Access & Travel

To HAKUBA

Transit Information

These directions are for planning purposes only.

By Car
From: Nagano Station, Japan
To: Happo Bus Terminal, Japan
By Train
From: Nagano Station, Japan
To: Hakuba Station, Japan

* The required time shall vary according to the number of stops your train makes.

To SHIGA KOGEN

Transit Information

These directions are for planning purposes only.

By Car
From: Nagano Station, Japan
To: Shiga-Kogen(Hasuike Station, Japan)
By Train
From: Nagano Station, Japan
To: Yudanaka Station, Japan

* The required time shall vary according to the number of stops your train makes.

To NOZAWA ONSEN

Transit Information

These directions are for planning purposes only.

By Car
From: Nagano Station, Japan
To: Nozawaonsen Village, Japan
By Train
From: Nagano Station, Japan
To: Iiyama Station, Japan

* The required time shall vary according to the number of stops your train makes.

To MYOKO

Transit Information

These directions are for planning purposes only.

By Car
From: Nagano Station, Japan
To: Akakura Onsen Bus Terminal, Japan
By Train
From: Nagano Station, Japan
To: Myoko-kogen Station, Japan

* The required time shall vary according to the number of stops your train makes.

Getting to NAGANO & NIIGATA

Travel Information from Narita Airport to Nagano

Train and Bus Boarding Information
Changing trains at Tokyo Station

Transferring at Tokyo Station for the Hokuriku Shinkansen

Passengers arriving at Narita Airport board the Narita Express to Tokyo. Frequent departures from the airport rail terminal.Upon arrival at Tokyo Station (B5), take escalators up and follow green signs for the Hokuriku Shinkansen. Proceed through the Hokuriku Shinkansen ticket gates. The platform number for the Hokuriku Shinkansen departure is usually 20~23. Make sure you take the Hokuriku Shinkansen.

Tokyo Station Map

Transferring at Tokyo Station for the Narita Express

Upon arrival at Tokyo Station exit the Hokuriku Shinkansen tickets gates and follow the signs to Narita Express that departs from platform 1~4 on the Sōbu Line (underground).

To get to platform 1~4 on the Sōbu Line (uderground) take the escalators down.

Shinkansen “Series E7”

Arrival at Nagano Station

Upon arrival at Nagano Station, take the escalator up. Passengers travelling to Hakuba or Shiga Kogen should turn left on exiting the main Shinkansen ticket gate and use the Nagano Station East Exit. Turn left again at the East Exit and take the escalator or lifts down to the bus stops for Hakuba and Shiga Kogen located below.

For Myokokogen, upon arrival at Nagano Station take the escalator up, and go through the ticket gates for the Shinano Railway. Take a train to Myoko-kogen Station.

Tokyo Station Map

Arrival at Iiyama Station

For Nozawa Onsen, upon arrival at Iiyama Station take the escalator down, go through the ticket gates and use the Iiyama Station Chikumagawa Exit. The bus stop for Nozawa Onsen is No.4.

Iiyama Station Map

JR Information

1. JR EAST Travel Service Centers

JR EAST Travel Service Center are located in Tokyo Station, Shinjuku Station, Ikebukuro Station, Haneda Airport and both Narita Airport Terminals 1 & 2.3. The service center handles sales and exchange of the JR EAST PASS and exchange of the JAPAN RAIL PASS that can only be purchased overseas. Other services include sales of tickets and sightseeing information.

Marunouchi North Entrance

  • We accept most major credit cards. (No traveler's checks are accepted)
  • Open hours are subject to change or discontinuation without notice.

Tokyo Station

This facility provides four services comprehensively, including "Tourist Information", "exchange and sales of rail passes such as the JR EAST PASS", "Baggage Service" and "Currency Exchange".

Foreign visitors to Japan will find it convenient as the starting point of their travel.

  • Location : Marunouchi North Entrance of Tokyo Station
  • Open Hours: 7:30 - 20:30 (7:30 - 23:30 for ATM)
    *E 8:30 - 19:00, 8:30 - 17:00 (Weekends and Holidays)
  • Languages : English, Chinese, Korean
    *C and D only offer services in English

Shinjuku Station

Open Hours 8:00 - 19:00

Haneda Airport International Terminal (Tokyo Monorail)

Open Hours 7:45 - 18:30

Narita Airport Terminal 1 Station

Open Hours 8:15 - 19:00

Narita Airport Terminal 2.3 Station

Open Hours 8:15 - 20:00

Ikebukuro Station

Open Hours 9_00 - 18:00

2.JR Pass Information

JR offers a variety of excellent value passes to allow travel throughout Japan and for designated areas of travel in Japan.

JR EAST PASS(Nagano,Niigata area)

For use in areas of Japan serviced by JR EAST-perfect for travelling to ski resorts in Nagano and Niigata from Narita Airport.

For further information.

An economical ticket that can be used for unlimited rides on Tokyo,Nagano and Niigata area Shinkansen, Limited Express trains, etc. for any 5 days.

  • Adult
  • Child(age6-11)

Purchasing from Outside Japan

Adult:
17,000yen
Child(age6-11):
8,500yen

Purchasing in Japan

Adult:
18,000yen
Child(age6-11):
9,000yen

Any 5 days of your choosing during the 14-day validity period from the date the pass is issued(Flexible 5-day)

JAPAN RAIL PASS

The JAPAN RAIL PASS is for use for travel throughout Japan including Kyushu, Shikoku and Hokkaido. There are two types of JAPAN RAIL PASS: Green (for superior-class Green cars), and Ordinary. Each of these types is available as a 7-day, 14-day, or 21-day pass.

For further information

Overseas sales

  • Type:
  • Green:
  • Ordinary
  • Duration
  • Adult
  • Child(age 6-11)
  • Adult
  • Child(age 6-11)
type:
7-day

Green:

Adult:
38,880yen
Child(age 6-11):
19,440yen

Ordinary:

Adult:
29,110yen
Child(age 6-11):
14,550yen
type:
14-day

Green:

Adult:
62,950yen
Child(age 6-11):
31,470yen

Ordinary:

Adult:
46,390yen
Child(age 6-11):
23,190yen
type:
21-day

Green:

Adult:
81,870yen
Child(age 6-11):
40,930yen

Ordinary:

Adult:
59,350yen
Child(age 6-11):
29,670yen

3.JR-EAST Train Reservation

"JR-EAST Train Reservation" is a convenient service that allows you to easily reserve seats on JR EAST Shinkansen and major conventional lines' Limited Express trains in advance using the internet before you leave your home country. With this service, you no longer have to worry about not being able to board a train after arriving in Japan.

JR-EAST Train Reservation

Applicable trains

JR EAST Shinkansen trains: Reserved Seats on the Tohoku Shinkansen, Akita wShinkansen,Yamagata Shinkansen, Joetsu Shinkansen, Hokuriku Shinkansen (between Tokyo and Joetsu myoko)

JR EAST major conventional lines' Limited Express trains: Reserved Seats on the Narita Express, Tokaido Line Limited Express trains, Chuo Line Limited Express trains, Joban Line Limited Express trains, etc

For further information.