Access to the Iwate Prefectural Office


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Getting to the office from Morioka Station


Coordinates of the Iwate Prefectural Office

  • Address: 10-1 Uchimaru, Morioka, Iwate, JAPAN
  • Coordinates: 141º 9” E, 39º 42” N

Getting there from Morioka Station

Distance: Around 1.5 km

  • By bus from the station: Around 10 min
    Get on any bus headed towards Morioka Bus Center (usually these can be found at bus stop #5 and #6), and get off at the stop “Kencho Shiyakusho Mae (Front of Prefectural Office and City Hall)”.
  • Walking from the station: Around 20 min
    Starting from the Morioka Station east exit, cross Kaiun Bridge and head down Odori Street. When you reach San Building, turn left and walk 150 meters to the Morioka Courthouse. There, turn right and walk 180 meters. The Prefectural Office will be the tall grey building on your left.

Getting to Iwate Prefecture

By Shinkansen

  • Tokyo to Morioka: Around 2 hr 30 min
  • Nagoya to Morioka: Around 4 hr 10 min
  • Osaka to Morioka: Around 5 hr 10 min
  • Fukuoka to Morioka: Around 7 hr 45 min(Hakata Station to Morioka)

By car

  • Tokyo to Morioka: Around 5 hr 30 min by Tohoku Expressway
  • Nagoya to Morioka: Around 10 hr 30 min by Tomei→Shuto→Tohoku Expressway
  • Osaka to Morioka: Around 13 hr by Meishin→Hokuriku→Banetsu→Tohoku Expressway

By ferry

  • Muroran (Hokkaido) to Miyako: Around 10 hr

By plane (domestic)

  • Sapporo to Iwate: Around 55 min to Iwate Hanamaki Airport from Shin-Chitose Airport
  • Nagoya to Iwate: Around 70 min to Hanamaki Airport from Komaki Airport
  • Osaka to Iwate: Around 80 min to Hanamaki Airport from Osaka (Itami) Airport
  • Fukuoka to Iwate: Around 120 min to Hanamaki Airport from Fukuoka Airport

By plane (international)

There are two international flights to Iwate Hanamaki Airport:

  • Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport - Iwate Hanamaki Airport
  • Shanghai Pudong International Airport - Iwate Hanamaki Airport

Otherwise, you can take a flight to Tokyo. From Tokyo, you would take a shinkansen train to Iwate-Hanamaki Airport.


Office of International Affairs, Department of Homeland Promotion
(020-8570) 10-1 Uchimaru, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture, JAPAN
Phone number:019-629-5765 Facsimile:019-629-5254
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