How to Get to OIST from Northern Okinawa

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By bus from the northern parts of the main island

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"
  4. The bypass ends at a T-junction, and on the right, you can see the letters "OIST" on the wall at the base of a hill.
  5. Turn right to go up the hill to the main campus.
  6. To get to Seaside House, turn left at this T-junction, 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
  3. To get to Seaside House, drive 600m ahead, and it will be on the right-hand side. The Seaside House is a white building right next to the sea.
  4. 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.