From Central Japan International Airport
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.
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From Narita (Tokyo) International Airport
Transfer to a domestic flight to Central Japan International Airport (Centrair : NGO).
Take JR Narita Express and get off at Tokyo Station (approximately 1hour).
From JR Tokyo Station
Take Tokaido Shinkansen KODAMA* and get off at Toyohashi Station (approximately 2 and a half hours). At Toyohashi JR Station, change to the Meitetsu Line's Gifu-bound Limited Express train**(track #3). Get off at Higashi Okazaki Station (approximately 20 minutes from Toyohashi). Turn left (south) at the ticket barrier and exit the station. The Institute is a 7-minute walk up the hill (Myodaiji-area).
*Note: there are three types of shinkansen: Nozomi, Hikari, and Kodama. Since only a very few Hikari trains and none of the Nozomi trains stop at Toyohashi Station, the Kodama train is the best option.
**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.
Take Tokaido Shinkansen HIKARI or NOZOMI and get off at Nagoya Station (approximately 2hours ).Take Meitetsu Railways LIMITED EXPRESS (track #4) bound for Toyohashi and get off at Higashi-Okazaki (32min).
From Kansai (Osaka) International Airport
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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