VenueISA World Congress of Sociology is taking place at the international conference center Pacifico Yokohama, located in the center of Yokohama.
Travel to Yokohama
Yokohama is a suburb of the Tokyo metropolitan area, 25 minutes away by train from Tokyo Central Station.
The nearest international airports are Narita International Airport (NRT) and Haneda Airport (NRT) in Tokyo.
From Narita Airport (NRT), it takes 90 minutes by limousine bus or by Narita Express train.
From Haneda Airport (HND), it takes 30 minutes by limousine bus.
For more details see
Travelling in Japan
More affordable than you expect
Information from the Local Organizing Committee.
Are you hesitating to come to Yokohama because you are worried about the cost? The reality is that Japan is not as expensive as you might think.
Many visitors to Japan from Europe and North America are surprised to discover that things are less expensive than in their home countries.
So plan your trip for the 2014 Yokohama World Congress of Sociology today!
Traveling to & in Japan
USD 1 = JPY 93
EUR 1 = JPY 120
GBP 1 = JPY 143
(as of April 2013)
|Paris or Berlin||EUR 1,020|
|Hotel Stay /Day|| JPY 5-20,000
|Cheaper hotel or Japanese style inn called “ryokan”||JPY 3,000~|
|Reasonable Business Hotel||JPY 5,000~|
|3 Star Hotel||JPY 9,000~|
Big Mac (with fries and drink)
| JPY 550~
A delegate choosing cheaper accommodation might only spend:
|7 Nights Accommodation||USD 420 (USD 60/night)|
|Meals ($20 per day)||USD 140+drinks|
|Registration (early bird, ISA member)||USD 376|
|Total|| USD 936
+ air fare
|All prices and tax above are as of April 1, 2013|
|No tipping is required -
not even expected!
Looking forward to meeting you all in Yokohama!