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International Access

Fly to Kansai International Airport(KIX)
Kobe is closer to Kansai International Airport than any other city in the Kansai area.
Kanasi International Airport is Japan’s first 24 hour airport and the 2nd largest in Japan after Narita Airport (Tokyo), connecting to 68 cities with 1,115 flights per week. All directional signage is posted in four languages - Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and English.
International delegates can easily find their way around.

High-speed access by Shinkansen bullet trains from all over Japan
Shinkansen bullet trains stop at Shin-Kobe station every 15 min and provides easy access for conference delegates from all over Japan. It is takes just 12 min to reach the Kobe Int'l Conference Center by metro and Port Liner (or taxi).

Port Island automated transit rail system 'Port Liner'
Kobe airport and downtown are directly connected with Kobe Int'l Conference Center by the 'Port Liner' train system. It provides Japan's fastest and easiest transfer from train station or airport. You can get to the Kobe Int'l Conference Center from the downtown in 10 min and from Kobe airport in 8 min.
Please note that Kobe Port Liner gets crowded every morning from 8AM to 9AM due to a Commuter rush.

Kobe International Conference Center, Kobe International Exhibition Hall and Kobe Portopia Hotel are connected with the Port Liner rail station (Shimin Hiroba Station) by a sheltered pathway bridge.