Suntory World Research Center

8-1-1 Seikadai, Seika, Soraku District, Kyoto 619-0284
0774 (66) 1110 (switchboard)

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Exterior of World Research Center
From Kyoto Station

At JR Kyoto station transfer to the Kintetsu Line and take a local train bound for Nara. Get off at Kintetsu Shinhosono Station. Exit the station and take either Bus #56, 58, or 59 bound for Gakken Nara-Tomigaoka. Take the bus to "National Diet Library" bus stop. The bus fare is 240yen. Pay as you exit. It is approximately a 10 minute bus ride to the "National Diet Library" bus stop. It is 2 minutes walk to the SWR from the bus stop.

From Osaka /
Kansai International Airport

Take the airport shuttle bus from the airport to Keihanna Plaza. There is one bus per hour. The bus ride takes 1 hour 40 minutes depending on traffic.

Transfer and take bus #56 or #59 bound for Hosono Station from Keihanna Plaza*. Take the bus to "National Diet Library" bus stop. It is approximately a 5 minute ride to the bus stop. From here it is a 2 minute walk on foot to SWR.
* If you’re feeling energetic and confident it is an easy 15 minute walk on foot from Keihanna Plazza to SWR.

The SWR is located in Kansai Science City.
For information on Kansai Science City, please see the website for Kansai Science City.