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* Time table is revised! Please check again.

Transportation

The most convenient international airport is the Narita Airport or the Haneda Airport in Tokyo. At first, you should go to Tokyo Terminal (TokyoStation). From Narita airport to Tokyo, take the JR “Narita Express” (NaritaExpress) (≈ 60 min). From Haneda airport to Tokyo, take the “Tokyo Monorail” Line to Hamamatsucho Station (≈ 20 min), and transfer to the JR “Yamanote” Line (Yamanote Line) to Tokyo (≈ 6 min).

From Tokyo to Urabandai Royal Hotel

At Tokyo Terminal (TokyoStation), take the JR “Tohoku Shinkansen (Tohoku Shinkansen)” to Koriyama Station (KoriyamaStation) (≈ 80 min). At Koriyama Station, transfer to the JR “Ban-etsu-sai” Line (Ban-etsi-sai-sen) to Inawashiro Station (InawashiroStation) (≈ 40 min). From Inawashiro Station to the Urabandai Royal Hotel (UrabandaiRoyalHotel), there are two bus transport services. One is a shuttle bus service operated by the Urabandai Royal Hotel (Free of charge). The other is a public bus service operated by the Bandai Toto Bus Company (Bandai Toto Bus) (NOT free, 740 JPY). The time tables of the buses are shown below.

The journey from Narita to Inawashiro costs ≈11,500 JPY. From Haneda to Inawashiro, it costs ≈9,500 JPY. The entire trip to Inawashiro is covered by the Japan Rail Pass or the JR East Pass (which can only be purchased by non-resident visitors).

* The time table for the Narita express can be found in the website of the JR East Japan.
** General information on the public transportation in Japan can be found on google maps (directions include the name of trains, length of connections, and price), and also on Hyperdia or Jorudan.
*** When you transfer to the “Ban-etsu-sai” Line at Koriyama Station, please follow the “red cow” mark below, and get on the train with this mark.
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Picture: Red cow

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Time Table

*red: revised

From Tokyo

Time Table of the shuttle bus operated by the hotel, and train connections from Tokyo
Tokyo⇒Koriyama
(Tohoku Shinkansen)
Koriyama⇒
Inawasiro
(Ban-etsu-sai Line)
Inawashiro Sta.⇒
Urabandai Royal Hotel
(Shuttle bus)
 8:56⇒ 10:13 10:45⇒11:1711:45⇒12:10
13:00⇒14:1814:54⇒15:3815:45⇒16:10

Time Table of the public bus operated by Bandai Toto Bus Company, and train connections from Tokyo
Tokyo⇒Koriyama
(Tohoku Shinkansen)
Koriyama⇒
Inawasiro
(Ban-etsu-sai Line)
Inawashiro Sta.⇒
Urabandai Royal Hotel
(Public bus)
 6:53⇒7:36 8:15⇒ 8:44
 6:40⇒ 8:21 8:31⇒9:09 9:15⇒9:38
 8:08⇒ 9:32 9:40⇒10:2310:40⇒11:00
 8:56⇒ 10:03 10:45⇒11:1711:28⇒11:50
11:00⇒12:1812:43⇒13:2213:55⇒14:24
12:00⇒13:1813:46⇒14:1915:00⇒15:29
13:00⇒14:1814:54⇒15:3816:05⇒16:28
14:00⇒15:1815:46⇒16:2316:38⇒17:07
15:00⇒16:1816:37⇒17:2117:50⇒18:13
16:00⇒ 17:18 17:45⇒18:2518:50⇒19:19
16:36⇒ 17:59 18:18⇒19:01
17:28⇒ 18:50 19:02⇒19:49
18:00⇒ 19:18 19:42⇒20:16
19:16⇒ 20:37 20:48⇒21:30
If you cannot arrive at Inawashiro Station before 18:50, please let us know your schedule. We will arrange a car to pick you up.

Please call us via Urabandai Royal Hotel: 0241-32-3111 (or +81-241-32-3111), or send an e-mail to tan15@jaea.go.jp.

To Tokyo

Time Table for the return trip to Tokyo using a shuttle bus
Urabandai Royal Hotel
⇒Inawashiro Sta.
(Shuttle bus)
Inawasiro⇒
Koriyama
(Ban-etsu-sai Line)
Koriyama⇒Tokyo
(Tohoku Shinkansen)
 10:40⇒11:1511:35⇒12:0912:30⇒13:48
14:50⇒15:1515:39⇒16:2016:30⇒17:48
15:50⇒16:15 (May 29)16:52⇒17:3518:05⇒19:24
16:30⇒16:55 (May 29)17:41⇒18:1318:30⇒19:48
On May 29, we will arrange an extra bus from Urabandai Royal Hotel to Inawashiro Station after the conference.

Time Table for the return trip to Tokyo using a public bus
Urabandai Royal Hotel
Inawashiro Sta.⇒
(Public bus)
Inawasiro⇒
Koriyama
(Ban-etsu-sai Line)
Koriyama⇒Tokyo
(Tohoku Shinkansen)
 7:52⇒ 8:25 8:45⇒ 9:21 9:30⇒10:48
 8:57⇒ 9:30 9:38⇒10:1010:27⇒11:48
10:36⇒11:0311:35⇒12:0912:30⇒13:48
12:53⇒13:2013:52⇒14:4015:05⇒16:24
13:37⇒14:0014:39⇒15:1315:30⇒16:48
14:47⇒15:2015:39⇒16:2016:30⇒17:48
16:02⇒16:3516:52⇒17:3518:05⇒19:24
17:02⇒17:3817:41⇒18:1318:30⇒19:48
19:17⇒19:4420:45⇒21:2121:38⇒22:56