Access & Venue

Access Information

Access to Kyoto

Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka is the most accessible international airport to Kyoto. From KIX, Limited Express trains, airport limousines or share-ride taxi provides quick and easy transportation to Kyoto. From Tokyo's Narita Airport (NRT), domestic flight to Osaka area or "Shinkansen" bullet train is available to reach Kyoto. For more information, see Kyoto city official travel guide: http://kyoto.travel/en

Transportation in Kyoto

Kyoto City Bus provides frequent access to Kyoto University Main Campus from downtown and Kyoto station. However, it should be noticed that several bus routes are subject to be crowded and delayed. Visitors may consider using subway connecting to bus. The detail information in public transportation, including route map and fare rate, is found at Kyoto City Bus & Subway Information Guide: https://www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp/kotsu/webguide/en/index.html

Access to Kyoto University

The official access information by Kyoto University Main Campus is http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/access/yoshida/main.html.

From Kyoto Station:

  • Option 1. Take subway Karasuma line to Imadegawa station, transit to Kyoto City bus #203
    (for Ginkakuji -銀閣寺) or #201 (for Gion – 祇園) and get off at Hyakumanben (百万遍)
  • Option 2. Take Kyoto City Bus #17 and get off at Hyakumanben (百万遍)
  • Option 3. Take Bus #206 (via Kiyomizudera and Gion) and get off at Kyodai Seimon Mae (京大正門前)

From Shijo-Kawaramachi and Sanjo-Kawaramachi area:

Take Kyoto City bus #3 (for Kitashirakawa) or #17 (for Ginkakuji) and get off at Hyakumanben (百万遍)

From Gion and Higashiyama Sanjo area:

Take Kyoto City bus #201 (Northbound via Hyakumanben) or #206 (Northbound for Kitaoji via Takano) and Kyodai Seimon Mae (京大正門前)


Simplified campus map, indicating conference venue, bas stops and restaurants available with meal tickets (click to download pdf)

campus map image

Google map of conference venue, bus stops and banquet site, any request is welcome.


Banquet is held at The Westin Miyako Kyoto near Keage station on Subway Tozai Line, see
The venue will open at 18:00 and banquet starts at 19:00.
From Kyoto University, shuttle to the banquet venue is available. The attendee shall gather in front of University Museum (see above campus map) at 17:30-18:30.