Travel & Visas

How to get to Osaka

How to get to Osaka

Kansai International airport (KIX) - 60min drive to the conference venue. For more details see the Kansai airport site.

Osaka International airport (ITAMI) - 35min drive to the conference venue. For more details see the Itami airport site.

Japan’s fastest trains, Shinkansen bullet trains, link major cities in Japan. The Shinkansen’s gateway to Osaka is JR Shin-Osaka Station, which is connected to Osaka Station by JR and subway lines with services provided every 5 to 10 minutes.
You can find detailed information here.

How to get to the New Otani Osaka

For more details how to get to the conference venue, check here.
Please don´t book your accommodation directly with the hotel. Use our booking website.

Japan visitor visa options

Japan visitor visa options

Please check with your local embassy if you will need a visa to enter Japan. Basic information about the visa regime inclluding a list of countries to help you get started can be found here.

If you need to apply for a visa, please, do so ASAP so you have enough time for all the necessary procedures.

We can support you with a formal invitation letter and a hotel booking confirmation. If you need these documents, please submit an email to info@avar2019.org with:

  • your full name as it appears on your passport
  • passport number
  • passport issue & expiration dates
  • dates for which you need the visa
  • including any dates you will be staying apart from the conference dates