for the conference site and some hotels.
See RIMS access page for Kyoto City and the RIMS. Note our meeting takes place NOT at the RIMS, but at Research Building No. 8 Lecture Room 2, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University (No 59 of the map).
From Kansai International Airport (KIX) to Kyoto City (Hotels)
- ICOCA & HARUKA:
Dicscount tickets are available at JR Kansai Airport Station. Haruka round tickets + ICOCA e-money (2,000) costs only 4,000 Yen.
Only foreigners are eligible. Show your passport and return ticket. No reservation is needed. (The above web site says about reservation; but it is not needed actually. Checked by phone.)This is the cheapest and quickest way to JR Kyoto station. This is recommended if you make your own trips in Kyoto area.
- MK Skygateshuttle:
MK Taxi provides Omnibus Service. You can reach your hotel directly. Reservation Required. Fare is 3,500 Yen. Follow the instruction of the above web site. This is recommended if you have heavy luggage.
- Hotel Avanshell
Complimentary shuttle bus is available at JR Kyoto Station Hachijou-guchi: MAP
8:35, 9:55, 12:40, 14:00, 15:20,16:40, 18:00,19: 20, 20:40
Taxi: JRKyoto - Hotel Avanshell: About 2,500 Yen, 30 minutes
Subway: Kitaoji (#K04, 250 Yen); Bus 206 or Taxi (recomennded only if you are familiar with Kyoto)
Hotel-Conference: 30 minutes walk or Bus 206
- Palace Side Hotel
Subway: Marutamachi (#K07, 250 Yen)
Taxi: JRKyoto - Palace Side Hotel: About 1,200 Yen, 20 minutes
Hotel-Conference: 30 minutes walk (cross the Palace) or Bus 201, 203