FLOPS 2024
Wed 15 - Fri 17 May 2024 Kumamoto, Japan

FLOPS 2024 will be held at Kumamoto City International Center (the 6th floor). There are many hotels in the center of Kumamoto, and the conference venue is in a walking distance from those hotels. A map of Kumamoto city is available here.

Travel Information

Aso Kumamoto airport and Fukuoka airport are close to Kumamoto. Both airports are connected to international airports in Japan such as Haneda airport and Kansai airport as well as Incheon airport in South Korea. This page summaries access to Kumamoto from overseas. Since we start the first session on the first day from 9:30, we recommend to stay Kumamoto from Tue 14 May. There will be sessions on the afternoon of Fri 17.

From Aso Kumamoto airport to Kumamoto city center

Take Kyushu Sanko Bus at the airport bus stop No. 4, and get off at Sakuramachi bus terminal. The fare is 1000 yen. You do not need to buy a ticket. Pay the fare when you get off the bus. It takes about one hour from the airport to Sakuramachi Bus terminal.

From Fukuoka airport to Kumamoto city center

Take Fukuoka city subway to JR Hakata station. It takes approximately 1 hour by JR Shinkansen from JR Hakata station to JR Kumamoto station. To access the city center, it is convenient to use Kumamoto city tram. Take a tram for “Kengunmachi”, and get off at “Torichosuji” (station No. 11). There is a tram in every 5 to 10 minutes. The fare is 170 yen, and you need to pay exact amount. On the tram, you can only exchange coins and 1000 yen bills.


4-18 Hanahata-cho, Chuo-ku
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