If you're looking for flights or Shinkansen (bullet trains) getting to Niigata, please see the hotel and flight / bullet train package deals on our accommodation page.
We appreciate that time constraints and distance mean that people have to fly to the conference, however as flying has a high environmental impact, the organizing committee ask you to consider donating to ANA's Carbon Offset program or a similar project.
From Niigata Airport directly to the venue, the fastest way is by taxi or car, which takes about 10 minutes.
From the Niigata Station area, the best route is by train. Use the JR Hakushin Line and get off at Ogata Station (two stops from Niigata station). Note that the Hakushin Line trains only run 2 or 3 times per hour so please check the time table and plan your trip accordingly.
Walking from Ogawa Station
When you arrive at Ogata Station, leave via the north exit.
As you leave the station, continue straight ahead, between rice fields on either side of the road. You should be able to see a highway overpass in the distance and the dome of the university library just beyond that.
Continue walking between the rice fields.
When you reach the highway overpass, turn right and walk to the crosswalk.
Cross the street and go under the highway.
Turn right between the gas station and the Family Mart. Then continue straight until get to the campus main entrance.
Welcome to the University of Niigata prefecture. Registration and check in are in the main hall, under the library dome.
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