Directions

West Tokyo Union Church

c/o Lutheran Seminary and College (ルーテル学院大学) 
3-10-20 Osawa
Mitaka-shi, Tokyo
181-0015

Large, annotated map showing bus route and ASIJ street route.

Japan Lutheran College map

Japan Lutheran College map designating WTUC location (caution: North is to the left, East at the top of this map)

From Musashi-Sakai by Taxi:
  1. Go out the south exit at Musashi Sakai Station
  2. Take a taxi to the Lutheran Seminary and College. Tell the cab driver “Luteru Gakuin Daigaku”. It  is about a  five to six minute cab drive.

From Musashi-Sakai by Bus:

  1. Exit Musashi Sakai station’s south exit.  At street level you will see two Seven and I buildings (Ito Yokado) and several bus stops.  There are three Odakyu buses that will take you to the Nishino bus stop near West Tokyo Union Church (WTUC).  The bus ride should take about ten minutes.
    1. From bus stop number four take bus #1 going to Kichijoji;
    2. From bus stop number three take bus #91 going to Komae Eigyosho;
    3. From bus stop number two take bus #93 going to ICU (International Christian University).
  2. The Nishino bus stop is just after a traffic light and across the street from a Sunkus convenience store.
  3. After getting off the bus, walk in the direction the bus was going until you reach a traffic light.
  4. At the light, cross to the right and on your left you will walk past new homes, a couple of buildings and a pocket park.
  5. Immediately after the pocket park is the first entrance to the Lutheran College where WTUC services are held.  Go past this first entrance and turn left at the next entrance.
  6. Continue walking in the same direction past buildings on the left and a small parking area.  At the end of the parking area is a small grass lawn.
  7. Immediately after the grassy area turn left and enter the first door on the left.
  8. Once inside the building turn left and enter the first doors you see.  Welcome to West Tokyo Union Church.  We meet in Rm. 105. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

From Mitaka by Bus:

  1. There are 3 buses from Mitaka’s south exit. All are #51.
    1. one to Chofu
    2. one to ICU (Kirisuto Kyo Daigaku)
    3. one to Musashi Koganei
  1. The Nishino bus stop is just after a traffic light and across the street from a Sunkus convenience store.
  2. After getting off the bus, walk in the direction the bus was going until you reach a traffic light.
  3. At the light, cross to the right and on your left you will walk past new homes, a couple of buildings and a pocket park.
  4. Immediately after the pocket park is the first entrance to the Lutheran College where WTUC services are held.  Go past this first entrance and turn left at the next entrance.
  5. Continue walking in the same direction past buildings on the left and a small parking area.  At the end of the parking area is a small grass lawn.
  6. Immediately after the grassy area turn left and enter the first door on the left.
  7. Once inside the building turn left and enter the first doors you see.  We meet in Rm. 105.  Welcome to West Tokyo Union Church.  We’re looking forward to meeting you!
Getting to WTUC From ASIJ by Car:
  1. Left out of the ASIJ parking lot.
  2. Past Nogawa park to Hitomi kaido.
  3. Turn left at light.
  4. Continue straight across the 6 lane (Tohachi dori) — Jomo station on your right.
  5. Continue to Cadot’s and turn left (Cadot’s on left corner).
  6. Travel north past the Subaru dealer and the ICU entrance.
  7. Turn left onto Gakuen dori (new houses on your left) and continue until you see the entrance to the Japan Lutheran College.
  8. Left into parking lot and continue back to parking.
  9. After parking walk past the parking lot and to your left: the first door on the left leads into the building.
  10. After entering building pass through the brown doors in front of you, we meet in Rm. 105 — WELCOME TO WTUC!
Getting to WTUC From ASIJ by Bicycle:
  1. Left out of the ASIJ parking lot.
  2. Enter Nogawa Park and follow trails across to the 6 lane.
  3. Up the hill (6 lane) to Hitomi kaido and turn left onto Hitomi kaido.
  4. As soon as you have crossed the 6 lane, look for an entrance to the ICU campus on your left.
  5. Enter past gate house, take first road on the right (winds past softball field, housing etc.).
  6. Continue straight through the donut/roundabout.
  7. Street winds, then turns sharp left.
  8. At the left turn, look to your right for an exit gate.
  9. Out the exit and straight ahead up the street (you are on Gakuen dori).
  10. Look for the entrance to the Japan Lutheran College on your right.
  11. Enter and go through the parking lot, bike parking on your right at end of parking lot.
  12. Entrance door to West Tokyo Union Church is left at the end of the parking lot.
  13. After entering building pass through the brown doors in front of you, we meet in Rm. 105 — WELCOME TO WTUC!

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