Access

Access Information

Transportation

By Car

Take the Joban Expressway “Sakura-Tsuchiura IC” exit and drive north about 8km. Free parking available. (80 automobile parking spaces.)

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By train and bus

From Tokyo >> Tsukuba Station (Tsukuba Center)
Tsukuba Express <train>

Akihabara Station to Tsukuba Station (c.45 min.)

JR Joban Line and bus <train>
  1. Ueno Station to Hitachino-Ushiku Station, or Arakawaoki Station, or Tsuchiura Station. (c.46 min.)
  2. Transfer to JR bus bound for Tsukuba Center or Kanto Railway bus bound for University of Tsukuba Central. Alight at Tsukuba Center. (c.23 min.) (>> Bus)
Express Bus
  • Tokyo Station Yaesu-minami (Yaesu South) Exit to Tsukuba Center. (c.65 min. one-way, ¥1,150) (>> Bus)
  • Haneda Airport >> alight at Tsukuba Center (80 min.) (>> Bus)

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Tsukuba Station (Tsukuba Center) >> Tsukuba Botanical Garden
Tsukuba Station (Tsukuba Center) >> Tsukuba Botanical Garden Map
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Bus

A bus leaves from the Tsukuba Center Bus Terminal, adjoining Tsukuba Station, as follows:

  • Techno-Park Sakura Circle Line (Bus stop No. 1) >> alight at Tsukuba Botanical Garden (c.10 min.) >> 3min. walk
    *See the Kanto Railway Bus website for details of the Techno-Park Sakura Circle Line.
  • Tsukuba University Circle Line (counter-clockwise) (Bus stop No. 1) >> alight at Amakubo 2-chome (10 min.) >> 8 min. walk.
    *See the Kanto Railway Bus website for details of the Tsukuba University Circle Line (counter-clockwise).
  • TsukuBus Route 6 (Bus stop No. 8) >> alight at Amakubo 2-chome (10 min.) >> 8 min. walk.
    *See the Tsukuba City website for details of the TsukuBus Route 6.
  • Tsukuba Science Tour Bus (runs only Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays.) Northern loop >> arrival at Tsukuba Botanical Gardens.
    *See the website of the Science and Technology Promotion Foundation of Ibaraki for details of the Tsukuba Science Tour Bus.
Taxi
  • A taxi from the Tsukuba Center to the Tsukuba Botanical Garden takes about 5 minutes (c.3 km)
Bicycle
  • Bicycles can be hired from Tsukuba Station.
    *See the Tsukuba City website for details of bicycle hire.
  • Apply for a rental bicycle at the Tsukuba City General Information Center (north-south free passageway of TX Tsukuba Station)
  • ID required when applying.
    Inquiries: Tsukuba City General Information Center. Tel. 029-855-8155

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