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Area Map

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Main Campus

1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami, Okinawa 904-0495 Japan


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Seaside House

7542 Onna, Onna-Son, Kunigami, Okinawa 904-0411 Japan


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Directions

  • From southern and central parts of the main island and from Onna Village hotels
 

By car from the southern and central parts of the main island

By the Okinawa Expressway toll road (about a 60 minute drive from Naha Airport)

  1. Exit the toll road at the Yaka Exit.
  2. Turn left at the 'T' in the road after passing the toll booth.
  3. Go through the tunnel.
  4. Turn left at the "Onna Higashi" intersection.
  5. At the 'T' intersection "Onna Minami", turn left onto Highway 58, toward Naha.
    1. Seaside House is a white building and will be 600m ahead, on the right-hand side.
    2. To get to the main campus, turn left at the first traffic light. There is a small, white, Japanese sign above the road at the intersection which contains the letters "OIST". Going up the hill, you will see the letters "OIST" on the hill. Take a left to follow the road up the hill to the campus.

By non-toll roads

  1. Travel north on Highway 58
  2. At the intersection "Nakadomari", there are two roads intersecting Highway 58. Take the "South Onna Bypass" by turning onto the road branching at a 45-degree angle northward from Highway 58. There is a large billboard describing the bypass.
    1. The bypass ends at a 'T' intersection, and on the right, you can see the letters "OIST" on the wall at the base of a hill.
    2. Turn right to go up the hill to the main campus.
    3. To get to Seaside House, turn left at this 'T' intersection, go down the hill to the traffic light, turn right onto Highway 58, and Seaside House will be a large white building on your left about 800m down this road.

By bus from the southern and central parts of the main island

Limousine Bus (about 90 minutes from Naha Airport)

  • Route of the limousine bus "Cattleya"
    1. Naha Airport
    2. Naha Bus Terminal (Asahi-bashi station on the Yui-Rail Monorail)
    3. Ishikawa MaxValu supermarket
    4. Onna no Eki
    5. Onna Village Hotels (southern)
    6. OIST Campus
    7. OIST Seaside House
    8. Onna Village Hotels (northern)
  • Route of the limousine bus "Basho-Go"
    1. Naha Airport
    2. Naha Bus Terminal (Asahi-bashi station on the Yui-Rail Monorail)
    3. Onna Village Hotels (southern)
    4. Bus stop "Daigakuin Mae" on Highway 58 at the foot of the hill from the OIST Campus (15-minute walk to the main campus)
    5. OIST Seaside House
    6. Onna Village Hotels (northern)
  • Information on how to buy limousine bus tickets and schedules, fare tables

Regular Bus

  • Bus #120 "Nago Nishi Kuukou Sen" and #20 "Nago Nishi Sen"
    • To get to the OIST campus, get off at the bus stop "Daigakuin Mae" and walk 15 minutes up the hill to the campus
    • To get to Seaside House, get off at the bus stop "Seaside House Mae".
  • Bus Location System (Ryukyu Bus): http://www.ryukyubuskotsu.jp/map/

By car from the northern parts of the main island

By the Okinawa Expressway toll road

  1. Exit from the Okinawa Expressway at Ishikawa
  2. After the toll booth, take a right onto Highway 73 toward "Hedomisaki/ Nago"
  3. At the "Nakadomari" intersection with Highway 58, take a hard right onto the "South Onna/ Onna Minami Bypass"
    1. The bypass ends at a 'T' intersection, and on the right, you can see the letters "OIST" on the wall at the base of a hill.
    2. Turn right to go up the hill to the main campus.
    3. To get to Seaside House, turn left at this 'T' intersection, go down the hill to the traffic light, turn right onto Highway 58, and Seaside House will be a large white building on your left about 800m down this road.

By non-toll roads

  1. Travel south on Highway 58
  2. Pass the "Onna Minami/South Onna" traffic light
    1. Seaside House is a white building and will be 600m ahead, on the right-hand side.
    2. To get to the main campus, turn left at the first traffic light. There is a small, white, Japanese sign above the road at the intersection which contains the letters "OIST". Going up the hill, you will see the letters "OIST" on the hill. Take a left to follow the road up the hill to the campus.

By bus from the northern parts of the main island

  • Bus #120 "Nago Nishi Kuukou Sen" and #20 "Nago Nishi Sen"
    • To get to the OIST campus, get off at the bus stop "Daigakuin Mae" and walk 15 minutes up the hill to the campus
    • To get to Seaside House, get off at the bus stop "Seaside House Mae".
  • Bus Location System (Ryukyu Bus): http://www.ryukyubuskotsu.jp/map/

By taxi

From Naha Airport, taxi fare can cost from 8,000 to 12,000 JPY. From northern areas like Nago and Motobu, it depends on the distance.

In order to make sure you get to OIST readily and efficiently, print out the Japanese Campus Area Map and hand it to the taxi driver.