This information note has been complied to assist you in the preparation for your trip to Tokyo, Japan to participate in the 45th Annual Conference of the International Association for Time Use Research.


Administrative arrangement for the conference

Venue: Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo



Regarding visa requirements, please consult relevant Japanese embassies or consulates in your country, and obtain the appropriate visa/entry permit where necessary.

For your reference:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan > Consular Services > VISA


Airport and transportation

There are two international airports in and around Tokyo, Narita International Airport (NRT) and Haneda Airport (HND).

From NRT to Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

[By Airport Limousine] Approximately 120 minutes, 3,200 JPY

[By Narita Express NEX] Approximately 80 minutes, 3,250 JPY

From HND to Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

[By Airport Limousine]

Approximately 70 minutes, 1,250 JPY

[By Keikyu Line/JR Yamanote Line]

Approximately 40 minutes, 500 JPY

From Haneda Airport, take the Keikyu Line to Shinagawa Station and change trains to the JR Yamanote Line that goes in the direction of Shibuya. Get off at Shinjuku Station. It takes about a 5-minute walk from the west exit of Shinjuku Station to the hotel.



Participants will make their own hotel reservations. The following hotels are located within walking distance to the venue.

1.address, 2.Distance from Venue (on foot), 3.Price*, 4.Contact and website


Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo**

  1. 2-2-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-8330
  2. 0 minutes
  3. Luxury
  4. Tel: +81 3 3344 0111
    Inquiry form:


Hyatt Regency Tokyo

  1. 2-7-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023
  2. 5 minutes
  3. Luxury
  4. Tel: +81 3 3348 1234


Kadoya Hotel

  1. 1-23-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023
  2. 5 minutes
  3. Economy
  4. Tel: +81 3 3346 2561


Hilton Tokyo

  1. 6-6-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023
  2. 7 minutes
  3. Luxury
  4. Tel:+81 3 3344 5111


Shinjuku Washington Hotel

  1. 3-2-9 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-8336
  2. 7 minutes
  3. Middle


Keio Presso Inn Shinjuku

  1. 3-4-5 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023      
  2. 8 minutes
  3. Middle
  4. Tel:+81 3 3348 0202



Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku

  1. 2-3-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-0053
  2. 9 minutes
  3. Middle
  4. Tel: +81 3 3375 3211


HOTEL MYSTAYS Nishi Shinjuku

  1. 7-14-14 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023
  2. 11 minutes
  3. Economy
  4. Tel: +81 3 6866 4343



* Price from 26 November to 2 December, per day, as of March 2023
 Luxury 30,000JPY-, Middle 20,000JPY-, Economy 10,000JPY-

** If you are staying with Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, they provide various Japanese culture experience programs. For the detail, please visit their website:


Other information

(1) Weather in Tokyo

November is one of the best seasons to visit the city, the weather is mild (slightly chilly) with low- rainfall. The average temperature of November 2022 was 14.5ºC (the lowest 7.7ºC and the highest 24.3ºC). One-week weather forecasts of Tokyo is available from the Japan Meteorological Agency’s website:


(2) Currency: JPY (Japanese Yen)

  Exchange rates as of March 2023:

    1 EUR - around 140 to 150 JPY

    1 USD - around 130 to 140 JPY

  * Currency exchange counters located mainly at banks, hotels and airports.


(3) Gratuities (Tipping)

Tipping in Japan is not customary. Service charge is normally included in the price/bill.


(4) Electricity

  Voltage: 100 volts, A.C.

  Frequencies: 50 Hz in eastern Japan including Tokyo. *FYI, 60 Hz in western Japan.

  Plug Type: Plug Type A (two-flat-pin plug)


(5) More information on tourism


(6) Time zone

Japan Standard Time (JST), which is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), is the standard time zone observed in Tokyo, Japan.