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Hakuba is a scenic and easy 2.5 hour journey from Tokyo on the Nagano Shinkansen bullet train and express bus. Or we can make it even easier and book you a private transfer from the airport to our hotel.

Please see below for transfer options and pricing. Should you catch public transport to Hakuba, one of our staff members will happily collect you from the Hakuba Train Station or Happo Bus Terminal for a speedy check-in.   

Narita Airport to Hakuba :

Nagano Snow Shuttle
Adult: Y9,900, Child (4-12): Y7,500, Infant: Free

Departs from Narita Airport at 8:00pm on Thursday to Monday or 9:00pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, arriving at The Ridge around 1:30am or 2:30am, respectively. 

Departs from Happo Bus Terminal at 10:30am, arriving at Shinjuku Station (Tokyo) at 3:00pm then Narita Airport around 5:00pm. Please note, we will drop you off to the bus terminal. 

Highland Express
New luxury bus liner service with WiFi on board. Daily from 20 December 2013 2 March 2014.

Departs Narita at 8.30am and arrives at Hakuba Happo bus depot 2.21pm.
Departs Hakuba at 11.00am and arrives at Narita at 4.56pm.

One way fare per adult is Y8,500 and Y4,250 per child.

Train from Narita Airport to Tokyo:
Catch the Narita Express train from the Airport Train Station downstairs.
Approx. 1 hour travel time. Cost: Y2,940
It is advisable to purchase your JR Shinkansen ticket to Nagano at the same time.
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Tokyo to Hakuba by Train:
- 1.5 hours Nagano JR Shinkansen bullet train. Cost: Y7,970. 
 - Then 1 hour by Express bus from Nagano to Happo Bus Depot, or private transfer.
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Shared Jumbo Minivan (max 8 adults)
We can also arrange private or shared transfers in comfortable mini vans (approx. 5.5 hours). Booking can be made up to 5 days in advance. Y13,900 per adult, Y9,800 per child and Y4,100 per infant. From Haneda Airport, Y12,900 per adult, Y9,100 per child and Y3,800 per infant.

Chartered / Private Transfer to The Ridge (max 8 adults)
From Narita – Y69,500 (1-5 people), Y83,400 (6 people), Y97,300 (7 people), Y111,200 (8 people)*
From Tokyo – Y70,340
From Haneda – Y64,500 (1-5 people), Y77,400 (6 people), Y90,300 (7 people), Y103,200 (8 people)*
From Kyoto – Y90,000 
* The fare would vary if there is a child or infant.

Shinjuku (Tokyo) to Hakuba Highway Bus
Keio Bus From Shinjuku Station West Exit – Y4,700 one way, Y8,500 return.
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Nagano – Hakuba : 

Public Bus
At Nagano station, go to the east exit and find bus stop #6. The bus bound for Hakuba departs between 8:20am to 10.00pm daily and costs Y1,800. There is no public transport option after 10.00pm.  
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Private Transfer
Sedan (2 people) for Y8,780 or Y10,760 for minivan (up to 8 people depending on luggage).

Nagoya – Hakuba :


-2 hours to Matsumoto and 1.5 hours from Matsumoto to Hakuba by transferring to Oito line.
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- 4 hours from Tokyo via Chuo and Nagano Expressway, get off at Toyoshina Interchange, or via Kanetsu and Joshinetsu Expressway get off at Nagano Interchange. 
- 3 hours and 30 minutes by car from Nagoya, get off at Toyoshina Interchange.