About AIU


Access to AIU

Figure showing the amount of time from nearest train stations, airport, and highway exit to the university, based on the bus route valid from April 1st, 2019. If you are coming by train, the JR Wada Station is the nearest station. From there you will have to take a taxi to the university, which takes about 10 minutes. On the other hand, a direct bus is available from the JR Yotsugoya Station, which will take you to AIU in about 25 minutes. If you are coming from JR Akita Station, you can take either taxi or bus. The former takes about 30 minutes, while in the latter case you need to change buses at the Aeon Mall Akita bus terminal. The time on the bus, in this case, totals to about 45 minutes. For those coming from Akita Airport, it takes about 10 minutes using a taxi. On the other hand, if you are using the highway, the Akita Airport Exit of Nihonkai-Tohoku Expressway is the closest exit, which is located at a 5-minute distance by car from the university.

Bus Timetable

Apr. 22nd Update: Due to changes in Spring 2020 semester format, the bus service (Goshono Line) will be suspended from Friday, May 1st to Friday, July 31st.
Bus schedule after this period will be announced around mid-July.