How to reach KEK

From Tokyo

There are several ways to come to KEK from Tokyo.

Take JR Yamanote line to Akihabara terminal and find out a sign "TX" for Tsukuba Express, located deep underground at the east side of the Akihabara station. It takes about 5 miniutes from JR to TX on foot.

From TX Akihabara station, buy a ticket to Tsukuba station. It will take 45 minutes by Rapid, 52 minutes by Semi-Rapid, and 57 minutes by Local train. Take the exit A4 to Tsukuba Center Bus Terminal, and see the section above.

There is a highway bus service from Tokyo JR Train station to Tsukuba Center. The bus stop is located at the south end of Yaesu-side exit from the train station (* JR : Japan Railway). Tickets are available at the vending machine at the Tokyo station, inside the building. It takes about 60 minutes to Tsukuba Center. From there to KEK, see the section above.

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last update April 27, 2010, at 05:35 PM
by emiko nakamura