Prifoods Stadium is a soccer stadium located in Hachinohe City, Aomori Prefecture, and is the home of Vanlare Hachinohe of the J-league.
Getting to the Stadium
From JR Hachinohe Station
It takes about three hours from Tokyo to Hachinohe Station on the Tohoku/Hokkaido Shinkansen bullet train, and a 25-minute cab ride from JR Hachinohe Station to the stadium.
From JR Hon-Hachinohe
You can take a local bus to the stadium from JR Hon-Hachinohe Station.
Take the bus bound for "Tagadai Danchi" from the "Hon-Hachinohe Station" bus stop (about 30 minutes). Get off at "Ichikawa bus stop" and walk about 5 minutes.
JR Hachinohe Station and JR Hon-Hachinohe Station
JR Hachinohe Station is the station where the Shinkansen stops, but JR Hon Hachinohe Station is closer to downtown Hachinohe. To get between the two stations, take the JR Hachinohe Line, a local bus, or a cab.
About the Stadium
The Main Stand is equipped with seats, but the Back Stand and the area behind the goal will be a grass zone.
Location: 55-1, Aza-Ichikawago, Oaza-Ichikawacho, Hachinohe City, Aomori Prefecture
Opened: October 2016
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Aomori as a reference for planning your trip.
If you are coming to Hachinohe from the Tokyo metropolitan area, you can fly or use the Shinkansen.
In air travel, JAL offers direct flights between Haneda and Misawa Airport, and the distance is about 1 hour and 20 minutes by direct flight.
If you want to go to Misawa City or Hachinohe City from Misawa Airport, you can take the connecting bus after arriving at the airport. From the airport to Misawa City Hall (250 yen), Misawa Station (400 yen), and then to Hon Hachinohe Station (1500 yen), which takes about an hour.
To Hachinohe by Shinkansen, take the Tohoku/Hokkaido Shinkansen, which will take roughly three hours.
Misawa is about a 20-minute train ride from Hachinohe.
The following is a guide on how to get to the Hachinohe area and how to get around the city.
The lodging areas in Hachinohe can be roughly divided into the JR Hachinohe Station area and the Hachinohe city center area. The station and the city center are a bit far apart, so a cab ride will take about 20 minutes (costing 2,000 to 2,500 yen).
If your purpose is to watch an event at the multi-purpose arena, Flat Hachinohe, you should go to the area around the station. If you want to enjoy local cuisine in a lively atmosphere, you should go to the city center where there are many stores.
Here is a selection of hotels in the Hachinohe and Misawa areas.
The Hachishoku Center is a market that has been in operation for more than 30 years and offers fresh seafood from Hachinohe Port, which boasts one of the largest catches in Japan.
The following is a list of tourist attractions in the Hachinohe and Misawa areas.
In Hachinohe, you will want to enjoy scallops grilled with miso and senbei soup.
We have picked out restaurants in the Hachinohe and Misawa areas.