JMS Aster Plaza
- Address: JMS Aster Plaza 17-4 Kakomachi Nakaku, Hiroshima, 730-0812 Japan
- Tel: +81-82-244-8000
- Fax: +81-82-246-5808
- URL: http://h-culture.jp/ (Japanese)
Access to Hiroshima
Location of Hiroshima
Geographically, Hiroshima Prefecture lies in the southwest of Japan’s main island, Honshu, comprising of 14 cities and nine towns. It is situated in the center of the Chugoku-Shikoku Region bordered by the Chugoku Mountains to the north, and the Seto Inland Sea to the south.
There are two World Heritage sites. One is Itsukushima Shrine and the other is the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.https://dive-hiroshima.com/en/
How to get to Hiroshima?
Hiroshima city is linked the other main cities in Japan through two main transportation means: Hiroshima railroad station and Hiroshima airport.
The railroad station of Hiroshima in the center of the city, is less than two hours from Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe) and four hours from Tokyo by shinkansen (bullet train).
*The “JAPAN RAIL PASS” company provides very reasonable travel costs and convenient trips.
Hiroshima airport in the eastern part of the city, links the main international Japan’s airports (i.e., Narita and Haneda airports) in less than two hours flights. Then, scheduled, and regular limousine buses from Hiroshima airport are available which arrive at the center of Hiroshima city within 45 min. Whilst, shinkansen is a more convenient to Hiroshima upon arrival through Kansai international airport（Osaka）or Fukuoka international airport.Flight Schedules in Hiroshima airport
- Seoul (Asiana Airlines)
- Beijing /Dalian (Air China)
- Shanghai (China Eastern Airlines)
- Hongkong (HK Express)
- Taipei (China Airlines)
- Singapore (Silk Air)
- Bangkok (Nok Air)
Both Kansai International Airport（Osaka）and Fukuoka International Airport are also very convenient to come to Hiroshima taking JR trains from each airport.Shinkansen (Central Japan Railway Company)
Access to Venue
From Hiroshima Airport to Conference Venue
The Airport Limousine Bus takes you to either the Shinkansen Exit of Hiroshima Station, or the Hiroshima Bus Center(Bus Terminal). From the HBC, Aster Plaza is 15 min a walk, about 1000 m through Peace Memorial Park to Yoshijima dori. Approx. 5 min by a taxi.Hiroshima Airport – Hiroshima Station Shinkansen Exit, Time table
From Hiroshima Station / Hiroshima Bus Center to Conference Venue
About 15 minutes.
Take the Hiroshima Bus(No.24 from A-3) for Yoshijima Eigyosho and get off at Kako-machi next to Peace Memorial Park. It is a 1 minute walk from Kako-machi.
Take the streetcar(No.1) bound for Hiroshima Port (Via kamiya-cho) and get off at Shiyakusyo-mae. It is an 8 minutes walk from Shiyakusyo-mae. -or- Take the streetcar(No.6) bound for Eba and get off at Funairi-cho. It is a 5 minutes walk from Funairi-cho.Hiroshima Station – Shiyakusho-mae or Funairi-cho