Travel information

(updated on July 29 2023)

Okinawa (OIST and Onna-Viladge)

OIST is located in the Onna-Viladge, Okinawa, Japan, which is a resort place in Japan. Average temperature of Okinawa in March is 16-21 Celsius (or 61 - 70 Fahrenheit), and there are many beaches around OIST.

How to access OIST main campus

Access to Main Campus
For detailed instructions, select how you will be accessing the campus:

1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa, 904-0495, Japan
(In Japanese: 〒904-0495 沖縄県国頭郡恩納村字谷茶 1919-1)

Mapcode navagation system
Enter code 206 159 202*17 as the destination into your car navigation system.
*MAP CODE is a registered trademark of Denso Corporation


Main reception

For entering into Japan

※If you are boarding an aircraft arriving in Japan after midnight Japan time on April 29 ,valid vaccination certificate or pre-departure test is NOT required.


Naha International Airport

How to transfer between Narita and Haneda

Airport Limousine is the easiest way to transfer between the two airports. Fare: 3,200 JPY/one-way (approx. 1 h 15-30 mins)

■From Narita to Haneda by Limousine bus [Timetable]

[Bus stop]

Narita Terminal 1: No 12

Narita Terminal 2: No15

■From Haneda to Narita by Limousine bus [Timetable]

[Bus stop]

Haneda Terminal 1: No 6

Haneda Terminal 2: No 7

Route Navigator for train and bus


List of hotels

Meals during MLSS2024


Other information

  • Currency Exchange: ATMs: ATMs for credit card cash withdrawal are available in Naha Airport, nearby post offices and convenience stores.  You will need a PIN code to use this service and some fees may apply. 
  • [IMPORTANT]Electricity: The AC outlet in Japan is 100 volt, and fits plugs with two parallel blades (Type A). Please check if the AC adapter of your laptop is compatible with Japanese style and bring a plug adapter or a voltage converter if necessary.