Location & Access
Bankoku Shinryokan is located on Busena Point, one of the most scenic spots in Okinawa, close to Nago city. “Bankoku shinryo” means “bridge between nations,” which is named after a phrase carved on the large bell at Shuri Castle, the palace of the old kingdom. Since its opening in 2000, the Bankoku Shinryokan has been hosting various important events, including the G8 Summit in 2000. It takes about 2 hours from Naha international airport by airport bus.
Many Asian airlines provide regular service to Naha, which is Okinawa’s main airport, from main cities in China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore.
There is also regular airline service between Naha and other cities in Japan.
Several airlines operate numerous flights per day from major cities including Tokyo (Haneda and Narita airports), Osaka (Kansai and Itami airports) and Nagoya.
For more detailed information on the flights to Naha, please see the Naha Airport website.
To Venue Limousine bus services run from Naha Airport to about five minutes from the venue. The stop closest to Bankoku Shinryokan is the Busena Terrace Beach Resort, approximately two hours from the airport. Timetables (see route CD, D and DE) and route maps are available on the Okinawa bus website. For more detailed information, please see http://okinawabus.com/en/
To Nago City While there are a limited number of hotels around the venue, you can find various types of accommodations in Nago city. It takes about 15 minutes from Nago city to the venue by bus. During the conference, a shuttle bus is planned to connect the hotels in Nago with the venue. Local bus service is also available.