Institute of Agricultural Machinery, NARO


IAM Headquarter

1-40-2 Nisshin, Kita-ku, Saitama City, Saitama 331-8537, Japan
Tel : +81-48-654-7000
Fax : +81-48-654-7129


Train and Bus

From Tokyo, take a JR train (Utsunomiya Line from Tokyo Station, Takasaki Line from Ueno Station, or Shonan-Shinjuku Line from Shinjuku Station) and get off at JR Omiya Station and go to the west exit. Take the Tobu Bus for "Sanshin-jidosha" or "Cityheights Mihashi" at the No. 6 or No. 7 bus stop. Get off at the "Jieitai-iriguchi" bus stop. Approximately 10 minutes ride from the train station.


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IAM Experimental Farm

1389 Sakai, Kounosu City, Saitama 365-0013, Japan
Tel : +81-48-569-0521
Fax : +81-48-569-3162


About 15 min by taxi from Kounosu Station. By car, take Route 17 in the Omiya direction and turn right at Tenpin-chome intersection and go straight for about 10 min. By bus, take the 'Flower Line' bus from the east exit at Kounosu Station, get off at Ken-O-Mizo Sumijo bus stop. About 5 min walk to the experimental farm.


IAM Tsukuba Research Station

1-31-1 Kannondai, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture 305-0856 Japan
Tel : +81-29-838-8812
Fax : +81-29-838-8538


By train

  • JR Joban Line, Ushiku Station
    (Please check JR East timetable.)
  • Tsukuba Express, Midorino Station
    (Please check Tsukuba Express timetable.)

By bus

  • Kanto Tetsudo bus from Ushiku Station West Exit
    Take a bus for Daigaku Byoin, Yatabe Shako, Seibutsuken Owashi Campus, Tsukuba Bus Center, or Daigaku Chuo.
    Get off at Norin Danchi Chuo (about 20 minutes)
  • Kanto Tetsudo bus from Midorino Station
    Take a bus bound for Yatabe Shako, Norin Danchi Chuo, and Enokido. Get off at Norin Danchi Chuo (about 15 minutes)
    *Note: Buses do not run on weekends & holidays
  • Tsuku-Bus from Tsukuba Center
    Take a bus "Southern shuttle" bound for Kukizaki General Services Counter.
    Get off at Norin Danchi Chuo (about 20 minutes)


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