Getting to Tokyo
1. Bus (Limousine Bus)
There are buses every 30 minutes from NRT to Tokyo Station (One of the biggest terminal station in Tokyo), which are operated by the Limousine Bus. It takes about 2 hours. 2,800 JPY.
2-1. Train (Japan Railway: JR)
There are Express Trains (Narita Express: N’EX) every 30 minutes from NRT to Tokyo Station. It takes about 1 hour, and fare is 3,020 JPY. Also, JR has local trains. It takes about 1.5 hour, 1,320 JPY.
2-2. Train (Keisei)
Keisei is another train company from NRT to Tokyo Metropolitan, but the terminal station in Tokyo is Keisei Ueno station. Keisei Skyliners (express train) take about 45 mins, and 2,470 JPY. Also Keisei local trains take about 1.5 hour, and fare is 1,030 JPY.
1.Bus (Limousine Bus)
There are buses every 1 hour from HND to Tokyo Station, which are operated by the Limousine Bus. It takes about 40 mins. 930 JPY.
2-1. Monorail and Train (Tokyo monorail and JR)
There are monorails every 3-5 minutes from HND to Hamamatsucho Station. It takes about 15-20 mins. After arriving at Hamamatsucho station, you can change to JR Yamanote line or Keihintohoku line to Tokyo for 5 mins. The fare is 650 JPY total.
2-2. Train (Keikyu and JR)
There are Keikyu trains every 10-20 minutes from HND to Shinagawa Station. It takes about 15-20 mins. After arriving at Shinagawa station, you can change to JR Yamanote line or Keihintohoku line to Tokyo for 10 mins. The fare is 580 JPY total.
Getting around Tokyo
Getting to the conference location
Please note that Meiji University has many buildings in various locations around Tokyo. This conference is being held in the Global Front Building (August 17) and the Liberty Tower (August 18-20), Surugadai campus. Address: 1-1 Kanda Surugadai, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
The main train station is Tokyo statin and is about 30 mins walk from the conference venue.
How to get to the conference venue from the train station:
From Tokyo station, take JR Chuo line for 2 stations. Get off at Ochanomizu station (Ochanomizu bashi exit), which is 200 meters from the conference venue.
Accommodation near the campus includes a wide range of hotels, or there are also a range of apartments available through AirBnB. Some of the below have been highlighted by the organizers as conveniently located in the venue, and are suitable on a range of budgets.
Hotel Niwa Tokyo ✩✩✩✩
This hotel was selected as one of Top 25 Hotels in Japan by TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award 2016.
Hotel Grand Palace ✩✩✩✩
Hotel Metropolitan Edmont ✩✩✩✩
Hilltop Hotel ✩✩✩✩
Hotel Villa Fontaine Jimbocho Tokyo ✩✩✩
Ochanomizu Hotel Shoryukan ✩✩✩
This hotel offers Japanese-style rooms with tatami mats and futon or conventional bedrooms.
APA Hotel Kanda Jimbocho Station East ✩✩✩
Tokyo Green Hotel Korakuen ✩✩✩
This hotel is located near to the Tokyo Dome.
Hotel Wing International Korakuen ✩✩✩
KKR Hotel Tokyo ✩✩✩
New Central Hotel ✩✩
Global Front Building (August 17) and Liberty Tower Building (August 18-20)
Surugadai Campus, Meiji University
Stations to Meiji University
Narita Airport (NRT) to Meiji University
Haneda Airport (HND) to Meiji University