Venue

International Science Innovation Building, Kyoto University

International Science Innovation Building

BigComp 2019 will be held in Kyoto, Japan. The main conference will be in the International Science Innovation Building at Kyoto University. The International Science Innovation Building was established at Kyoto University as a hub for the generation of new knowledge, and as a way for the university to provide value to the global community. The building pulls together the strengths of Kyoto University and other education and research institutions from within Japan and around the world, government agencies and other public bodies, and private-sector companies and organizations.

International Science Innovation building is at the Kyoto University Yoshida Main campus.

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How to get to JR Kyoto Station?

This section explains how to get to Kyoto station, which is the nearest main station to the conference venue, International Science Innovation Building, Kyoto University. The closest airport to Kyoto city is Kansai Airport (KIX). Below, we describe the way from KIX to the Kyoto station.

There are two convenient ways to get to Kyoto from Kansai Airport: JR Airport Express HARUKA and limousine bus. Although both are good ways, HARUKA is a little faster (75 min vs. 85 min) but a little more expensive (2,850 JPY vs. 2,550 JPY) than the limousine bus.

A. Airport Express HARUKA from Kansai Airport to Kyoto station

JR Airport Express HARUKA departs from JR Kansai Airport station, which is located next to the airport terminal. The brief information about HARUKA Express is below:

Fare to Kyoto station2,850 JPY (for non-reserved seat), 3,370 JPY (for reserved seat)
TimeApprox. 75 min.
Timetablehttps://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/timetable/
Accesshttps://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/access/train
More Info.http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/access/train/

B. Limousine bus

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

Fare to Kyoto station2,550 JPY
TimeApprox. 85 min.
Timetablehttp://www.kate.co.jp/en/timetable/index
Accesshttps://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/access/bus/
More Info.http://www.kate.co.jp/en/

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About Kyoto

BigComp 2019 will take place in Kyoto, Japan. Kyoto is an ancient capital of Japan and served as the emperor’s residence from 794 until 1868. Recently, Kyoto is one of the most popular cities in Japan especially for sight-seeing, and holds a UNESCO world heritage site “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto,” which consists of famous temples, shrines, and castles. Spring and autumn are the most beautiful seasons in Kyoto, where visitors can enjoy cherry blossoms and autumn leaves at historical places. For more information, please visit the following pages.