The nearest and most convenient airport to IMS is Central Japan International Airport (Centrair), located on a manmade island just off the coast of Tokoname City in Ise Bay. It is also possible to reach Okazaki from other major airports such as Narita (Tokyo) or Kansai (Osaka) by using railways.
Train from Central Japan International Airport (Centrair: NGO)
At the moment (September 2019),* the MEITETSU Railway (private railway) is the only public transportation available between the Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO) and our institute in Okazaki city. By the limited express trains, it takes 60 minutes including the transfer time at Jingu-Mae station. The fare is about 1,300 JPY, and an additional 360 JPY is required for the limited express ticket (reserved seat).
* The direct shuttle bus service between Chubu Centrair International Airport and Higashi-Okazaki station is no longer available (terminated in August 2019).
Find your train:
Where to Ride
Please head for the ticket office of Centrair Japan International Airport Station in Access Plaza when you arrive at the airport. Ask a ticket for Higashi-Okazaki station with "mu-sky" limited express ticket (seat reserved).
Take the reserved limited express train** and get off at Jingu-Mae station (it takes about 30 min.). Cross the overpass in order to transfer to the train*** at platform #4. The limited express train bound for Toyohashi will bring you to Higashi-Okazaki station in about 25 min.
** Airport-Tokoname line. Limited express runs every 30 minutes.
*** Nagoya line. Limited express runs every 15minutes. Partly-reserved (2 cars are for reserved).
Distance between Myodaiji and Yamate campuses is about 15 minutes on foot.
Shuttle bus service is available for transport the campuses.
Please follow the link for campus maps and a Shuttle bus schedule.