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Transportation in J-PARC

KEK Shuttle Bus

Operating Days
Weekdays (Mon - Fri) ※No services on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays
KEK Tokai - J-PARC site - KEK Tokai - KEK Tsukuba - Tsukuba Center
How to Use the Bus Service
  • KEK Shuttle Bus (KEK Tokai Bldg. #1 ⇔ KEK Tsukuba and Tsukuba Center)
    • Please show/carry your official ID (passport or Japanese driving license, etc.) when you board the bus. Please provide your name and affiliation upon request.
    • Ride to J-PARC: Stop at KEK Tokai to receive your J-PARC User ID Card at the Users Office, then re-board the bus to ride to J-PARC.
    • Ride to KEK Tsukuba/Tsukuba Center: Take the bus from KEK Tokai Bldg. #1 after returning your J-PARC User ID Card to the Users Office.
  • KEK Shuttle Bus (on-site shuttle)
    • A J-PARC User ID Card is necessary in order to take the bus. Please receive your J-PARC User ID Card before you board.
    • A security officer will inspect all passengers' J-PARC User ID Cards at the JAEA main gate before passengers can enter the site.
JAEA Commuter Bus, J-PARC Shuttle Bus

※As of April 1, 2015, the JAEA Commuter Bus (in the mornings and late afternoons) and J-PARC Shuttle Bus (daytime) is no longer available to users. Please use Tokai Village Local Bus (IBARAKI KOTSU)

Bicycles for Users

Car and Motorcycles

If you visit J-PARC by private car, rental car, company car or motorbike, you will need a "Vehicle Permission Pass." Please refer to the Application form to visit J-PARC (User ID card) to apply for the pass.