Access Map

Figure showing approximate travel times from major cities to AIU (as of April 2023). Taking an airplane to get to Akita Airport: 1 hour and 10 minutes from Tokyo, 1 hour and from Sapporo, 1 hour and 25 minutes from Nagoya, and 1 hour and 30 minutes from Osaka. Taking the Akita Komachi JR Bullet Train to get to JR Akita Station: 3 hours and 45 minutes from Tokyo, 2 hours and 15 minutes from Sendai.
Rough map to Akita International University from JR Akita Station and Akita Airport

Bus Timetable

Safety Measures
  • Take basic infection prevention measures such as wearing masks on crowded buses.
  • Try to reduce the risk of infection by refraining from having loud conversations while on buses.

* Please note that the timetable will change during the school holidays. It is listed on a separate page in the following PDF. It will also change depending on which day of the week you are using the bus.

Goshono Line

The bus service will be operated only between AIU and the AEON Mall. Bus between AEON Mall and JR Yotsugoya Station is no longer available.

Apr. 1, 2024- Mar. 31, 2025

Normal Operation Period
Vacation Period

Wada Line

Wada Line will cease operation at the end of March 2025. In order to secure access to the JR line, the “Goshono Line” should be extended to Yotsugoya Station, one service each in the morning and evening.

Apr. 1, 2024- Mar. 31, 2025

Normal Operation Period
Vacation Period