GCOE Institute of Fluid Science TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
The Fifth International Conference on Flow Dynamics November 17-19, 2008 Sendai Excel Hotel Tokyu Sendai, Japan
- ACCESS to SENDAI
The majority of overseas participants will arrive at New Tokyo International Airport (Narita). The best way to travel from Narita to Sendai is to take a JR (Japan Railways) Narita Express to JR Tokyo Station (53 minutes), and then Transfer to the Tohoku Shinkansen (Bullet Train) bound for Sendai (approximately 2 hours). Alternatively, you may take the Sky Liner on the Keisei Electric Railway Ltd. to Ueno Station, then take the Shinkansen from there or from Tokyo.
Transportation between Sendai Airport and downtown: the Sendai Airport Line (Sendai Kuko Access Tetsudo) was opened. It takes only 17 minutes between the stations by rapid train and costs 630yen (one-way). Two Shuttle bus services run between Sendai Airport and downtown. One shuttle bus, Ayashi Kanko Bus, takes 35 minutes and costs 800yen (one-way). Other shuttle bus, Higashi Nippon Express, takes 40 minutes and costs 700yen (one-way). Taxi costs over 5,000 yen from Sendai Airport to the Center of Sendai.
- USEFUL WEB SITES for TRAVELLING to JAPAN
♦ Japan Railways Group : http://www.japanrail.com/
♦ Japan National Tourist Organization : http://www.jnto.go.jp/
♦ Narita Airport : http://www.narita-airport.or.jp/airport_e/index.html
♦ Japan Airlines : http://www.jal.co.jp/en/
♦ All Nippon Airways : http://www.ana.co.jp/eng/index.html
♦ Information about Sendai : http://www.city.sendai.jp/index-e.html