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Directions to Sendai

Main Campus of Tohoku University is located in Sendai. Sendai is the largest city and the center of Tohoku district. It is about 350 kilometers north of Tokyo, a less than two-hour bullet train ride from the metropolis.


North- East of Japan

Size of the City (as of 1st May 2015)

Area: 785.30 km2
Population: 1,074,495
Population Density: 1,368.3 inhab./km2


Sendai Airport is located in Iwanuma, about 15 km south of Sendai. You can take the railway (Sendai Airport Line) to JR Sendai Station from the airport. The railway fare is 650 yen (as of 2014). There are domestic flights from main cities in Japan (Sapporo, Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka, Okinawa and others). International air services are available from Seoul (Korea), Guam, and various location in China (Shanghai, Dalian, Beijing and Changchun).

Narita Airport:

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Railways (from Tokyo)

Tohoku University is located in Sendai, about 350 km to the northeast of Tokyo, to Sendai from Narita International Airport by railway, take the Narita Express (JR) from Narita International Airport to Tokyo Station and transfer to the Tohoku Shinkansen (Super Express) for Sendai. It is also possible to take the Keisei Sky Liner from Narita International Airport to Ueno Station, near Tokyo Station.

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