Nagaden Snow Monkey Express Bus Timetable
The express but to the monkey park operates to and from Bus Stop No.23 outside the East Exit of Nagano Station. Tickets are bought directly from the driver once on the bus – cash only.
A one-way journey costs: JPY1500 per adult / JPY700 per child. For full details regarding how to use Nagaden’s express bus services, please refer to our ‘Nagaden Snow Monkey/Shiga Kogen Express Bus’ page.
Multiple services run through the day with many continuing onto Shiga Kogen – for the timetable for Shiga please see our ‘Nagaden Shiga Kogen Express Bus Timetable’ page. For visitors heading to the park, the stop is down the hill from the park entrance, outside the Shiga Kogen Roman Museum (pictured above) – approximately a 7 to 10-minute walk from the park.
The winter schedule for 2020/21 is yet to be announced however it is likely to be similar to the timetable that operated during winter 2019/20. Services included:
Return services from the park to Nagano Station:
En-route to the park there are additional pick-up and drop-off points at roadsides in Obuse and Nakano however these are unlikely to be of interest or convenience for international visitors.
*Please note, the Snow Monkey Pass does not cover services to and from Shiga Kogen.