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How to Get to YuzawaYuzawa - sometimes referred to as 'Echigo-Yuzawa' - is a popular hot spring town located in Niigata. Best-known as a winter destination due to the surrounding ski resorts, Yuzawa is easy to acces...
How to Get to Mount FujiLocated around 2.5 hours to the west of Tokyo, Mount Fuji is approachable from many directions and using different methods of transport. The following page provides information to reaching the ar...
How to Get to HakoneLocated nearby Mount Fuji, Hakone is a popular hot spring area offering visitors plenty of fantastic attractions and activities, not to mention great views of the mountain. Many visitors heading ...
How to Get to the Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine RouteThe Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route can be accessed via Ogizawa Station on the Nagano-side of the mountain range or Tateyama Station, on the Toyama-side of the mounains. Nagano, Toyama and Kanazawa ...
How to Get to Kurobe GorgeThe Kurobe Gorge is accessed via the hot spring town of Unazuki Onsen. To reach Unazuki Onsen, most visitors will ride the Toyama Chiho Railway Main Line to the final stop, Unazuki Onsen Station....
How to Get to ToyamaAs a stop on the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line running from Tokyo to Kanazwa, Toyama Station is a convenient point from where to explore Central Japan. Located nearby the popular Tateyama-Kurobe Al...
How to Get to MatsumotoAs home to one of Japan’s last remaining original castles along with many other great attractions, Matsumoto is one of the most popular destinations in Central Japan. Easily accessible from major...
How to Get to Nagano CityAs the largest city in Nagano Prefecture and the broader region, Nagano City is your gateway to Central Japan. Easily accessible using the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line - which runs from Tokyo to Kana...
How to Get to ObuseMost visitors traveling to Obuse will do so via Nagano Station. As such, most of the directions provided below instruct how to get to Nagano and from there, follow the directions to Obuse include...
How to Get to KaruizawaLocated approximately 170km to the north-west of Tokyo, Karuizawa is a small mountain resort town popular with Tokyo-ites and international visitors alike. As a stop on the Hokuriku Shink...
How to Get to TakayamaNestled deep in Central Japan, Takayama takes a little time and planning to get to but in the end, it's relatively straight-forward. Takayama Station can be reached from the following: ...
How to Get to NagoyaSeveral major trains lines including the Tokaido Shinkansen run to and from Nagoya Station, making it an easy city to reach from the following locations: From Nagano Running...
How to Get to KanazawaAs the northern terminus of the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line running from Tokyo via Nagano, along with the Thunder service from Osaka and Tokyo, Kanazawa Station is a convenient transfer hub and gate...
How to Get to the Kii PeninsulaThe Kii Peninsula covers an expansive area between Nagoya in the east and Osaka in the west. Within that area, visitors will find three of Japan’s most important religious destinations including ...
How to Get to Madarao – Nagano Ski Resorts InfoThe resort of Madarao lies to the northeast of Nagano City, approximately 40KM (<50 mins) and within easy reach to the northwest of Tokyo, approximately 275KM (3.5 hour drive) or around 2 hour...
How to Get to MatsushiroLocated approximately 12km to the south of central Nagano, the small and unassuming destination of Matsushiro is well-known as one of Central Japan’s best-preserved samurai towns. Once th...
How to Get to Kusatsu OnsenAs one of Japan’s most famous hot spring towns, visiting Kusatsu Onsen is well-worth the effort. Located high in the mountains of the Joshinetsu Kogen National Park, Kusatsu sits among a dramatic and...
How to Get to FukuiTucked-away in the northwest corner of Central Japan, Fukui remains a somewhat unknown destination for many international visitors. Readily accessible using the Limited Express Thunderbir...
How to Get to The Nakasendo & Kiso ValleyVisitors traveling to the Nakasendo and Kiso Valley, have several options of transport from the following cities: From Tokyo By Train There are two options y...
How to Get The Most out of The Nakasendo & Kiso ValleyWelcome to the Kiso Valley! If you are planning a visit here as part of your trip to Japan, what a trip you are in for! Did you ever wish you had a time machine? Wish no more! Just get on the train in...
How to Get to Snow Monkey Park from Yamada Onsen – The Best Kept Secret Onsen VillageIf you are thinking of visiting the Snow Monkey Park this year, you might be wondering where to stay in Nagano. Nagano Prefecture is one of the largest prefectures in Japan and is stretched out over 2...
How to Get to Azumino from The Snow Monkey ParkThere is more than one way to get to the Azumino area from the Snow Monkey Park using public transportation. Keep reading to the different options and decide what best fits your schedule. ...
Local Transportation in Azumino, Hotaka in The Matsumoto AreaSo, you’ve made it to Azumino, the gateway to the Japan Alps and home of Daio Wasabi Farm! If you have some time to spare, there is plenty to see in the city including many art museums, hot springs, h...
How to Get to Hakuba – Nagano Ski Resorts InfoLocated approximately 40KM (<1 hour drive) to the west of Nagano City and 275KM (<4 hours drive) to the northwest of Tokyo, the resorts of Hakuba Valley are some of the most popular in Nagano....
How to Get to Nozawa Onsen – Nagano Ski Resorts InfoThe resort of Nozawa Onsen us approximately 50KM (<1 hour drive) to the northeast of Nagano City and within easy reach of Tokyo - 260KM (<4 hours drive) – or around 2 hours using the Hokuriku ...
How to Get to Myoko Kogen – Nagano Ski Resorts InfoLocated approximately 30KM (<1 hour drive) directly north of Nagano City and 285KM (3.5 hours drive) to the northwest of Tokyo, the resorts making-up Myoko Kogen are known for their deep powder a...
How to Get to Shiga Kogen – Nagano Ski Resorts InfoLocated approximately 45KM (1 hour drive) to the east of Nagano City and 280KM (<5 hours drive) to the northwest of Tokyo, Shiga Kogen is Japan's largest ski resort, boasting over 600ha of terrai...