Access to Sendai

Sendai is located on the East coast of Japan about 360 km to the North of Tokyo. It takes 96 minutes to get from Tokyo to Sendai on the fastest "Bullet train" or "Shinkansen". It is also possible to fly from Tokyo Narita Airport to Sendai International Airport. If taking the train from Tokyo Narita Airport there are two rapid train services to arrive at either Ueno Station or Tokyo Station, from where you can accesss the Shinkansen rail track.
It is also possible to drive from Tokyo using the Tohoku Expressway. It takes around 3-4 hours .......... But be aware that the speed limit in Japan is 80 km/h on the expressway despite what you may observe in practice. In general driving is quite easy in Japan and road signs are bi-lingual.


The Chemistry department is situated in Kita Aobayama campus of Tohoku University, which is on Aobayama in Sendai. Our research group is located on the 3rd Floor of the physics C building shown on the map above. The Secretary's office is room 303 and the room numbers occupied by us are 301 - 307 and 316 - 318. The 302 -306 numbered rooms are our offices. The 301, 307, 316, 317 and 318 numbered rooms are workshops and labs. Please notice and obey warning signs posted on the Lab doorways.