Chubu International Airport Arrival & Departure Information 中部国際空港
Chubu International Airport (NGO) - like Kansai International Airport, is built on an offshore artificial island. Chubu International Airport (Centrair) is the major international airport serving the central (Chubu) area of Japan.
Arriving in Nagoya from the airport at Meitetsu Nagoya Station, visitors can connect by underground passageway to JR Nagoya Station and the shinkansen to Tokyo and Kyoto in about 5-10 minutes on foot.
The Rapid Limited Express Train takes 28 minutes to Nagoya Station (820 yen). Change here for the JR Tokaido shinkansen (bullet train) line, the ordinary JR line, the Kintetsu Line, the Aonami Line, or the Nagoya subway.
The Rapid Limited Express Train is all KY ( = 'mu'), i.e. first-class reserved-seat cars (wheelchair friendly), while the Limited Express has both KY and ordinary cars. KY cars require a 350 yen surcharge.
Rapid Express and Express trains are also available for the same price, but make more stops.
Airport Limousine Buses To & From Centrair
If you have lots of luggage and don't want to take the train Meitetsu operates a number of buses running between central Nagoya and surrounding towns to Centrair.
A limousine bus departs from bay #5 on the third floor of Meitetsu Bus Center 3F for Centrair. It calls at Fushimi-cho in Fushimi, the Nagoya Hilton Hotel, Nagoya Kanko Hotel, Nishiki Dori Hommachi, bay #9 at Oasis 21 Bus Center in Sakae and the Nagoya Tokyu Hotel before proceeding to Centrair.
Journey time is approximately 90 minutes and the fare is 1200 yen for adults and 600 yen for children. IC smart cards such as the manaca, PASMO and Suica are all accepted.
There are departures from Meitetsu Bus Center at 6.20am, 7.20am, 8.20am, 9.20am, 10.20am, 11.20am, 12.20pm, 1.20pm, 2.20pm, 3.20pm, 4.20pm, 5.20pm, 6.20pm and 7.20pm.
From Centrair buses for Nagoya Meitetsu Bus Center leave at 9.15am, 10.15am, 11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm, 4.15pm, 5.15pm, 6.15pm, 7.15pm, 8.15pm, 9.15pm and 10.15pm.
From Toyota-shi Station in Toyota Meitetsu buses run to Centrair calling at Toyota motomachikojo-mae, Tomei-Toyota, Tomei-Miyoshi, Tomei-Nisshin, Toyota honsha, Mikawa Toyota Station, Obayashi and Tomei-Kamigo. The fare is 1,750 yen for adults from Toyota-shi Station. IC smart cards such as the manaca, PASMO and Suica are all accepted.
From Toyota-shi Station there are departures at 5.05am, 5.35am, 5.55am, 6.15am, 6.35am, 7.15am, 8.35am, 9.15am, 10.15am, 11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm, 3.35pm, 4.15pm, 5.15pm and 6.15pm.
From Centrair buses leave for Toyota at 8.05am, 8.35am, 9.35am, 10.35am, 11.05am, 12.05pm, 1.05pm, 2.05pm, 3.05pm, 4.05pm, 5.05pm, 5.35pm, 6.05pm, 7.05pm, 8.05pm, 8.35pm, 9.05pm, 9.35pm and 10.15pm.
There are direct Meitetsu buses from Fujigaoka Station on the Higashiyama Line of the Nagoya subway to Centrair. The flat fare is 1,440 yen for adults and 720 yen for children. IC smart cards are accepted.
There are departures from Fujigaoka Station at 5.30am, 6.00am, 6.30am, 7.00am, 7.40am, 8.30am, 9.30am, 10.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm and 6.20mpm.
From Centrair buses leave for Fujigaoka Station at 8.20am, 9.00am, 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.00pm, 5.00pm, 6.00pm, 6.40pm, 7.30pm, 8.10pm, 8.45pm, 9.15pm, 9.45pm and 10.20pm.
Chitabus Company runs services between Okazaki (Okazaki Station) and Centrair with stops at Okazaki Police Station, Higashi Okazaki Station and Tomei Iwazu. There are departures from Okazaki Station at 5.25am, 6.00am, 6.45am, 8.45am, 9.45am, 10.45am, 12.45pm, 2.45pm and 4.45pm.
From Centrair to Okazaki there are departures at 8.00am, 11am, 12.40pm, 2.40pm, 4.40pm, 5.40pm, 7.00pm, 8.40pm, 9.20pm and 10pm.
Chitabus also runs frequent buses to Centrair from Kariya, Chita Hanto Station and Tokoname.
For full details (in Japanese) see the Meitetsu bus page: www.meitetsu-bus.co.jp/airport
There are regular boats to Tsu, Matsuzaka and sightseeing cruises to Nagoya and Yokkaichi ports.
Nagoya's other airport is Komaki Airport (aka Nagoya Airport) for domestic flights. Komaki is located north west of the center of Nagoya. There are buses from Nagoya Station to Komaki Airport.
More information on buses to and from Centrair.
Airport Transfer By Taxi
Reserve a taxi for your transfer to or from Chubu International Airport (Centrair) with an English, French or Chinese speaking driver. Taxis or small vans can be hired for up to 9 people.
Centrair Arrivals & Departures