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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.

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Shizuoka Guide

SHIZUOKA GUIDE (Jump to Shizuoka Prefectural Tourism Association Website.)


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.

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About Mt.Fuji Shizuoka Airport

Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport opened on June 4, 2009. As Shizuoka’s international gateway, it provides domestic and international air connections, linking major cities both across Japan and Asia.

Mt.Fuji Shizuoka Airport (Jump to Mt.Fuji Shizuoka Airport official Website.)

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main airports for Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport

more airports for Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport.
Sapporo Okadama(Japan) 110 min, Wuhan(China) 315 min, Ningbo(China) 160 min, Hangzhou(China) 150 min


Access to Shizuoka Station from Major Airports

Narita International Airportvia Shinagawa Station (Tokyo)
150 min
Tokyo International Airport
(Haneda Airport)
via Shinagawa Station (Tokyo)
110 min
Chubu Centrair International Airportvia Nagoya Station
120 min

Access to Shizuoka Station from Major Cities

Tokyo (from Tokyo Station)JR Tokaido Shinkansen
Hikari: 60 min
Kodama: 90 min
Nagoya (from Nagoya Station)JR Tokaido Shinkansen
Hikari: 60 min
Kodama: 80 min
Osaka (from Shin-Osaka Station)JR Tokaido Shinkansen
Hikari: 120 min
Kodama: 150 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 : Kusanagi Campus


On footApproximately 15 minutes from JR Kusanagi Station or Shizuoka Railway Kenritsu Bijutsukan Mae (Prefectural Museum) or Kusanagi Stations.
By busFrom 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.

Access from Tomei Expressway IC(Interchange) exit by car

Shizuoka IC (Tomei)25 min
Shimizu IC (Tomei)20 min
Shin-Shizuoka IC (Shin-Tomei)20 min


52-1 Yada, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka 422-8526 Japan