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IC Card and Commuter Pass

Access from Airport to GRIPS IH, TIEC, and MISATO

Student Travel Discounts Certificate (Gakuwari)

Travel Route Finder

Airport Limousine

 

IC Card and Commuter Pass

PASMO SUICA

You can buy a student commuter pass for use on trains and buses for commuting to GRIPS at the student rate.

 

The pass can be bought for the shortest route between your nearest station and either Roppongi or Nogizaka station, where which are the stations closest nearest to GRIPS.

 

To purchase your commuter pass, take the following items to the ticket office at the train station:

  • Application Form (available at the commuter pass/ ticket office at the train station)

  • Student Commuter Pass Issuance Card

  • Student ID Card

  • Cash

  • SUICA or PASMO Card (Optional)

 

Access from Airport to GRIPS IH, TIEC, and MISATO

  • Due to the influence of COVID-19, public transport may be disrupted and you may not be able to use it the same as usual. The following description is for reference only.
  • The details will be announced as soon as decided.
  • You may be asked to quarantine for a certain period of time after you arrive in Japan.

 

 

GRIPS International House (GRIPS IH, Nakano, Tokyo)

Access from NARITA to GRIPS IH

A simple, inexpensive way of getting to International House is to take the Airport Limousine bus to the KEIO PLAZA Hotel Tokyo (Shinjuku) and then take a taxi to GRIPS IH from there showing the map  to a cab driver.  In order to arrive GRIPS IH by 5:30 pm, you need to take a bus departing Narita by 3:00 pm.  The bus fare is 3,100 yen; the taxi fare is approximately 1,500-2,000 yen.

 

成田からIH

Access  from HANED to GRIPS IH

Option 1

 

Airport Limousine to Nakano Sta.

The Airport Limousine bus service runs between Haneda Airport and Nakano station (North Exit) directly.  To arrive at GRIPS IH before 5:30 pm, you must take the Airport Limousine bus departing Haneda by 4:00 pm. Purchase a ticket (1,230 yen) at the Airport Limousine counter in the airport arrival lobby. The bus stops are located just outside the arrival lobbies.

 

Get off at Nakano Station North Exit (In front of Sun Plaza), which is located approximately 10-15 min walk away from GRIPS IH. Take a taxi to the IH showing the map to a cab driver or walk for 10-15 min. The taxi fares are about short-distance and the cheapest.

 

羽田からIH

 Option 2

 

Airport Limousine to Shinjuku Sta.

 The Airport Limousine bus service runs between Haneda Airport and Shinjuku Station as well.  Take the Airport Limousine bus to the KEIO PLAZA Hotel Tokyo (Shinjuku) and then take a taxi to GRIPS IH from there showing the map to a cab driver. In order to arrive GRIPS IH by 5:30 pm, you need to take a bus departing Haneda by 3:20 pm. The bus fare is 3,100 yen; the taxi fare is approximately 1,500-2,000 yen.

 

  The Tokyo International Exchange Center(TIEC, Odaiba, Tokyo)

*For maps and access information, please also check the TIEC website.

Access  from NARITA airport to TIEC

Option 1

 

Airport Limousine to Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

A relatively cheap way of getting to TIEC – and the one we recommend – is to take the Airport Limousine bus to the nearby Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba Hotel (Odaiba) and then take a taxi from there.

 

The Airport Limousine bus service runs between Narita Airport and Ariake, Odaiba, Takeshiba, Shiodome, Shiba area. To arrive at TIEC before 5:30 pm, you must take the Airport Limousine bus departing Narita by 4:00 pm. Purchase a ticket (2,800 yen) at the Airport Limousine counter in the airport arrival lobby. The bus stops are located just outside the arrival lobbies. You can ask questions to clerks at the Airport Limousine counter.

 

Get off at Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba Hotel, which is located approximately 850m from the TIEC Residence Halls. Take a taxi to the TIEC. The fares are about short-distance and the cheapest.

 

Airport limousine timetable (Narita Airport ⇒ Ariake・Odaiba・Takeshiba・Shiodome・Shiba area)

Option 2

 

Train from Narita airport to Tokyo International Cruise Terminal sta.

You can take one of the several trains going downtown from the airport. The easiest way is to take the JR Narita Express to Tokyo station (60 min; approx. 3,070 yen); transfer to the Yamanote line; then get off at Shimbashi station (2nd stop). At Shimbashi station, follow the signs for the Yurikamome line. Board any train there and get off at Tokyo International Cruise Terminal station (16 min; 390 yen). The TIEC buildings are a 3-minute walk from the station.

 

Click here for the Train timetables.

 

 

成田からTIEC

 

Access  from HANEDA airport to TIEC

Option 1

 

Airport Limousine to Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

 

The Airport Limousine bus service runs between Haneda Airport and Odaiba, Ariake Area.

To arrive at TIEC before 5:30 pm, you must take the Airport Limousine bus departing Hanedaby 4:00 pm . Purchase a ticket (630 yen) at the Airport Limousine counter in the airport arrival lobby. The bus stops are located just outside the arrival lobbies. You can ask questions to clerks at the Airport Limousine counter.

 

Get off at Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba Hotel, which is located approximately 850 m from the TIEC Residence Halls. Take a taxi to the TIEC showing the enclosed information card to a cab driver. The fares are about short-distance and the cheapest.

 

Please see the airport limousine timetable.

 Option 2

 

Train from Haneda airport to Tokyo International Cruise Terminal sta.

You can take one of the several trains going downtown from the airport. The easiest way is to take the Tokyo-Monorail from Haneda Airport Terminal 3 Station to Tennozu Isle station (15 min; 350 yen); transfer to the Rinkai line; then get off at Kokusai-Tenjijo station (2nd stop, 6 min; 280 yen). At Kokusai-Tenjijo, follow the signs for the Ariake station on the Yurikamome line. Board any train going towards Shimbashi and get off at Tokyo International Cruise Terminal station (8 min; 260 yen). The TIEC buildings are a 3-minute walk from the station.

 

Please check Train timetables.

 

羽田からTIEC

 

  Misato Housing Complex (Misato, Saitama Prefecture)

Access from NARITA airport to MISATO

 

You are required to follow the GRIPS staff’s instructions throughout the arrival process. You will take the Airport Limousine bus from Narita airport to Shin-Koshigaya station (Airport Limousine Bus).

 

GRIPS staff will meet you there and take a train to Shin-Misato station. A detail instruction will be given to you by the staff.

 

 

There is no resident manager living in Misato housing complex. GRIPS student office and a private management company will assist you to reside in Misato housing complex.

*If you encounter any problems upon arrival, please contact us at GRIPS. GRIPS contact numbers are also listed on the card attached to this Arrival Guide.  Please be sure to keep that card on hand.

 

Student Travel Discounts Certificate (Gakuwari)

Student travel discount certificate for JR and the Tobu Railway for traveling 100km or more one way will be issued upon request. The certificate is valid for three months following the issuance. You can get a 20% discount from the basic train fare. The student certificates for purchasing such discount tickets are limited to 20 per year and can be issued by a certificate vending machine using a student ID card.

 

The process is follows:

  1. Fill in the log sheet, which is placed in the Student Office.

  2. The certificate will be issued at once or placed to in your campus mailbox within 5 business days after your application is received.

 

 

 

7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8677

TEL : +81-(0)3-6439-6000     
FAX : +81-(0)3-6439-6010

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