Information on Travel and Accommodation


Travel from the Kanasai International Airport to Osaka

@@ Osaka can be reached most easily from the Kansai International Airport.
@@@From the Kansai Airport to Osaka (or Umeda), you can reach by the airport shuttle or by the JR line or by the Nankai line.



Accommodation:We politely ask you to make all necessary arrangements for your hotel bookings.
@@Hotels in the Nakanoshima area are most convenient. Other hotels in the Umeda area (or JR Osaka station) are also OK, though you may have to walk
@ twenty minutes or take a bus. (*Osaka denotes the Umeda area (the area around the JR Osaka station, the Hankyu Umeda station and the Hankyu Umeda
@@station) as well as the city)



List of hotels in or near the nakanoshima area:

1.Righa Royal Hotel: three minutesfwalk to the venue
the nearest and the best hotel in the Nakanoshima area, yet inexpensive if you book earlier.
Address:5-3-68 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005 Japan
URL: http://www.rihga.com/osaka/index.html
Phone: +81 (0)6-6448-1121 | Fax: +81 (0)6-6448-4414

2.Hotel NCB: inexpensive, but three blocks away from the conference venue (ten to fifteen minutes)
Address: 6-2-27 Nakanoshima Kita-ku, Osaka, Osaka
TELF+81 (0)6-6443-2255@FAXF+81 (0)6-6443-2259
URL:@ http://www.hotel-ncb.co.jp/ (only in Japanese. So check other websites by searching ghotel ncb Osakah.)

3.Righa Royal Nakanoshima Inn: about ten minutesfwalk to the venue
Address: 1-13-10 Edobori, Nishi-ku, Osaka, 550-0002, Japan.
Phone: +81 (0)6-6447-1122 Fax: +81 (0)6-6447-1119
URL: http://www.rihga.com/osakainn/index.html

4.APA Hotel, Osaka Higobashi-Ekimae: about ten minutesfwalk to the venue
1-2-1 Tosabori, Nishi-ku, Osaka, 550-0001, Japan.
Phone : +81 (0)6|6449|9111 Fax : +81 (0)6|6449|9112
URL: http://www.apahotel.com/~language/en/hotel/osakahigobashi-ekimae/index.html

5.Super Hotel Umeda / Higobashi: about ten minutes' walk to the venue
1-20-1 Edobori Nishi-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka
Phone: +81 (0)6-6448-9000 Fax: +81 (0)6-6448-2400
URL: http://www.superhoteljapan.com/en/s-hotels/umeda.html

6. Chisan Inn Umeda: about ten minutes' walk to the venue
1-3-25 Edobori, Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 550-0002, Japan.
Phone: +81 (0)6-6447-0047 Fax: +81 (0)6-6447-0895
URL: http://www.solarehotels.com/english/chisun/inn-umeda/guestroom/detail.html

7. Hotel Hanshin: about ten minutesf walk to the venue
Address: 5-6-16 Fukushima, Fukushima-ku, Osaka 553-0003, Japan
Phone: +81 (0)6 6344 1661 FAX +81 (0)6 6344 9860
URL: http://www.hankyu-hotel.com/cgi-bin2/cms2/index_en.cgi?hid=46hanshin