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Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University International Undergraduate Admissions

Directions

How to Access APU

The only mode of public transportation that directly goes to APU’s campus is bus. Below you will find common points of transit (regional/local train stations and airports) with corresponding bus routes. Taxis may be available at some locations.

APU does offer a service called Arrival Assistance for new incoming students. This services availability can differ each semester and APU will be in contact with you about this service during the enrollment process. You can learn more about this service through the video above.


Address:
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
1-1 Jumonjibaru, Beppu, Oita, 874-8577 Japan


APU Access

Regional/Local Train Stations

From JR Kamegawa Station
Access from Kamegawa Station
Take any Oita Kotsu Bus that is bound for APU to the last stop, “Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University” (about 15 minutes).
From JR Beppu Station
Access from Beppu Station
From the East Exit: Take any Oita Kotsu Bus that is bound for APU to the last stop, “Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University” (about 35 minutes).
From the West Exit: Take any Kamenoi Bus that is bound for APU to the last stop, “Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University” (about 35 minutes).
From JR Hakata Station (Fukuoka City)
Go to Hakata Bus Terminal located next to JR Hakata Station. Take any Toyonokuni Highway Bus that is bound for Beppu to the “Beppuwan Service Area/APU” bus stop (about 140 minutes). Walk down the staircase behind the service area to campus.

Regional Airports

From Oita Airport
Access from Oita Airport
Take any Airport "Airliner" Limousine Bus that is bound for Beppu to the “Kamegawa (Furuichi)” bus stop (about 30 minutes) then walk to the bus stop “Furuichi” on the opposite side of the road, and transfer to any Oita Kotsu Bus that is bound for APU. Get off at the last stop, “Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University” (about 15 minutes).

Countries with direct international flights to/from Oita Airport: South Korea and Taiwan as of 2019
From Fukuoka Airport – International Terminal
Access from Fukuoka Airport
Take any Toyonokuni Highway Bus that is bound for Beppu to the “Beppuwan Service Area/APU” bus stop (about 100 minutes). Walk down the staircase behind the service area to campus. Note: If you arrive at the domestic terminal, take the free shuttle bus to the international terminal first to use this bus.

Countries with direct international flights to/from Fukuoka Airport: Thailand, China, USA (Hawaii), Viet Nam, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Guam
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