Travel information


ICMPC17-APSCOM7 will be held at Ekoda campus, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan.

International Flight

Tokyo is located on Tokyo Bay in the Kanto region of Honshu, Japan’s largest island.
The closest airports are Haneda Airport (officially known as Tokyo International Airport) and Narita Airport (Japan’s largest international airport).

To get to the venue, the hub station is Ikebukuro (池袋 in Japanese characters).
Ikebukuro is well serviced by subway and local train lines. The following lines stop at Ikebukuro Station:
JR (Japan Railway): Yamanote (JY) / Shonan-Shinjuku (JS) / Saikyo lines (JA)
Subway: Tokyo Metro Marunouchi (M) / Yurakucho (Y) / Fukutoshin lines (F)
Private Railway: Tobu-Tojo Line (TJ) / Seibu-Ikebukuro Line (SI)

From Haneda Airport (to Ikebukuro or the other locations in Tokyo)
Please refer to the URL below (The font colors correspond to the colors in the access map above).

Airport Limousine bus / Shuttle bus service:

Tokyo Monorail (MO) :

Keikyu Line (KK) :

From Narita Airport (to Ikebukuro or the other locations in Tokyo)

LCB Network service:

Keisei Skyliner (KS) :

JR N’EX (Narita Express) :

To the Conference Venue

From Ikebukuro Station (JY13/SI01) to Ekoda Station (SI04)
Please take the Seibu Ikebukuro line from Ikebukuro station (SI01). The venue, Nihon University College of Art, Ekoda Campus is located 3 minutes on foot from Ekoda Station (SI04) at north exit No. 3 (approximately 7 minutes by local train).

[Seibu Ikebukuro Line]

From Ekoda and shin-egota stations to the conference venue (Ekoda campus, Nihon University)


ICMPC17-APSCOM7 does not offer hotel reservations. As there are numerous accommodations available in Tokyo, please check the booking sites to find the best one for you. Please select a website from among these sites and make a hotel reservation yourself. Hotels near the venue or with convenient access are listed below.

[Ekoda Station Area]

[Ikebukuro Station Area]
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Ikebukuro Higashiguchi


Keio Presso Inn Ikebukuro

Information about Tokyo


The weather in Tokyo at the time of year the conference is held usually sunny and humid, with temperatures between 25° C (77° F) and 35° C (95° F). Please refer to for the weather forecast for the Kanto region (including Tokyo).

Currency Exchange

Only Japanese yen (JPY, ¥) is acceptable at regular stores and restaurants. Certain foreign currencies may be accepted at a limited number of hotels, restaurants and souvenir shops. You can exchange your currency for Japanese yen at foreign exchange banks and other authorized money exchangers upon presentation of your passport.

Traveler’s Checks and Credit Cards

Traveler’s checks are accepted only by leading banks and major hotels in principal cities, and the use of traveler’s checks in Japan is not as popular as in some other countries.

Major credit cards such as VISA, MasterCard, Diners Club, and American Express are widely accepted in hotels, department stores, stores, restaurants, and nightclubs.


In Japan, tipping is not customary in hotels, restaurants, or anywhere else. A service charge is added to the bill at some locations; therefore, tips do not need to be given separately.

Electrical Appliances

Japan operates on 100 volts for electrical appliances. The frequency is 50 Hz in eastern Japan (including Tokyo), and 60 Hz in western Japan.

Drinking Water

Tap water is drinkable in Japan. Bottled water is also available at vending machines or shops.

Other information on wifi, travel sim, etc

Please visit and view information on the “GO TOKYO” website of the Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau:
* ICMPC17-APSCOM7 does not take any responsibility for the information on the “GO TOKYO” website.