Hotel and travel information for Yokohama

Find information to make your travel and onsite logistics the best possible experience
Views of Yokohama, Japan where SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2024 will be held

Welcome to Yokohama, an international hub of scientific study

Yokohama is a hub of scientific innovation and emerging technologies, as well as a convenient travel destination, making it an ideal location to host SPIE Astronomical Instrumentation + Telescopes. 


Pacifico Yokohama
1-1-1, Minato, Mirai, Nishi-ku
Yokohama, 220-0012, Japan

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Family care while attending the meeting

SPIE believes that individuals with significant caregiving responsibilities should have an equal opportunity to share their research and participate in conferences and symposia.

SPIE Family Care Grants are designed to supplement caregiving costs incurred by SPIE Members who are registered to attend an SPIE meeting. 

Find information and apply for an SPIE Family Care Grant

Local childcare service can be arranged through JOYSUPPO. More information will be available in February 2024.

Make your hotel reservations

The hotels listed here will be the only ones authorized for making reservations and you will never be contacted by email or phone unless you explicitly request. If you book your hotel room from another source, you may be subject to fraud or identity theft. 

Find lodging

Housing opens in March 2024

Reserve your hotel room in SPIE-contracted hotels for discounted rates. Attendees only receive discounted convention rates by reserving their hotel rooms through the official housing reservation system for SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation.

Hotel check-in desk

Make your travel plans early

Getting there and around

Use the information below to plan your route, navigate the city, and find restaurants to spend time with colleagues. Also, take a look at this guide provided by the city of Yokohama.

Travel information

Airport information

Yokohama is accessible from both Narita and Haneda airports

Transportation from the airport 

  • Pacifico Yokohama is 95 km from Narita Airport and 20 km from Haneda. See Travel to Yokohama in the Official Visitor's Guide.

Travel shuttles and public transportation 

Limousine buses and trains provide affordable transportation from both airports to Yokohama. The limousine buses from Haneda airport will make stops at major hotels in Yokohama. Narita Express train and limousine buses from Narita airport will drop off at Yokohama City Air Terminal, near the Pacifico facility.

Get to know Japan  

Learn about Japan's customs, culture, and Wi-Fi connectivity, as well as its seasonal weather and geography with these Travel Tips. Read about insider recommendations and practical advice to help you easily navigate this wonderful country during your visit.

Don't forget to secure your visa

Be sure to plan ahead and apply to get a visa if it is needed.