How to get to Hiroshima University

Most passengers from overseas arrive at Narita International Airport or Kasai International Airport.
There are several ways to visit Higashi-Hiroshima, where Hiroshima University is located, from these airports.





(1) from Narita International Airport to Hiroshima Airport
by Air:@Narita Airport is linked to Hiroshima Airport by ANA (All Nippon Airways), but only one round-trip flight a day.
by Airport Limousine + Air:
Take a bus from Narita to Haneda, the other airport in Tokyo Area. Airport Transport Service operates a frequent bus service between these two airports. ANA and JAL(Japan Airlines) operate several flight services between Haneda and Hiroshima.

from Hiroshima Airport to Hiroshima University
by Bus+Train+Bus - 1hour or more
Take a bus or a taxi to JR Shiraichi Station from the airport - approximately 10 to 15 minutes' ride- and then take westbound local train to Saijo Station, the second stop from Shiraichi Station - 10 minutes' ride. There is a regular bus service from Saijo Station to the University. Take a bus to Hirodai-Chuo-Guchi, the nearest bus stop to the buildings of the Faculty of Science.
by Taxi - 30-40 minutes
Taking a taxi directly through to Hiroshima University is another choice if you would like to save time and avoid making troublesome changes. It costs around 6000 yen as of 2004.

(2) from Narita International Airport to Higashi-Hiroshima Station (by train)
JR (Japan Railway) operates a flequent service called 'Narita Express' between Narita Airport and Tokyo Station.@At Tokyo Station take a westbound Shinkansen Express called 'Nozomi' or 'Hikari' to Okayama or Fukuyama, and there take 'Kodama' Express to Higashi-Hiroshima, the nearest Shinkansen Station from Hiroshima University.

from Higashi-Hiroshima Station to the University
You cannot expect a frequent bus service to Hiroshima University. We recommend you to use a taxi. The fare is around 2000 yen as of 2004

(3) from Narita International Airport to Saijo Station (by train)
Take a 'Narita Express' to Tokyo Station, and there change your Narita Express for a westbound Shinkansen 'Nozomi' or 'Hikari'.  At Okayama or Fukuyama take a westbound Shinkansen 'Kodama' to Mihara, and there take a westbound local train to Saijo Station.

from Saijo Staion to the University
There is a regular bus service from Saijo Station to Hiroshima University. Take a bus bound for Hiroshima University to Hirodai-Chuo-Guchi, the nearest bus stop to the buildings of the Faculty of Science.

(4) from Kansai International Airport to Higashi-Hiroshima Station
There is a flequent express service called 'Haruka' from Kansai International Airport to JR Shin-Osaka Station. At Shin-Osaka take a westbound Shinkansen to Higashi-Hiroshima.

from Higashi-Hiroshima Station to the University
You cannot expect frequent bus service to Hiroshima University. We recommend you to use a taxi. The fare is around 2000 yen as of 2004

(5) from Kansai International Airport to Saijo Station
Take a 'Haruka' express to JR Shin-Osaka Station, and there take a westbound Shinkansen Express 'Nozomi' or 'Hikari' to Okayama or Fukuyama. Change your Nozomi/Hikari for 'Kodama' there. At Mihara take a westbound local train to Saijo.

from Saijo Station to the University
There is a regular bus service from Saijo Station to Hiroshima University. Take a bus bound for Hiroshima University to Hirodai-Chuo-Guchi, the nearest bus stop to the buildings of the Faculty of Science.

from
to
transportation
time required
fare
frequency
Narita
Airport
(1) Hiroshima Airport air 1 hour and a half \28300`
once a day
limo + air 3 hours \31300`
1-2 times an hour
(2) Higashi-Hiroshima Station
train 6 hours \19000`
2-3 times an hour
(3) Saijo Staion
train
6 hours \19000`
2-3 times an hour
Kansai
Airport
(4) Higashi-Hiroshima Station train 3 hours and a half \10850`
2-3 times an hour
(5) Saijo Station
train
3 hours and a half \10120`
2-3 times an hour
(information above is as of 2004)

Useful Information
 
Airports Narita
Haneda
Kansai Hiroshima
Airport Limo @Airport Transport Service (between Narita and Haneda)
Airlines ANA (All Nippon Airways) JAL (Japan Airlines)
Trains @Narita Express@
Shinkansen Express JR-WEST
(West Japan Railway Company)




The buildings of Faculty of Science locate at:

The office of Department of Mathematics locates on 7th floor of Building-B of Faculty of Science. Staff's room, Library and students' room are on 6th, 7th and 8th floor of Building-C.


Department of Mathematics, Hiroshima University