From the airport

The fastest way to Yokohama from Narita Airport is on the Narita Express (NEX).

Instructions put together by JAMSTEC.

Other instructions and timetables.

Tickets cost between 4,000 and 5,000 yen and can be purchased at Narita Airport just outside baggage claim.

Getting Around Yokohama

Yokohama Institute for Earth Science (YES) can be reached via three train stations. The walk to YES is:

  • 13 minutes from Shin-sugita Station on JR Keihin-tohoku Line (also called JR Negishi Line)
  • 15 minutes from Sugita Station on Keikyu Line
  • 15 minutes from Nambu-shijo Station on Sea-side Line.
YES can also be reached by Keihin Kyuko bus. The walk to YES is 5 minutes from Sugita bus stop.

For direction from each station, visit the YES information page.

Visa information

According to your citizenship, a visa may be required to enter Japan. Please consult the following website to learn how to obtain a visa.

You can also contact the Japanese Consulate in your country.

Please contact Megan Scanderbeg ( if you need an official invitation letter to the meeting in order to obtain a visa to Japan.