Utsunomiya University is located approximately 100 kilometers north of Tokyo in the city of Utsunomiya, the prefectural capital of Tochigi. The traveling time to Tokyo is about 50 minutes by high-speed Shinkansen train and 80 minutes by ordinary train. It takes approximately three hours to reach Narita Airport by expressway limousine bus. The Tokyo Sky Tree broadcasting tower, soaring to a height of 634 meters and completed in the spring of 2012, is approximately two hours away by train on the Tobu Utsunomiya Line.
Notable sites near Utsunomiya that always attract many tourists include Nikko, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Kinugawa Hot Springs and the Nasu vacationing area.