Venue Official Site:

Osaka Conference Center
(listed as “International House, Osaka” on Google Maps)


2-6 Uehommachi 8-chome, Tennoji-ku, Osaka 543-0001, Japan

Venue Official web site


KIX (Kansai International Airport) is the closest international airport

If you fly into Tokyo (HND/NRT), you will need to take the Shinkansen (Bullet Train) to Osaka from Tokyo.

How to get to the Venue from the Airport

From KANSAI Airport (KIX)

The most convenient and direct option is:
Airport to KINTETSU UEHOMMACHI Station by limousine bus:
– One-way ticket is 1600 yen
– They can carry 2 checked bags per person in their trunk compartment (limit of 30kg total)
– No reservation needed (buy your ticket at the vending machine at the bus stop at the airport)
– Takes approximately 50 minutes
– Arrives at the Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka entrance on 1F, and then is just a 5 minute walk from the venue.

Check their website for more detailed information:

How to get to the Venue from Stations nearby

There are 3 train stations in walking distance from the contest venue:

Subway: Tanimachi 9-chome Station

  • Tanimachi Line / Sennichimae Line
  • Exit No.3 or 5
  • 10 minute walk

Subway: Shitennoji-mae Yuhigaoka Station

  • Tanimachi Line
  • Exit No.1 or 2
  • 10 minute walk

Kintetsu Railway: Osaka-Uehommachi Station

  • 5 minute walk

City bus: Uehommachi 8-chome Bus Stop

  • 1 minute walk

By Taxi

From Namba: 5- 10 minutes

From Shin-Osaka (Shinkansen) Station: 20-40 minutes

From Kansai Airport: 50-100 minutes (and very expensive at around 20,000 yen!)