[April 2013 organizational change]
Reorganized to explore new research possibilities > Center for Life Science Technologies
About Us

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Adress

1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 230-0045, Japan

ContactUs

Omics Science Center
RIKEN Yokohama Institute Yokohama Institute
PHONE: +81-45-503-9222
FAX: +81-45-503-9216

AccessThe OSC is located in the West Research Building (see map) at the RIKEN Yokohama Institute Campus. When visiting the RIKEN Yokohama Institute, please first go to the Safety Division on the left of the entrance gate to pick up a one-day pass. Without a pass you cannot enter any RIKEN buildings. Access

nearest station

There are three train lines which you can use when coming to the RIKEN Yokohama Campus:

  • The JR Keihin Tohoku Line. Get out at the JR Tsurumi Station. From here you can take either a bus or a taxi to the RIKEN Yokohama Institute (see below)
  • The Keikyu Main Line. Get out at the Keikyu Tsurumi Station. From here you can take either a bus or a taxi to the RIKEN Yokohama Institute (see below).
  • The Tsurumi Line. Get out at the Tsurumi Ono Station. From here you can walk to the RIKEN Yokohama Institute. Please note that trains departing on the JR Tsurumi line are not regular.
time table

by bus

It takes around 15 min to go by bus from Tsurumi Station to the RIKEN Yokohama institute and the cost is 210 yen.
Take the Kawasaki Tsurumi Rinko Bus ("Tsuru 08" Bus) from Bus Terminal No. 7 at the East Exit of JR Tsurumi Station or at the west side of the Keikyu Tsurumi Station. Get off at the RIKEN Shidai Daigakuin Mae Bus Stop and walk for 1 minute.
time table

by taxi

It takes around 10 min to go from the Tsurumi Station to the RIKEN Yokohama Institute, and it costs around 1200 yen.
The taxi rank is located at the East Exit of JR Tsurumi Station.

by Car

Rail Figure

From Tokyo: Take the Shioiri Exit of the Metropolitan Expressway Yokohane Line and proceed for approx. 2.1 km.
From Yokohama: Take the Shioiri Exit of the Metropolitan Expressway Yokohane Line and proceed for approx. 2.1 km.
Please note that space in RIKEN Yokohama Institute's car park is limited. Please use public transportation if possible.

Shinkansen

The closest Shinkansen Train Station is the JR Shin Yokohama Station. To get to the Tsurumi Station from there, take the JR Yokohama line (Yokohama direction) to JR Higashi Kanagawa station (11 minutes) and transfer to the Keihin Tohoku line (Tokyo direction). Get off at JR Tsurumi Station (7 minutes).

Air plane

Haneda Airport - Tsurumi Station

From Haneda Airport take the Keikyu Airport Line from Keihin Kyuko Haneda Airport Station to Keikyu Kamata Station (10 minutes), then take the Keikyu line (Yokohama direction) to the Keikyu Tsurumi Station (12 minutes).
Please note that the express and semi express trains do not stop at the Keikyu Tsurumi Station.

Narita Airport - Tsurumi Station
Two options:
  1. From Narita Airport Terminal 2 Station take the JR Sobu line (called Narita Express) to JR Shinagawa Station (1 hour 15 minutes).
    1. From JR Shinagawa station take the JR Keihin Tohoku line (direction Yokohama) to JR Tsurumi station (18 minutes). Cost: around 3320 yen.
    2. You can also take the Keikyu line from Keikyu Shinagawa Station to Keikyu Tsurumi Station (14 minutes). Cost: around 3480 yen. Please note that the express and semi express trains do not stop at Keikyu Tsurumi Station.
    1. From Narita Airport Terminal 2 Station take the Keisei Skyliner (express) to Ueno Station (52 minutes). Then take the JR Keihin Tohoku line (direction Yokohama) to JR Tsurumi station (45 minutes). Cost: around 2370 yen.
    2. From Narita Airport Terminal 2 Station take the Keisei Limited Express to Ueno Station (71 minutes). Then take the JR Keihin Tohoku line (direction Yokohama) to JR Tsurumi station (31 minutes). Cost: around 1450 yen.