To/from the airport

Kyoto can be reached in about 75 minutes from Kansai International Airport (KIX) or 1 hour from Osaka (Itami) International Airport (ITM), making it easily accessible from overseas.

Additionally, Japan’s famous shinkansen bullet trains stop at the transport hub Kyoto Station, facilitating easy domestic travel within Japan.

Getting around in Kyoto

Kyoto is a compact city, which makes transportation between hotels, meeting facilities, and other locations fast and easy. For information about transportation within Kyoto, please see  “Getting Around Kyoto”.


JTB Corp. Western Japan MICE Branch (JTB)  has been appointed as the official travel agent for the Conference and will handle hotel accommodations. JTB has reserved a sufficient number of rooms at the following hotels for the participants during the IROS2022.

Reservation application is scheduled to start after April, 2022.

Hotel Rank Location in Kyoto  Nearest subway station Access to the Venue
1 The Prince Kyoto Takaragaike  ★★★★★ In front of Kyoto International Conference Center Kokusai-kaikan Station 
3 min on foot
2 Kyoto Hotel Okura  ★★★★★ Sanjo area  Kyoto Shiyakusyomae Station  Approximetely 25min by subway
3 ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto ★★★★ Shijo area  Nijojo-mae Station  Approximetely 25min by subway
4 Hotel Monterey Kyoto ★★★★ Sanjo area  Karasuma-Oike Station  Approximetely 19min by subway
5 Kyoto Tokyu Hotel  ★★★★ Gojo area  Gojo Station  Approximetely 30min by subway
6 Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto ★★★★ Kyoto Station area  Kyoto Station Approximetely 30min by subway
7 Karasuma Kyoto HoteI  ★★★ Shijo area  Shijo Station  Approximetely 23min by subway
8 Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Sanjo  ★★★ Sanjo aroa  Karasuma-Oike Station Approximetely 24min by subway
9 Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shijo  ★★★ Shijo area  Shijo station Approximetely 29min by subway
10 Hearton Hotel Kyoto ★★★ Karasuma Oike area  Karasuma-Oike Station  Approximetely 24min by subway
11 Kyoto Dai-ichi Hotel  ★★★ Kyoto Station area  Kyoto Station Approximetely 30min by subway
12 Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-Ekimae ★★★ Kyoto Station area  Kyoto Station Approximetely 30min by subway
13 Hotel Mystays Kyoto Shijo ★★★ Shijo area  Shijo Station  Approximetely 29min by subway

Our travel agency (JTB) could help you with accommodation near the IROS2022 conference venue. They have prepared many guest rooms during the conference period. You can send a request by the following webpage:

Alternatively, you may also directly contact them if you have a special request:

JTB Corp., Western Japan MICE Branch
JTB Bldg. 6F, 2-1-25, Kyutaromachi
Chuo-ku Osaka 541-0056
TEL: +81-6-6210-5405 FAX: +81-6-6210-5423
Email: iros2022-registration(at)

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