at the bus indicating "JGFoS Conference". Please note that the transfer from the airport to Shonan Village Center takes about 3 hours.

On 5 November 2007 shuttle buses from Shonan Village Center to Tokyo Narita Airport depart at 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

For participants who get to Shonan Village Center individually

Arrival by plane

Tokyo-Narita airport

is the nearest international airport to Kanagawa (http://www.narita-airport.jp/en/ ).
There are daily flights from most European cities.

Arrival by train

From Tokyo-Narita airport

  • by JR Sobu-Yokosuka Line Rapid Train ('Airport Narita'). Get off at Zushi station (journey time is approximately 2 hours and a half).
  • by JR Narita Express. Change at Yokohama station to JR Yokosuka Line. Get off at Zushi station (approximately 2 hours). From JR Zushi Station take Keikyu bus no. 16. Get off at Shonan Kokusaimura Center Mae (approximately 30 min.).

From Tokyo

  • by JR Yokosuka Line. Get off at Zushi Station (about 60 min. from Tokyo station).
  • by JR Shonan-Shinjuku Line. Get off at Zushi Station (60 min. from Shinjuku station).
  • by Keihin Kyuko (Keikyu) Line. Get off at Shin-Zushi or Shioiri station. (50 min. approx. from Shinagawa station).
  • from JR Zushi or Keikyu Shin-Zushi or Shioiri stations, take Keikyu bus no. 16. Get off at Shonan Kokusaimura Center Mae. (approx. 30 min.).

From Haneda airport

  • by Keikyu Haneda Airport Line. Change at Keikyu Haneda station to a train heading for Yokohama. Get off at Shin-Zushi or Shioiri station (60 min. approx. from Haneda airport). From Keikyu Shin-Zushi or Shioiri station take Keikyu bus no. 16 for Shonan Village. Get off at Shonan Kokusaimura Center Mae (approx. 30 min.).

From Shin-Yokohama

  • by JR Yokohama Line. Change at Yokohama station to JR Yokosuka Line. Get off at Zushi station (50 min. approx. from Shin-Yokohama station). From Zushi station take Keikyu bus no. 16 for Shonan Village. Get off at Shonan Kokusaimura Center Mae (approx. 30 min.).

Japan Rail: http://www.japanrail.com
East Japan Rail Company: http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/index.html

Arrival by bus

  • from either JR Zushi or Keikyu Shin-Zushi station. Take bus no. 16 for Shonan Village, which leaves from bus stop number 1 at both stations (approx. 30 min.). A one way bus ticket costs JPY 340.
  • from Keikyu Shioiri station. Take bus no. 16 for Shonan Village, which leaves from bus stop number 2 (approx. 35 min.). A one way bus ticket costs JPY 380.

Bus timetables available at:
http://www.shonan-village.co.jp/english/bus.timetable_E.html

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