A room in Hotel Sakan including two excellent meals: 14,800 JPY/night, 8,500 JPY/night 8,000 JPY/night for students. This is thanks to special offers from Hotel SAKAN.


From Narita airport to Sendai airport (by air)
There is a direct flight from Narita airport to Sendai airport (50 min.). This is operated by ANA.
From Sendai airport to Hotel Sakan
We have a direct-bus-service from Sendai airport to Hotel Sakan (SENDAI SEIBU Air port Liner). Buy a ticket to Akiu Onsen Yumoto at Tohoku Tourist Information (みちのく道案内), then go to a bus station #2 to take a bus for Akiu & Michinoku Park. Get off the bus at the bus stop Akiu Onsen Yumoto, where is just in front of Hotel Sakan.
Timetable of SENDAI SEIBU Air port Liner from Sendai airport to Akiu Onsen Yumoto
Sendai Airport Sendai Sta. (JR) Akiu Onsen Yumoto Fare (Adult one-way)
10:00 10:35 11:10 1,500 JPY
11:45 12:20 12:55 1,500 JPY
13:25 14:00 14:35 1,500 JPY
16:20 pass 17:04 1,000 JPY
17:15 17:50 18:25 1,500 JPY
19:10 19:45 20:20 1,500 JPY

Timetable of SENDAI SEIBU Air Port Liner from Akiu Onsen Yumoto to Sendai Airport
Akiu Onsen Yumoto Sendai Sta. (JR) Sendai Airport Fare (Adult one-way)
8:02 8:40 9:15 1,500 JPY
9:37 10:15 10:50 1,500 JPY
11:27 pass 12:16 1,000 JPY
12:42 13:20 13:55 1,500 JPY
14:57 15:35 16:10 1,500 JPY
17:07 17:45 18:20 1,500 JPY

From Tokyo to Sendai (by Train)
There are Rapid trains (Shinkansen) form Tokyo station to Sendai station (90 min.).
There is a special service, JR East Pass, from Japan Rail Way. You can at least travel from Narita airport to Sendai and the return to Narita airport with 19,000 JPY. The normal costs about 25,000 JPY.
  • Flexible five-day pass (JR East Pass): You can use the pass on any five days within a 14-day period starting with the date of purchase or exchange in Japan. You do not have to determine your 5 travel dates at the time of purchase or exchange. For example, if you purchase your pass or get it by exchange on August 1, you can show the pass at a station on any five days between August 1 and August 14 and it will be stamped as valid for use on that day.
From Sendai Station to Hotel Sakan
  • Hotel Courtesy Bus (free): Hotel Sakan offers free pick-up service between Sendai station and the hotel. It takes about 50 minutes. Online reservation is required. Also see the hotel web site (click).
  • AKIU KAWASAKI SENDAI SEIBU Liner (TAKEYA Kotsu, 840 JPY): Go to the bus station #63 to take the bus for KAWASAKI-MACHI (秋保 川崎 仙台西部ライナー) and get off the bus at the bus stop SAKAN-MAE, where is just in front of Hotel Sakan. You can pay the fee 840 JPY in the bus.
  • City Bus (Miyagi Kotsu, 840 JPY): It takes 50 minutes from Miyagi Kotsu bus pool [8] at Sendai station. Get off at [Akiu onsen Yumoto] bus stop. However, we do not recommend this bus because it takes the long way around.

Lunch Banquet

We plan to visit the sites of beautiful Japanese autumn leaves as a Lunch Banquet. The first stop will be for lunch at Syoukei-kaku that was built for the stay of our emperor. The total number of the lunch banquet will be limited to 32 people.


We plant to visit some beautiful places to see color change of leaves near Sendai as the excursion on Wednesday. On the way back, we may visit a Sake brewery. The total number of the excursion will be limited to 40 people with the price of 1,500 JPY including light meals. Details will be announced later.

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