Access to NIFS

To visit NIFS by public transportation


For the latest information, contact Totetsu Bus directly or visit the company's website. Tohnoh Tetsudou Co.,Ltd.


It takes 15 minutes from JR TAJIMI Station, or 20 minutes from JR TOKI-SHI Station.

To visit NIFS by car

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Exit the Tokai-Kanjo Expressway at Toki-Minami-Tajimi IC. Then, head in the direction of R363, Oroshi, Obara and Tsuagi areas. Drive about 5 minutes to get to NIFS.


The National Institute for Fusion Science offers an accommodation facility called "Helicon Club" to researchers visiting NIFS for collaboration-related activities. To find more information, go to the Helicon Club's website. If you want to stay outside NIFS, click here to get further information.


National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS)
National Institutes of Natural Sciences
322-6 Oroshi-cho, Toki city, GIFU Prefecture
509-5292 Japan
TEL: +81-572-58-2222 FAX: +81-572-58-2601

Rokkasho Research Center, Department of Helical Plasma ResearchNational Institute for Fusion Scinece (NIFS), Natinal Institute of Natural Sciences

Operates inside the building of Japan Atomic Energy Agency's Aomori Research and Development Center.

2-166 Oaza-Obuchi-Aza-Omotedate,
Rokkasho-mura,Kamikita-gun, AOMORI
TEL/FAX: +81-175-73-2151

Arriving in NIFS by using the Public Transportation


Tokyo - (Tohoku-Shinkansen/ 3 hrs) - Hachinohe - (Train/ 55 min) - Noheji

Misawa Airport - (Bus/ 13 min) - Misawa - (Train/ 30 min) - Noheji

Aomori Airport - (Bus/ 35 min) - Aomori - (Train/ 55 min) - Noheji

Noheji = (Somokita Koutetsu Bus company's Rokkasho route/ 40 min) = Iyasaka-Daira .........(about 700m) .........Rokkasho Research Center

Bus timetable of the Rokkasho route provided by the company (Japanese only)