International Stadium Yokahama, Kamagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City
With a capacity of over 72,000, International Stadium Yokohama is the biggest stadium in Japan and the Rugby World Cup 2019 Official Hospitality flagship venue. Situated just 18 minutes from Tokyo by train, Yokohama Stadium will host the most in-demand matches of the tournament including England vs France, the two semi-finals and the final.
The stadium has previously hosted the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/JapanTM pool round and final match, as well as the 3rd-place match and final match of the 2001 FIFA Club World Cup.
Things to do and see
Yokohama is the capital city in Kanagawa Prefecture situated on the western coast of Tokyo Bay, which is just 20 minutes away from Tokyo (link to this venue page).
Situated just one stop on the bullet train from Tokyo, Kanagawa also offers an array of scenic, historical and modern points of interest including hot springs and spectacular views of Mt Fuji, seen from the Yokohama Landmark Tower.
How to get there
Yokohama is the capital city in the Kamagawa Prefecture and is just minutes from Tokyo by Shinkansen. From Osaka, it takes approximately two hours by bullet train making this venue very accessible.
From Tokyo Station to ShinYokahama Station – 20 mins
From Shin-Osaka Station to ShinYokoham Station – 2 hours
Access via other Rugby World Cup 2019 host cities
From Sapporo City via New Chitose Airport – 1 hour 30 mins
From Oita Prefecture via Tokyo Haneda Airport – 1 hour 55 mins
From Iwate Prefecture, Kamaishi City – 5 hours
From Saitama Prefecture, Kumagaya City – 1 hour 30 mins
From Shizuoke Prefecture – 1 hour 20 mins
From Aichi Prefecture, Toyota City – 3 hours
From Kobe City – 3 hours
From Fukuoka Prefecture – 4 hours 50 mins
From Kumamoto Prefecture, Kumamoto City – 5 hours 25 mins