Kagoshima Central, where the symposium venue is located, is accessible from Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya via a domestic flight to Kagoshima Airport. It is suggested to use domestic flights from the hub airports in Japan, Tokyo (Haneda Airport(HND) and Narita International Airport(NRT)), Osaka (Osaka International Airport(ITM) and Kansai International Airport(KIX)) and Nagoya (Chubu Centrair International Airport(NGO)) to Kagoshima Airport (KOJ). High-season price (25 000 – 40 000 JPY in one way) is expected for the domestic flights in 2023 March. It is strongly recommended to consult one’s travel agency to find a possibility of a discount price in the case of combination between international and domestic flights. One can find code-share flights to Kagoshima with international-flight airlines.
There exist international flights to KOJ from Seoul (ICN, South Korea), Shanghai (PVG) and Hong Kong (HKG, China), Taipei (TPE, Taiwan). One needs to check, if desired, when those flights will resume (2023 Spring?).
For transfer between diffrent airport likes Narita Airport(NRT) to Haneda Airport(HND), we recomment to use the limousine bus for ~75 min and the fare is JPY3 200. There is also can use the train such as Keisei Line(Narita to Haneda) and Keikyu Line(Haneda to Narita) but notice that not all the train for airport, so it need to change necessary.
For Kansai International Airport(KIX) to Osaka(Itami) Airport(ITM), Itami Airport is no train station, so we recomment limousine bus for ~80 min and JPY2 000.
From Fukuoka Airport, a subway station in airport can arrive to Hakata Station for ~5min.
In Hakata Station, one can arrive at JR Kagoshima Chuo (Central) Station via JR Shinkansen super-express train for ~90 min. The one-way cost is around JPY 10 000.
From Kagoshima Airport, taking a limousine bus at #8 stop is the easiest way to Kagoshima Central, for ~40 min . The one-way fare is JPY 1 400. It is not suggested to have a rental car from airport.
The venue, Li-Ka 19・20, is next to the JR Kagoshima Chuo Station and the bus terminal building.
In Kagoshima City, one can take a city tram to go to local sites in the city and Kagoshima University. The one-way fare is JPY 170. In addition, fares of one daytime pass and 24 hours pass are JPY 600 and JPY 800, respectively. Check the information from Kagoshima City Transport Bureau .
There are offices of the JNTO Tourist Information Center, operated by the Japan National Tourism Organization in Kagoshima City. Check the map location from the URL.
Check also Kagoshima City Tourism Guide .