SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 will be held from 2 to 5 November 2015 at the Kobe Convention Center, Kobe, Japan.

 

SIGGRAPH Asia 2015
The 8th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics
and Interactive Techniques in Asia

Conference
Dates: 2 – 5 November 2015
Venue: Kobe Convention Center 
6-9-1 Minatojima-nakamachi, chuo-ku,
Kobe 650-0046, Japan

Trade Exhibition
Dates: 3 – 5 November 2015
Venue: Kobe International Exhibition Hall (Located within Kobe Convention Center)
6-11-1 Minatojima-nakamachi, chuo-ku,
Kobe 650-0046, Japan

 

Access to Kobe

Kobe is in close proximity to Kansai International Airport, and is an eminently suitable city for hosting incentive tours. The opening of Kobe Airport further improved accessibility via air, sea and land, enabling smooth transport links both domestically and internationally. Moreover, the transportation network extends throughout the city; JR, six private railways (Hankyu Railway, Hanshin Electric Railway, Kobe Kosoku Line, Sanyo Electric Railway, Kobe Electric Railway and Hokushin Kyuko Railway), Municipal Subway, Kobe New Transit (Port Liner, Rokko Liner), and buses. Kobe is located centrally in Japan, offering safe and efficient transport for tour participants.

 

Travel Overview from the various Airports and Train Stations in Japan to Kobe Convention Center


 

Flights Arriving at Kansai International Airport (KIX)

(Note: KIX Airport is the closest international gateway to Kobe City)

 

 

 

  1. KIX Airport Limousine Bus to Sannomiya Station (Port Liner)

    Note: To board the limousine bus at bus stop no. 6 at the International Arrivals, 1st floor of KIX Airport
    Estimated Travel Time: 65 minutes
    Estimated Travel Cost: 1,900¥
  2. Sannomiya Station (Port Liner) to Shimin Hiroba Station (Port Liner)

    Note: Shimin Hiroba Station is the nearest station to Kobe Convention Center.
    Click here to view the Port Liner Railway map and details.
    Estimated Travel Time: 10 minutes
    Estimated Travel Cost: 240¥
  1. KIX Airport Bay Shuttle Ferry to Kobe Airport Station (Port Liner)

    Note: 2 ways to reach the Bay Shuttle Ferry Dock
    1. 2 minutes travel time by free shuttle bus at bus stop no. 12 at the International Arrivals, 1st floor of KIX Airport; or
    2. 5 to 6 minutes by foot from the terminal.
    Click here for ticket counter & free shuttle bus information.
    Click here for an interactive guide to get onto the Bay Shuttle!
    Estimated Travel Time: 30 minutes
    Estimated Travel Cost: 1,000¥ for visitors to Japan. Regular Cost is 1,850¥.
    Click here for more information on the promotional discount and shuttle timings.
  2. Kobe Airport Station (Port Liner) to Shimin Hiroba Station (Port Liner)

    Note: Shimin Hiroba Station is the nearest station to Kobe Convention Center.
    Click here to view the Port Liner Railway map and details.
    Estimated Travel Time: 8 minutes
    Estimated Travel Cost: 240¥

Traveling from other parts of Japan

From Saporro
Flight
1 hour 50 minutes from Shin-Chitose Airport to Kobe Airport
From Tokyo
Flight
1 hour 10 minutes from Haneda Airport to Kobe Airport

Train
2 hours 47 minutes to Shin-kobe Station by Shinkansen “Nozomi”
From Kyoto
Train
50 minutes to Sannomiya Station by Tokaido/ Sanyo Main Line Special Rapid Service
From Osaka
Train
20 minutes to Sannomiya Station by Tokaido/ Sanyo Main Line Special Rapid Service
From Hakata
Train
2 hours 15 minutes to Shin-kobe Station by Shinkansen “Nozomi”
From Okinawa
Flight
1 hour 50 minutes from Naha Airport to Kobe Airport

 

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