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Published January 1, 2018

Travel to WCEF2018

The World Circular Economy Forum 2018 will be organised on 22-24 October at Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan. Pacifico Yokohama is one of the world’s largest convention complexes and one of Japan's most popular international conference venues. Pacifico is located at the waterfront area of the Minato Mirai 21 district in Yokohama, Greater Tokyo area.

Find more information about required travel documents.

Pacifico Yokohama is easily accessible from Tokyo city centre with public transport (about 30 minutes), from Tokyo Haneda International Airport (about 30 minutes) or from Tokyo Narita International Airport (about 90 minutes). Download the Pacifico Yokohama access and area map.

The World Circular Economy Forum 2018 recommends compensation for the CO2-emissions of your flights. The compensation can be done for example with the non-profit providers AtmosfairMy Climate or any other organisation you wish to donate your compensation to.

Travelling times to Pacifico Yokohama

From Tokyo Haneda International Airport (about 30 minutes)

BY TRAIN
Take a limited express train bound for Zushi on the Keihin Kyuko Line, get off at Yokohama Station, change to a train on the Minato Mirai Line and get off at Minato Mirai Station. (about 35 minutes)

BY AIRPORT SHUTTLE BUS SERVICES (AIRPORT LIMOUSINE)
– About 40 minutes by direct airport shuttle bus to Pacifico Yokohama
– About 40 minutes by airport shuttle bus to YCAT (Yokohama Station), change to a train on the Minato Mirai Line and get off at Minato Mirai Station.

BY TAXI

Taking a taxi from Tokyo Haneda International Airport to Pacifico Yokohama takes about 20 minutes.

From Narita International Airport (about 90 minutes)

​BY TRAIN
Take a train on the JR Narita Express Line, get off at Yokohama Station, change to a train on the Minato Mirai Line and get off at Minato Mirai Station. (about 90 minutes).

BY AIRPORT SHUTTLE BUS SERVICES (AIRPORT LIMOUSINE)
– About 110 minutes by direct Airport Limousine to Pacifico Yokohama.
– About 100 minutes by Airport Limousine to YCAT (Yokohama Station), change to a train on the Minato Mirai Line and get off at Minato Mirai Station.

BY TAXI

Taking a taxi from Tokyo Narita International Airport to Pacifico Yokohama takes about 120 minutes.

From major areas in Tokyo (about 30 minutes)

From Tokyo Station
Take a train on the JR Tokaido Line or Yokosuka Line, transfer to the Minato Mirai Line at Yokohama Station, and get off at Minato Mirai Station. (33 minutes)

From Shibuya Station
Take a limited express train (through to the Minato Mirai Line) on the JR Tokyu Toyoko Line, and get off at Minato Mirai Station. (35 minutes)

From Shinjuku Station
Take a train on the JR Shonan-Shinjuku Line, transfer to the Minato Mirai Line at Yokohama Station, and get off at Minato Mirai Station. (38 minutes)

*If you take a train on the JR Keihin Tohoku Line or the Yokohama Municipal Subway, get off at Sakuragicho Station.

Find more detailed travel information at the Pacifico Yokohama website.

Yokohama – The host city of the WCEF2018

Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan by its 3.7 million inhabitants and the most populous municipality of Japan. The city lies 30 kilometres south of Tokyo, on the main island of Honshu. Yokohama is also a major commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area and one of Japan’s major port cities.

More information about Yokohama:

Official Visitors’ Guide to Yokohama

Yokohama visitors guide maps

Public transportation in Yokohama

 Japan

Japan has the world’s third-largest economy by nominal GDP and the world’s fourth-largest economy by purchasing power parity. Japan is also one of the world’s leading circular economy nations: more than 98 per cent of metals are recycled,and the recycling industry employs around 650,000 people and makes up seven per cent of Japan’s GDP.

Visiting Japan: FAQ

More information about Tokyo

Official Visitors’ Guide to Tokyo

Tokyo traveller info: Things you should know before travelling to Tokyo

Public transportation in Tokyo

Getting to Tokyo from Haneda and Narita airports

 

 

Contact us
Project Coordinator, Circular Economy, Sitra

+358 (294) 618 242

kirsi.ponni@sitra.fi

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