Take a train (rapid service, 45 min. or semi-rapid service, 52min.) from Akihabara Station and get off at Tsukuba Station (next to the Tsukuba Center Bus Terminal).Take exit A3 for public transportation or take exit A3 for AIST shuttle bus.
*From Tsukuba Center Bus Terminal, you can take public bus, taxi, or AIST shuttle bus.
Take the train from Ueno (approximately 60 min.) and get off at Arakawaoki Station. Take the West exit.
Take a highway bus (co-operated by JR and Kanto Testudo) going to “Tsukuba Center” or “Tsukuba Daigaku (University)” from JR Highway Bus Terminal at Tokyo Station. It will take approximately 65 minutes (depending on traffic conditions) and it costs 1,180 yen for a one-way ticket. Get off at “Namiki 2-chome (namiki nì-chomé)” and walk 3 minutes to AIST Tsukuba Central.
■Haneda Airport – Tsukuba Center (bus terminal) : Costs 1,850 yen one way, takes approximately 120 minutes
■Narita Airport – Tsukuba Center (bus terminal) : Costs 2,600 yen one way, takes approximately 120 minutes
■Ibaraki Airport – Tsukuba Center (bus terminal) : Costs 1,030 yen one way, takes approximately 60 minutes
Take the Joban Expressway to “Sakura Tsuchiura” exit. Go left towards Tsukuba. At the second intersection (called “Sasagi”), turn right. At the third intersection (called “Namiki Nì-chomé”), turn left.