|The Conference Venue, Nara-Ken New Public
Hall is located in the center of Japan. As to access to
NARA, the most convenient transport is to take a direct
flight to Kansai International Airport. From JR and Kintetsu
Nara station, please take the Bus Numbers 70, 88, 97, 98
or 133, bound for "Kasugataisya Honden " (leaves
from Bus Gate No. 1), and get off at "Ken Shin-Kokaido",
or take the Bus Number 2 ”Shinai Junkan” (leaves
from Bus Gate No. 1), and get off at "Daibutsuden-Kasugataisha
Mae". It will need 10 minutes ride from JR and 5 minutes
from Kintetsu station.
Kansai International Airport:
||Board the JR Airport Limited Express Train,
HARUKA, which runs every 30 minutes or Kansai Airport Rapid
Service to JR Tennoji Station. At JR Tennoji Station, please
transfer to JR Yamatoji Line to JR Nara Station.
||Another way to get to Nara from Kansai International Airport
is to take an airport limousine bus (Terminal #9). Tickets
are available on the ground floor outside the terminal building.
The traveling time to JR Nara Station is approximately 1
hour 25 minutes. The limousine bus also stops at Nara Hotel
(the nearest hotel to the conference venue).
Narita International Airport:
||Via Osaka International Airport (Itami)
A limited number of domestic flights are available to Osaka
International Airport (Itami) from Narita. From there, take
an airport limousine bus to JR Nara Station (about 1 hour
||Via JR Tokyo Station
Board the JR Narita Express Train (53 minutes) to JR Tokyo
Station. Then board the JR Shinkansen (bullet train: Nozomi)
to JR Kyoto Station. Shinkansen trains run every 15 minutes,
and the traveling time is 2 hours and 20 minutes. From Kyoto
to Nara, please take Kintetsu Kyoto Line (about 40 minutes)
or JR Nara Line (about 45 minutes).