From Narita International Airport to Sendai Station

By train:

  • Airport Tokyo
    Take the Narita Express (N'EX) train bound for Tokyo station. The Narita Airport station is located inside the airport. Tickets can be purchased at the station from the "green" JR (Japan Railways) counters.

  • Tokyo Sendai
    Take the Tohoku Shinkansen (Japanese bullet train, JR-EAST) which goes to Sendai Station. The journey on the fastest Tohoku Shinkansen "HAYATE" and "KOMACHI" takes 1 hour and 45 minutes, whilst the Tohoku Shinkansen "MAX YAMABIKO" takes 2 and a half hours. On Tohoku Shinkansen "HAYATE" and Akita Shinkansen "KOMACHI", all seats are allocated. Tickets can be purchased from the JR counters at the station at the time of travel, but it is advisable to make a reservation in order to guarantee a seat.

*There are a number of rail passes available for foreign visitors of Japan. Participants should consider if any of the available tickets are applicable to their travel requirements. Further information is available from the JR website.

By plane:

  • Several flights connect Narita and Sendai Airports. The Sendai Airport Access Line links the Sendai International Airport to Sendai Station within 25 minutes. Further information is available here.

From Sendai Station to the Conference Venue (Katahira Sakura Hall)

  • Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials (IMRAM) is accessible from the JR Sendai Station in 20 min. on foot or in 5 min. by taxi, etc. Further information is available here.

  • The conference will be held at the Katahira Sakura Hall in IMRAM, Tohoku University.