Venue and Travel

 

VENUE

iCAST 2018 is held at the Building No.5 on the Ohashi Campus (campus map) of Kyushu University (4-9-1, Minami-ku, Fukuoka, 815-8540 Japan). Venue, the nearest station, and lunch restaurants are in the Ohashi area map.

The first floor map The second floor map The third floor map

This campus is one of five major campuses of Kyushu University and locates 4 km south from the Tenjin area, the center of not only Fukuoka City but also whole Kyushu Island. It takes 4 - 8 minutes from the Tenjin by a train. It takes 35 min. from the Fukuoka Airport by subway and train. It takes just some minutes from the Ohashi Station to the conference venue, Ohashi Campus, on foot. There are many restaurants, bars, convenience stores around the campus.

FUKUOKA CITY


(Three photos were provided by the Fukuoka City).

Fukuoka City locates at the northern end of the Kyushu Island and is the economical and cultural center of whole Kyushu Island. It has more than 1.6 million populations and is the 5th biggest population city in Japan. Tenjin area and JR Hakata area are the center parts of Fukuoka City, and there are many shops, department stores, restaurants, hotels, and others.

ACCESS

    By airplane: Fukuoka Airport --(11 min. by subway)-->Tenjin --(5 min. walk)--> Nishitetsu Fukuoka Station --(4-5 min. by an express train or 7-8 min. by a local train)--> Nishitetsu Ohashi Station --(3 min. on foot)-->Ohashi Campus (iCAST2018 venue).

By Shinkansen (bullet train): JR Hakata Station --(6 min by subway) --> Tenjin (After then, follow the above.)

By JR local line: JR Hakata Station --(3 min)--> JR Takeshita --(12 min on foot)--> Ohashi Campus (iCAST2018 venue).
transportations fares (JPY) time (min.)
Shuttle bus from an int. T to a domestic T free 10 min.
Subway from Fukuoka Airport to Tenjin 260 11 min.
Nishitetsu Line from Fukuoka to Ohashi 210 4-8 min.
JR Line from Hakata to Takeshita 160 3 min.
Taxi from an int. T to Ohashi about 1600 about 16 min.
Taxi from an int. T to Tenjin about 2100 about 18 min.
Taxi from a domestic T to Ohashi about 2450  about 22 min.
Taxi from a domestic T to Tenjin about 2150 about 20 min.

* Taxi fares and time from an airport terminal (T) are based on no traffic jam.

If you prefer to come to Fukuoka directly, international flights connect Fukuoka Airport with Korean cities (Seoul, Busan, Jeju), Chinese cities (Beijing, Dalian, Shanghai, Shenyang, Qingdao, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu), Taiwan cities (Taipei, Kaohsiung), Hong Kong, Manila, Bangkok, Vietnamese cities (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh), Singapore, Guam, Honolulu, and Hlsinki. Take a free shuttle bus from an international terminal to a domestic terminal for about 10 min and then take subway.

If you want to transit at other major international airports in Japan, 12, 54, 6, and 12 domestic daily flights connect to Fukuoka from Narita (NRT), Haneda (HND), Osaka (KIX), or Nagoya (NGO), respectively.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Green Rich Hotel Nishitetsu Ohashi Ekimae is connected to the Ohashi Station.
There are many hotels in the Tenjin area. Hotel search site, Hotelscombined.com, has Internationla Education Support Program where you may get 10% discounst.

WEATHER in NOVEMBER

Average temperatures of Fukuoka in September 20 - 30 for these 10 years were (min., max.) = (20.3, 27,4) °C, and average rainy days of Fukuoka is 36% including partial rain.

SIGHTSEEING INFORMATION

Fukuoka City

Fukuoka Travel Guide, Crossroad Fukuoka, Dazaifu Travel Guide
Fukuoka's Ten Best Restaurants and Famous Foods of Fukuoka

Whole Kyushu Island

What to see in kyushu, Spa island Kyushu