Get on the Meitetsu bus bound for JR Okazaki Station and get off at Higashi Okazaki Station (approximately one hour from the airport). The Institute is a 7-minute walk up the hill (Myodaiji-area) on the south side of the station. "AIRPORT
Transit to the domestic flight to Central Japan International Airport (Centrair : NGO)
Alternative: Take JR Narita Express and get off at Tokyo Station (approximately 1hour)
From JR Tokyo Station
Take the Tokaido Shinkansen* and get off at Toyohashi Station (approximately 2 and a half hours). At Toyohashi Station, change to the Meitetsu Line (track #3)**. Get off at Higashi Okazaki Station (approximately 20 minutes form Toyohashi). Turn left (south) at the ticket barrier and exit the station. The Institute is a 7-minute walk up the hill (Myodaiji-area) or 20-minute walk (Yamate-area).
*Note: there are three types of shinkansen: NOZOMI, HIKARI, and KODAMA. All KODAMA trains stop in Toyohashi, of the HIKARI trains only one stops there every two hours, and no NOZOMI trains stop in Toyohashi. **Note: Japan Rail (JR) and Meitetsu are two separate train lines, though both are accessed through the same station building. You will need to buy a separate ticket in order to ride the Meitetsu train.
Alternative: Take the Tokaido Shinkansen NOZOMI and get off at Nagoya Station (approximately 2hours). Take the Meitetsu Railways LIMITED EXPRESS (track #4) bound for Toyohashi and get off at Higashi Okazaki Station (32min).
From Kansai (Osaka) International
Take the JR 'Haruka' airport shuttle train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka Station (approximately 45 minutes) and change to the Tokyo-bound Tokaido shinkansen* ('bullet train'). At JR Nagoya Station (approximately one hour from Shin-Osaka Station) change to the Meitetsu Line's Toyohashi-bound Limited Express train. Get off at Higashi Okazaki Station (approximately 30 minutes from Nagoya). Turn left (south) at the ticket barrier and exit the station. The Institute is a 7-minute walk up the hill (Myodaiji-area).
*Note: all of the Tokyo-bound Tokaido shinkansen trains stop at Nagoya.
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