Access to Akita
By plane :
Daily flights from Osaka, Nagoya or Tokyo Haneda
By rail :
From Tokyo: 3h 50 min to Akita Station by JR Akita Shinkansen Line.
From Akita Station to Chokai-san International Zendo :
Train to Yurihonjo (local Chokai-san Rokusen line) change for Yashima
A lift from there is available.