A Brief Profile of Shizuoka
Shizuoka Prefecture is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty, including mountains, rivers, hot springs, and lakes. Although there are four distinct seasons, overall the weather is temperate, expect in the northern mountains area.
Located on routes connecting the eastern and western parts of Japan (including the Tokaido Shinkansen and the Tomei Expressway), Shizuoka plays an important role in Japan’s nationwide transport network.
About Mt.Fuji Shizuoka Airport
Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport is located about 40 minutes by car from Shizuoka City.
Mt.Fuji Shizuoka Airport(Jump to Mt.Fuji Shizuoka Airport official web site.)
|other airports||to Shizuoka, by train (fastest route)|
|Narita International Airport||via Shinagawa(Tokyo)|
2 h 30 min
|Tokyo International Airport|
1 h 50 min
|Chubu Centrair International Airport||via Nagoya|
Access to Shizuoka Station from Major Cities
|From Tokyo Station||JR Tokaido Shinkansen||Hikari: 1 h|
Kodama: 1 h 30 min
|From Nagoya Station||JR Tokaido Shinkansen||Hikari: 1 h|
Kodama: 1 h 20 min
|From Shin-Osaka Station||JR Tokaido Shinkansen||Hikari: 2 h|
Kodama: 2 h 30 min
Access from Shizuoka Station to JR Kusanagi Station
Local train on the JR Tokaido Line from Shizuoka Station to Kusanagi Station: Approx. 7 minutes
Access from JR Kusanagi Station to the University : Yada Campus
|On foot||Approximately 15 minutes from JR Kusanagi Station or Shizuoka Railway Kenritsu Bijutsukan Mae (Prefectural Museum) or Kusanagi Stations.|
|By bus||From in front of JR Kusanagi Station, take a Shizutestu Just Line bus bound for Kusanagi Danchi (Miho Kusanagi Line) and get off at the Kenritsu Daigaku Iriguchi (University of Shizuoka Entrance) stop. From there it is approximately a five minutes’ walk.|
On weekday mornings only, you can get off at the Kenritsu Daigaku Mae (University of Shizuoka) stop, which is immediately in front of the university.