|Tokyo (Haneda Airport) to Kumamoto (Kumamoto Airport)
About 90 minutes by air
Osaka (Itami Airport or Kansai International Airport) to Kumamoto
About 65 minutes by air
Fukuoka City to Kumamoto
About 90 minutes by JR limited express
About 120 minutes by highway bus
From JR Kumamoto
Station to Kotsu Center
Take a bus to "the Kotsu Center", or take the streetcar to "Karashima-cho",
and there is about a ten-minute walk to the Kotsu Center.
From the Kotsu Center to the Prefectural
University of Kumamoto
Take the Municipal Bus
for Nagamine Danchi (marked "Nisseki Nagamine" or "Nisseki Tsukide";
departs Gate 27), and travel for about 40 minutes. Get off at "Kenritsudai
Dori" (West Gate) or "Kenritsudaigaku Mae" (Main Gate).
Or, take the Municipal Bus for "Nagamine Shogakkomae" (departs
gates 12 or 27), and travel for about 35 minutes. Get off at "Nisseki Byoinmae,"
and there is about a one-minute walk to the university.
JR Kumamoto Station - Kotsu Center: about 10 minutes.
Kotsu Center - University: about 40 minutes.
Pref. Govt. Offices - University: about 20 minutes.
Kumamoto Airport - University: about 60 minutes. (with transfer)
by car or taxi
about 40 minutes from JR Kumamoto Station.
about 15 minutes from Suizenji Station.
about 20 minutes from Kumamoto Airport.
about 15 minutes from Kumamoto I.C