Yamaha Stadium is the home stadium of Jubilo Iwata of the J-League and Yamaha Motor Jubilo of the Rugby Top League.
Getting to the Stadium
Take the Tokaido Shinkansen from JR Tokyo Station and get off at JR Kakegawa Station. Change to the Tokaido Honsen Line at Kakegawa Station, get off at JR Mikuriya Station, and walk about 20 minutes to the stadium.
Take the Tokaido Shinkansen from JR Nagoya Station and get off at JR Hamamatsu Station. Change to the Tokaido Honsen Line at Hamamatsu Station, get off at Mikuriya Station and walk about 20 minutes to the stadium.
There are paid parking lots around the stadium on game days, and the fee is 1,000 yen. However, the roads around the stadium are not very wide, so you may need to be prepared for traffic jams.
About the Stadium
Address: 250 Shingai, Iwata, Shizuoka,
Home Team: Jubilo Iwata / Yamaha Motor Jubilo (Rugby Top League)
Surface: Natural grass (Tifton)
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Shizuoka as a reference for planning your trip.
Hamamatsu area of Shizuoka is closer to Aichi Prefecture, so if you want to go there from Tokyo, you will have to use the Shinkansen.
Although the Nozomi does not stop, the Hikari train connects Tokyo and Hamamatsu in about 1 hour and 30 minutes. If you want to go to Iwata, you can take the Tokaido Line from Hamamatsu.
Although there are a few hotels in Hamamatsu, there are not that many accommodations in the area.
Since the Shinkansen runs until late in the day, most people tend to go to Tokyo, Nagoya, or Osaka after watching the game.
Here are some hotels in the Hamamatsu and Iwata areas, including those for sightseeing in Shizuoka the next day.
There are no nationally famous tourist spots in Hamamatsu.
If you are coming from Toyohashi on a local train, the Red Torii Gate at Bentenjima is easy to reach from the station.
In Shizuoka Prefecture, Hamamatsu is famous for its dumplings and eels.
Hamamatsu is famous for its dumplings and eel.
Here is a selection of stores in the Hamamatsu and Iwata areas.