• Access
  • By Air
  • Nagoya (Centrair)

How to get to YAMASA

a) From Chubu Centrair International Airport, Nagoya

Note: Okazaki Station and Higashi Okazaki Station explained
1) Higashi Okazaki Station/東岡崎駅 is used by Meitetsu group. (60 minutes walk from Yamasa.)
2) Okazaki Station/岡崎駅 is used by Japan Railways and Aichi Loop Line. (10 minutes walk from Yamasa.)
For our students the important one is the 2) Okazaki Station/岡崎駅. Be careful and do not mix these two.

The closest international airport to Yamasa is Chubu Centrair International Airport
There are a number of ways to get to Yamasa from here.

    Chubu Centrair International Airport Arrival Lobby

1) Airport Bus (80 minutes; 1,750 yen)

One option from Nagoya Chubu Centrair International Airport is to take the Airport Bus that is bound for Okazaki Train Station. As this is the final stop, please stay on the bus until it reaches it’s final stop - the second to last stop is Higashi Okazaki Station, which can cause some confusion. If you prefer, a Yamasa staff member will be there to meet you upon your arrival (free pickup service) or you can walk to Yamasa by yourself, as the school is only 10 minutes away.

Chubu Centrair International Airport -> Airport Bus -> Okazaki
Okazaki -> walk or free pickup service -> Yamasa

The bus ticket cost is \1,750 yen and it takes about 80 minutes to arrive at Okazaki.
(Your arrival time may vary depending on road and traffic conditions.)

Please provide us with your arrival information via our Arrival Registration form soon after your application was accepted. In the case this information is changed, please use the same form again and send us your arrival information update immediately.

Map

Way to the Airport Bus Station

Chubu Centrair International Airport Bus Station

2) Train (1 hour; 1,790 yen)

If you take train from the Chubu Centrair International Airport, please use a limited express (Meitetsu Tokoname Line) bound for Meitetsu Nagoya Station. Get off at Kanayama Station and change trains here to the JR Tokaido Line. Get on a rapid express train bound for Okazaki or Toyohashi. After arriving to the Okazaki Station, you can walk to Yamasa (about 10 minutes) or you can use our free pickup service. In this case the Yamasa staff member will meet you at the wicket.

Chubu Centrair International Airport -> Meitetsu Tokoname line (limited express) -> Kanayama
Kanayama -> JR line (rapid express) -> Okazaki
Okazaki -> walk or free pickup service -> Yamasa

The train tickets cost 1,170 yen for the Meitetsu line and 620 yen for the JR line. It takes about 1 hour from the airport to Okazaki.
(Your arrival time may vary depending the rain type and timetable.)

Meitetsu web page
Japan Railways Central web page

Please provide us with your arrival information via our Arrival Registration form soon after your application was accepted. In the case this information is changed, please use the same form again and send us your arrival information update immediately.

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Chubu Centrair International Airport Meitetsu Train Station

3) Yamasa Airport Pickup Service (1 hour; 12,000 yen)

This is the safest, most convenient but also the most expensive option. Our staff member will meet you at the custom wicket of the Chubu Centrair International Airport. The payment of \12,000 yen fee is required.

Please provide us with your arrival information via our Arrival Registration form soon after your application was accepted. In the case this information is changed, please use the same form again and send us your arrival information update immediately.

b) From JR Okazaki station

    About 10 minutes walk

    Map

    JR Okazaki Station

JR Okazaki Station Free Pickup Service

If requested, after your arrival to the JR Okazaki Station by 1) Airport Bus, our staff will pick you up at the bus stop. If you arrive by 2) Train, our staff will meet you at the wicket. This service is free of charge.

Please provide us with your arrival information via our Arrival Registration form soon after your application was accepted. In the case this information is changed, please use the same form again and send us your arrival information update immediately.

Yamasa Arrival Online Registration

Please complete Arrival Registration form as soon as you know your arrival date.
In the case this information is changed, please use the same form again and send us your arrival information update immediately.

Please note that without this registration form completed, it could be impossible for our Yamasa staff to pick you up even if you requested later, e.g. by phone call on arrival.

Emergency Contact Information

YAMASA Office:0564-55-8111 Business hours: 09:00-18:00 (Japan standard time)
YAMASA Mobile:080-4545-1583