2nd Japanese-American-German Frontiers of Science Symposium

Travel information

The closest airports to the conference venue in Kyoto are: KIX (Kansai International Airport) and ITM (Osaka International Airport).

From Kansai International Airport (KIX)

Yasaka Shuttle Service:
From Kansai International Airport the Yasaka Shuttle Service offers an Airport Shuttle with shared vans going to various destinations in Kyoto. Reservations for the transfer from the airport directly to the conference hotel can be made at http://www.yasaka.jp/english/. This might be the most convenient option to get to the conference hotel.

Travel time: about 1 ½ to 2 hours
Fare: JPY 4,200

Haruka Express:
You may also use the Haruka Express operated by JR to get from Kansai International airport to Kyoto station.

Travel time: about 80 minutes
Fare: JPY 3,370 – 3,570

From Osaka International Airport (ITM)

From Osaka International Airport there are limousine buses to Kyoto station https://www.osaka-airport.co.jp/en/access/bus

Travel time: 50 minutes
Fare: JPY 1,310

From JR Kyoto Station to the Hotel

Subway and free shuttle bus:
At JR Kyoto station get out of Exit Chika-Higashi to take the Karasuma subway line, bound for Kokusai Kaikan, to Karasuma-Oike station, and go to Exit 2 to catch the free hotels’ shuttle bus operated between Karasuma-Oike station and Kyoto Brighton hotel.

Travel time: 7 minutes
Fare: JPY 210 (for Subway)

Please find further information on the location of the shuttle bus stop and departure times at the section “shuttle bus users” on the website of the Brighton Hotel: https://www.brightonhotels.co.jp/kyoto/en/access/index.html

Subway and short walk:
Take the Karasuma subway line, bound for Kokusai Kaikan and get off at Imadegawa Station, the second stop from Karasuma-Oike station.

Travel time: From Exit 6 it’s a 8-minutes walk
Fare: JPY 260

Please find a map on the website of the Brighton Hotel: https://www.brightonhotels.co.jp/kyoto/en/access/index.html

Taxi

Travel time: It’s a taxi ride of approximately 15-minutes from Kyoto station to the hotel
Fare: approx. JPY 2,000 (depending on road conditions)

Contact

Anke Teubner
Program Coordinator
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Berlin Office
Markgrafenstr. 37
10117 Berlin
GERMANY

anke.teubner(at)avh.de

Frontiers of Research Symposia

Further Links