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

"Bus and Train Veteran" site is also very useful to find bus route, bus stop and timetable, not only for Kyoto City public transpotation but also for other operators.

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:

From Shijo-Kawaramachi and Kawaramachi-Sanjo area:

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

From Gion and Higashiyama Sanjo area:

Take Kyoto City bus #201 (counterclockwise via Hyakumanben) or #206 (counterclockwise 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)

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

Oral Session Rooms
Oral sessions of Symposium A-D, Young Scientist Award Competition and Somiya Award Presentation are held in Academic Center Building, Yoshida-South Campus.
Floor map and room assignment are shown below
(click to download pdf **and see page 3**).


Banquet is held at The Westin Miyako Kyoto near Keage station (T09) 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 the front of University Museum (see above campus map) at 17:30-18:30.
Otherwise, take Kyoto City bus #201 or #206 (clockwise bound for Gion) and get off at Higashiyama Sanjo bus stop. And then, take Subway Tozai Line from Higashiyama(T10) to Keage(T09).