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Access to Yamagata City (Kojirakawa Campus / Iida Campus)

From Yamagata Station to Kojirakawa Campus

1-4-12 Kojirakawa-machi, Yamagata City, Yamagata 990-8560

  • About 2 km east, a 25-minute walk
  • Bus
    • University Shuttle Bus Service:
      JPY100, from Yamagata Station Bus Stop #3
    • Yamako Bus (to Japanese Page):
      Take Bus bound for Yamagata Kencho [Yamagata Prefectural Office] to the Yamagata Nanko-mae, Yamadai Iriguchi [Yamagata Minami High School, Yamagata University Entrance](about a 7-minute ride), then a 7-minute walk.
    • Beni-Chan Bus (City Circular EAST, to Japanese Page):
      JPY100, from Yamagata Station Bus Stop between #1 and #2

University Shuttle Bus Service

The university shuttle bus runs between Kojirakawa Campus and Yamagata Station, and between Kojirakawa Campus and Seimei Dormitory (in Hirashimizu). The fare is JPY100 per ride. To board a bus, you will need to purchase a ticket(s) in advance that can be purchased at a vending machine in front of the Information Center on Kojirakawa Campus. You can get 11 tickets for the price of 10 (1000 yen). The shuttle bus service is available on weekdays. There will be no service on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and semester breaks unless otherwise notified.


From Yamagata Station to Iida Campus

2-2-2 Iida-Nishi, Yamagata City, Yamagata 990-9585

  • About 4 km south
  • Bus
    • Yamako Bus:
      Take a bus bound for Daigaku Byoin [University Hospital] to the Daigaku Byoin-mae [University Hospital](about a 15-minute ride).

Access to Yonezawa City (Yonezawa Campus)


To Yonezawa Campus

Address: 4-3-16, Jonan, Yonezawa City, Yamagata 992-8510

  • from JR Yamagata Station
    • About 51km southwest, 47 minutes to JR Yonezawa Station by JR train

  • from JR Yonezawa Station
    • About 2.8km southwest
    • Bus
      • Take the Shigaichi Junkan Bus, Migimawari [City Circular Bus, Clockwise](blue bus) to the at Yamadai Seimon-mae [Yamagata University Front Gate](about a 15-minute ride)
      • Take a bus bound for Shirabu Onsen[Shirabu Hot Spring] to the Jonan Nichome [Jonan, 2-chome](about a 10-minute ride).

Access to Tsuruoka City (Tsuruoka Campus)


To Tsuruoka Campus

1-23 Wakaba-machi, Tsuruoka City, Yamagata 997-8555

  • from JR Yamagata Station
    • About 120 minutes to JR Tsuruoka Station by bus

  • from JR Tsuruoka Station
    • About 1.5 km southwest, 20-minute walk