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This page explains how to get Kyoto station, which is the nearest main station to the conference venue, Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Kyoto University. The closest airport to Kyoto city is Kansai Airport (KIX). Below, we describe the way from KIX to the Kyoto station.

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How to get to Kyoto station?

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There are two convenient ways to get Kyoto from Kansai Airport: JR Airport Express Haruka and limousine bus. Although both are good ways, Haruka is a little faster (75min vs. 85min) but a little more expensive (3,280JPY vs. 2,500JPY) than the limousine bus.

Airport express from Kansai Airport to Kyoto station

JR Airport Express Haruka departs from JR Kansai Airport station, which is located next to the airport terminal as shown in the figure below. The brief information about Haruka Express is below:

Fare to Kyoto station3,280JPY
Time75min
Timetablewww.westjr.co.jp
InquiriesJR-West Customer Center

+81(0)570-00-2486 (Local phone charges only when using a land phone.)

+81(0)78-382-8686 (Charges apply when using a mobile phone, etc)
More Info.http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/access/train/

You can buy a ticket from automatic ticket machines nearby the ticket gate, or at the ticket counter of JR Kansai Airport station. You may select either a reserved seat or a non-reserved seat. Haruka express has a place for storing large bags at each train car.
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from Kansai International Airport | Access Information | Train
( http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/access/train/ )

Limousine bus from Kansai Airport to Kyoto station

Limousine buses are another convenient way to go to Kyoto station from the airport. The table below shows brief information about limousine buses departing from Kansai Airport.

Fare to Kyoto station2,500JPY
Time85min
Timetablewww.kate.co.jp
InquiriesKansai Airport Transportation Enterprise Ltd - Ph: +81(0)72-461-1374
More Info.http://www.kate.co.jp/pc/index_e.html

Please be aware that buses depart from 1F of Terminal 1 (see the figure below), and tickets can be purchased at vending machines located near the bus stops.

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from Kansai International Airport | Access Information | Bus
( http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/access/bus/index.html )