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HOW TO ACCESS APU

The only mode of public transportation that goes directly to APU's campus is the 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.

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

Regional/Local Train Stations

From JR Kamegawa Station
From JR 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
From JR 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)
From JR Hakata Station (Fukuoka City)

Go to the 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

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

From Fukuoka Airport – International Terminal
From Fukuoka Airport – International Terminal

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, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Guam

YouTube APU ARRIVAL ASSISTANCE: FUKUOKA AIRPORT TO AP HOUSE!

We get a lot of questions about APU’s arrival assistance, so we made a quick video to show you how the process goes. Keep in mind that this was filmed in September 2019, so there could be a few slight differences when you go through the process.

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