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.
Airports to Hakuba :
Nagano Snow Shuttle
Adult: Y9,900, Child (4-12): Y7,500, Infant: Free (no seat)
View website for timetables.
Luxury bus liner service with WiFi on board. Daily from 18 December to 6 March 2016 (excluding 30 December to 4 January).
Departs Narita at 9.15am and arrives at Hakuba Happo bus depot 3.15pm.
Departs Hakuba at 10.15am and arrives at Narita Terminal 2 at 4.10pm and Terminal 1 at 4.15pm.
One way fare per adult is Y9,500 and Y6,700 per child.
Monorail from Haneda Airport to Tokyo Station
The monorail is a one minute walk from Arrivals gate, takes only 14 minutes to Hamamatsucho station and runs every 3 - 5 minutes.
Adult: Y490 and Child: Y250
Then catch the Yamanote Line to Tokyo Station (6 minutes) for the JR Shinkansen to Nagano.
Tokyo Station to Hakuba by Train:
- 1.5 hours Nagano JR Shinkansen bullet train. Cost: Y8,200.
- Then 1 hour by Express bus from Nagano to Happo Bus Depot, or private transfer.
Cost: Y1,800 (pay cash upon boarding)
Shared Jumbo Minivan (max 8 adults)
We can also arrange private or shared transfers in comfortable minivans (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 – Y97,300 (1-7 people), Y111,200 (8 people)
From Haneda – Y90,300 (1-7 people), Y103,200 (8 people)
From Tokyo – Y70,340
*Plus Y2,000 service fee.
Shinjuku (Tokyo) to Hakuba Highway Bus
Keio Bus From Shinjuku Station West Exit – Y4,700 one way, Y8,500 return.
Nagano – Hakuba :
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.
Sedan (2 people) for Y10,040 or Y13,410 for a 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.
- 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.