Okayama University



Okayama University, situated near downtown Okayama City, is just two kilometers from Okayama Station, making it an easy commute. Despite being in the heart of the city, the sprawling campus, with its luscious greenery, has a quiet atmosphere conducive to study and research. Okayama Station is a key terminal drawing together the main railroads of western Japan. As a major transportation hub for the Chugoku and Shikoku areas, it is always bustling with people. Tokyo can be reached in three and a half hours, while Osaka are within an hour by Shinkansen.

Time by direct flights to Okayama Airport
From Seoul(Incheon)1 hour 30 minutes
From Shanghai(Pudong)2 hour 15 minutes
Time by direct flights to Okayama Airport
From Tokyo1 hour 10 minutes
From Sapporo1 hour 50 minutes
From Naha2 hour
Time required to Okayama Station in Shinkansen
From Tokyo Station3 hour 15 minutes
From Shin-Osaka Station45 minutes
From Hakata Station1 hour 45 minutes

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Access from Narita Airport:
By Domestic Flight:
There is no direct flight service from Narita to Okayama. If you would like to take a domestic flight from Tokyo, you need to go to Haneda (Tokyo) Airport, which is an approximately 75-minute bus ride from Narita Airport. The flight from Haneda to Okayama takes about 70 minutes.
(Please check with your preferred airline company for the air fare from Tokyo to Okayama.)

By Shinkansen (Bullet train):
You can take the Narita Express from Narita airport to Tokyo station, which takes about 1 hour. You can also take the limousine bus service, which can take up to 2 hours depending on the traffic. There are frequent Shinkansen services to Okayama from Tokyo station, and it takes about 3 hours and 15 minutes by the super express “Nozomi”.

Access from Kansai Airport:
By Limousine Bus:
There is a direct limousine bus service to Okayama station, which takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes.

By Shinkansen (Bullet train):
Please take a train or a bus from Kansai airport to Shin-Osaka station. There are frequent Shinkansen services to Okayama station, which takes about 45 minutes by the super express “Nozomi”, “Sakura”, and “Muzuho”.

Access from Okayama Airport:
Limousine Bus:
Limousine bus services are available from the airport to Okayama station. Please check the link below for the time table of the limousine bus services:


Access from Okayama Station:
We recommend that you take a taxi from the station. There are several taxis waiting at both the east and west exits.

There are frequent bus services from Okayama station to both the Shikata and Tsushima campus.

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