Venue and Hotel


Venue: Tsukuba International Congress Center

The Symposium is held at the Tsukuba International Congress Center, located in the central area of Tsukuba City. The city is conveniently accessed from central Tokyo by about one-hour trip by express train or highway limousine bus from Narita International Airport.


Hotel list

The following lists are examples of the hotels in the vicinity of the venue. Please also check the other hotels from this link.

Note that since a major golf tournament is held in the weekend, the hotels are going to be booked up at an early point. Please look for the accommodation widening the scope along the Tsukuba Express line, even further to Tokyo area.

The Local committee is holding some rooms of Okura Frontier Hotel Tsukuba. Please check the following links.

     Okura Frontier Hotel Tsukuba (Main Building)

     Okura Frontier Hotel Tsukuba (Epochal) 

Note that the committee is holding rooms only between October 4 and October 7. About the other days, please look for accommodation individually. If you have any questions, please send an email to the local organizing committee (

     Around Tsukuba station

Daiwa Roynet Hotel Tsukuba

1-5-7, Azuma, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, JAPAN

Hotel Grand Shinonome

488-1, Onozaki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, JAPAN 

Okura Frontier Hotel Tsukuba

【MAIN BUILDING(Close to station)】1-1364-1 Azuma, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
【EPOCHAL(Close to symposium site)】2-20-1 Takezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

     Around Kenkyugakuen station (1 station away from Tsukuba station)

Hotel Bestland

Kenkyu Gakuen, D17 Gaiku 3 Kakuchi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, JAPAN

Hotel Mark-1 Tsukuba

Kenkyu Gakuen, D3 Gaiku 5, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, JAPAN 

Toyoko Inn

5-13-7, Kenkyu Gakuen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, JAPAN 


C: Restaurant list

     Around symposium site

Torikichi (Izakaya style, yakitori)
1-4-16, Ninomiya, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
+81-29-851-1797          17:00 – 24:00
Ton-Q (Restaurant, tonkatsu)
13-12, HigashiArai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
+81-29-852-4509          11:00 – 22:00

     Surburbs of Tsukuba, but worth taking taxi

La lotus (10min. by taxi, Restaurant, beautiful garden)
195-7, Matsunoki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
+81-29-886-8199          11:30 – 20:00   XThursday
Tsukuba ham (10 min. by taxi, Restaurant, homemade ham)
383, ShimoHiratsuka, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
+81-29-850-4186          11:00 – 20:00   XTuesday
D: Station Information
To be updated…

Transport Information

From Narita Airport
By bus

Please check bus time schedule and bus stop locations

The Airport Limousines departing from Narita Airport are a convenient method. In addition to routes connecting Tokyo Station,  Shibuya, Roppongi, and other major areas of Tokyo, there is also a route to Tsukuba Center. The buses allow a smooth transfer, even with luggage, without the need to change.
Time required from the airport to Tsukuba Center: Approx. 100 minutes. Price: Adults 2,600 yen

By train

There are a number of possible routes using trains, although we recommend the Keisei Narita Sky Access Line. It will take you to  Higashi-Matsudo Station: Approx. 40 minutes. Price: Adults 936 yen.

Then, transfer to the JR Musashino Line bounds to Tokyo.  It will take you to Minami-Nagareyama Station: Approx. 10 minutes. Price: Adults 165 yen.

Then, transfer to the Tsukuba Express Line bounds to Tsukuba. It will take you to Tsukuba Station: Approx. 25 minutes. Price: Adults 822 yen.