Transportation

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Transportation


▼University of Tsukuba Access map
https://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/about/campus-access/


【Tsukuba Express ( TX ) 】

  The Tsukuba Express (TX) connects Tsukuba City to Akihabara in Tokyo in just 45 minutes. The fare is 1,210 yen (1,205 yen if you use an IC card). There are four stations within Tsukuba City. Taking the train is more convenient if you have an IC card such as Suica or PASMO. IC cards can be purchased at ticket vending machines or sales counters in the station.

▼Tsukuba Express (TX)
http://www.mir.co.jp/en/


【Express buses】

  Express bus services operate between the University of Tsukuba and Tokyo Station. The trip takes about 90minutes to Tokyo Station and the fare is 1,200 yen (1,150 yen if you use an IC card). Almost all of the buses travel as far the University of Tsukuba campus. Tokyo-bound buses start from the Administration Center (Tsukuba Daigaku Honbuto Mae bus stop), and travel via the University Hall, University of Tsukuba Hospital, and Tsukuba Center Bus Terminal.
  Express buses for Mito, Haneda Airport, Narita Airport, Tokyo Disney Resort® and overnight express buses for Kyoto and Osaka also depart from Tsukuba Center.

▼Express bus service information (Kanto Railway Website):Kanto Railway Tsukuba Central Sales Office:TEL 029-836-1145
http://kantetsu.co.jp/bus/highwaybus.html


【Tsukuba City buses】

  Buses servicing Tsukuba City include Kantetsu-Bus fixed-route services operated by Kanto Railway Co., Ltd. and Tsuku-Bus operated by Tsukuba City. Tsuku-Bus has a three-tiered fare system: 200 yen, 300 yen, and 400yen. As you board the bus from the middle back door, you take a numbered ticket from the machine. You
press the button to get off the bus when your hear the announcement that your destination is the next stop. You disembark from the forward front door of the bus after paying your fare. Please check the route map, timetable, and fares on the bus company's website.

▼Information about Tsukuba Center bus stops
https://kantetsu.co.jp/bus/busstop_tsukuba_center.html

▼Information about Tsukuba Center bus timetable
http://kantetsu.co.jp/bus/timetable_tsukuba.html

▼Community bus “Tsuku-Bus” information 
http://www.city.tsukuba.lg.jp/kurashi/kotsu/bus/1001471.html



【Tsuku-taku】

  This is a share taxi operated by Tsukuba City. You can use this service from a location near your home to a specified destination by reserving a taxi in advance for
your desired time and date.

• You pay the fare after purchasing taxi tickets in advance at either a store that sells the tickets or inside the Tsuku-taku. You cannot pay for your fare in cash.
• The service can be used only within the same area or in the center of the city and operates from 9:00 to 16:00 daily.
• You can reserve a taxi from up to 7 days prior to the day you wish to use the service until just 30 minutes prior to the time you wish to use it.

▼Tsuku-taku Reservation Center :TEL 029-861-1266

▼Tsuku-taku
https://www.tsukuba-demandtaxi.com/


【University of Tsukuba On-Campus transportation system】
 
  This system allows the university’s students and staff to use fixed-route bus services operated by Kanto Railway between Tsukuba Center and the University of Tsukuba campus at a cost of only 9,500 yen per year ( One-way fare from Tsukuba Center to the Tsukuba Daigaku Chuo is generally 280 yen and the fare of the annual commuter pass is 96,770 yen. ) . You can get on and off at any bus stop within this section as often as you wish. To access this system, you will need a bus pass. Please follow procedures for purchasing a bus pass at one of the university’s six Maruzen bookstores on campus.

▼Inquiries: Division of General Affairs, Department of General Affairs:TEL 029-853-2025

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