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​How to reach Kanazawa

Kanazawa is located in the central part of Japan, the prefectural capital of Ishikawa Prefecture. Easy access from Tokyo (2.5 hours), from Osaka/Kyoto (2.5 hours) and from Nagoya (3 hours).

How to reach Kanazawa from Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya

Transportation Information

Train routes

Narita Airport→Tokyo→Kanazawa

 (Narita Express)             (Hokuriku Shinkansen)

  approx. 40 min              approx. 2hr 30min

Centrair Airport→Nagoya→Kanazawa

 (Meitetsu Express)         (Express "Shirasagi")

  approx. 30min                approx. 3hr


Kansai AirportOsaka→Kanazawa




Air​ routes
The closest airport to Kanazawa is Komatsu airport, takes about 40min by Airport Limousine Bus.
●Tokyo (Narita) → →  Komatsu Airport 

  approx. 1hr 15min

●Tokyo (Haneda)  → →  Komatsu Airport 

  approx. 1hr

Airport Limousine Bus

●Komatsu Airport → → Kanazawa

  approx. 40min 

  ¥1,130/one way

 (Express Haruka)      approx. 50min   

(Express "Thunderbird")

 approx.  2hr 30min


Local Bus (Kanazawa station---> Korinbo)

Bus Terminal 8, 9 and 10 at the East gate of JR Kanazawa station. 

The buses leave Kanazawa bus stop every several minutes. Take the bus from the rear door (remember to take a ticket from machine), and pay 200 yen with ticket when get off from the front door at the Korinbo bus stop. 

Taxis are always standing by at the East gate of JR Kanazawa Station.  It takes 10 minutes to MACHI and costs about 1300 yen.

Please park the following car parking.
①CPH Nagamachi Parking: 60 min 100 yen
​②First parking Nagamachi: 70 min 100 yen
Where is MACHI Japanese Academy? In the center of Kanazawa, Japan.

We are just next next to the Mister Donut in Korinbo area.



Stay Kanazawa,Study Japanese Language!
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