■Access to New Chitose (or Shin Chitose) Airport (CTS)
The main international airports of Japan are Tokyo Narita (NRT), Tokyo Haneda (HND), and Osaka Kansai (KIX). Connecting domestic flights from these airports to New Chitose / Shin Chitose (CTS) are provided by JAL, ANA, and AirDo, along with no-frills airlines such as Peach Aviation, Vanilla Air, and Jetstar Japan. If you would like to come via one of the Asian capitals you can also fly directly into New Chitose from Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Kaohsiung and Bangkok.
■Access to Sapporo from Shin Chitose Airport
The JR rapid airport train “Kaisoku Airport” leaves the airport every 15 minutes, and takes 36-minutes to Sapporo Station (Note: do not get off the train at “Shin-Sapporo”, one stop before “Sapporo”). Airport limousine bus services are also available: for bus fares and timetables, go to http://www.new-chitose-airport.jp/en/access/bus/. An alternative is a door-to-door SKYBUS private transfers. Advanced booking is required for SKYBUS via http://skybus.co.jp/en/.
■Access to the symposium venue, Gateaux Kingdom Sapporo
A free shuttle bus service is provided between JR Sapporo Station (north exit) and Gateaux Kingdom Sapporo. The bus timetable and bus stop map is available at
■Courtesy bus service
LAPD17 provides courtesy bus service (reservation required) between New Chitose Airport and Gateau Kingdom Sapporo.
Sep.27 from New Chitose Airpot to Gateau Kindom Sapporo
1st bus departure time --- 17:30
2nd bus departure time --- 21:30
Oct.1 from Gateau Kindom Sapporo
to New Chitose Airport (estimated arrival time is 13:40)
to Sapporo Station (estimated arrival time is 12:50)
Further information such as meeting point will be proved nearer the date on LAPD17 website. Please advise on the registration form if you wish to use the courtesy bus service.