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The Institute is a 7-minute walk up the hill on the south side of Higashi-Okazaki station.
The Institute is a 20-minute walk up the hill on the south side of Higashi-Okazaki station.
From Central Japan International Airport (Centrair: NGO)
Take the Meitetsu bus bound for Okazaki Station and get off at Higashi Okazaki Station (approximately 1 hr from the airport). The Institute is a 7 min walk up the hill (Myodaiji-area) or 20 min walk (Yamate-area) on the south side of the station.
From Narita (Tokyo) International Airport
Recommended:
Transfer to a domestic flight to Central Japan International Airport.

Alternative:
Take JR Narita Express and get off at Tokyo Station (approximately 1 hr). From Tokyo station please follow the directions listed below.

From Tokyo Station
Take a Tokaido Shinkansen* ('bullet train') HIKARI or KODAMA and get off at Toyohashi Station (approximately 2 hrs and 30 min). At Toyohashi Station, change to the Meitetsu Railways Line (track #3)**. Take any train (the LIMITED EXPRESS trains are fastest, LOCAL trains are slowest) and get off at Higashi Okazaki Station (approximately 20 min from Toyohashi Station by LIMITED EXPRESS). Turn left (south) at the ticket barrier and exit the station. The Institute is a 7 min walk up the hill (Myodaiji-area) or 20 min walk (Yamate-area).
*Note: there are three types of Shinkansen: NOZOMI, HIKARI, and KODAMA. 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), operators of the Shinkansen, and Meitetsu Railways 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 a Tokaido Shinkansen NOZOMI and get off at Nagoya Station (approximately 2 hrs). Transfer to the Meitetsu Railways’ LIMITED EXPRESS or RAPID LIMITED EXPRESS (track #4) bound for Toyohashi and get off at Higashi Okazaki Station (approximately 30 min). Turn left (south) at the ticket barrier and exit the station. The Institute is a 7 min walk up the hill (Myodaiji-area) or 20 min walk (Yamate-area).

From Kansai (Osaka) International Airport
Take the JR Haruka airport shuttle train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka Station (approximately 45 min) and change to the Tokyo-bound Tokaido Shinkansen*. At Nagoya Station (approximately 1 hr from Shin-Osaka Station) transfer to the Meitetsu Railways’ LIMITED EXPRESS or RAPID LIMITED EXPRESS (track #4) bound for Toyohashi and get off at Higashi Okazaki Station (approximately 30 min). Turn left (south) at the ticket barrier and exit the station. The Institute is a 7 min walk up the hill (Myodaiji-area) or 20 min walk (Yamate-area).
*Note: all of the Tokyo-bound Tokaido Shinkansen trains stop at Nagoya.
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By car

Take the Tomei Expressway to the Okazaki Exit. Turn left at the City Office S.E. signal .
(approximately 10 minutes from the Exit)
 
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