Myoko Kogen Ski Resorts Shuttle Bus Timetable

Myoko Kogen Ski Resorts Shuttle Bus Timetable


*PLEASE NOTE – due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the Myoko Kogen Shuttle Bus will not operate for winter 2020/21.


The Myoko Kogen Shuttle Bus operates in and around the ski resorts of Myoko from the second half of December until early March, and in doing so, provides quick and easy access to Akakura Onsen Ski Area, Akakura Kanko Ski Resort, Ikenotaira Ski Resort, and Myoko Suginohara Ski Resort. The bus does not run to Seki Onsen.


For an overview of the resorts of Myoko, see our ‘Myoko Kogen Ski Resorts’ page and for information on how to get to Myoko, please see our ‘How to Get to Hakuba – Nagano Ski Resorts Info’ page.


The following information is based on previous seasons and, to the best of our understanding, is correct. Please note however that schedules can vary from what is listed below.


Myoko Kogen Shuttle Bus


Tickets cost JPY500 and must be purchased in advance at one of the following ticket offices – once on the bus, hand the ticket to the driver:


Akakura Onsen Tourist Office

Shin-Akakura Tourist Office

Ikenotaira Onsen Tourist Office

Myoko Suginohara Tourist Office

Akakura Kanko Ski Resort shop

Akakura Kanko Champion ticket window

Myoko Suginohara Ski Resort ticket window

Ikenotaira Ski Resort ticket window

Landmark Onsen Café


The schedules below reflect previous seasons and are as accurate as possible. Please note however that there may be some discrepancies between years. The schedules are broken into: 1. services running from Akakura to Suginohara, and 2. services running from Suginohara to Akakura.


The earliest service from Akakura departs at 08:00 with the final bus of the day departing at 17:00. Please note, one bus each day starts from the Myoko Bus Terminal and does not stop at Ikenotaira Ski Resort:




From Suginohara, the earliest service departs at 08:30 with the final bus leaving at 17:30: