Bus timetable from Shinjuku to Hakuba

Hakuba weather forecast

How do you get to Hakuba?

From Narita Airport you can get transfers direct to your hotel.  It takes between 4.5 - 6 hours depending on whether you are travelling in the day or evening.

From Tokyo you can get the Shinkansen to Nagano Station (1 1/2 hours) and then can either get a bus or transfer the further 1 hour to Hakuba.

How many lifts are there in Hakuba?


How much snow do you get in Hakuba?

10m yearly average

Longest course

8 kilometres.

Multi Resort Lift Passes

These are valid at Hakuba 47, Goryu, Iimori, Happo One, Cortina, Sanasaka, Iwatake, Highland Park, Minekata and Tsugaike Resorts.  They are valid for day skiing only and are valid at one resort per day.  Most resorts will require a Y1000 refundable deposit at the ticket window when validating your ticket.

Number of courses?

There are 144 courses with 35% beginner, 40% intermediate and 25% advance.

Ski lessons are in English

Ski Season runs from 20 December through to end April

Train Timetables for Narita to Tokyo (Narita Express) Tokyo - Nagano (Shinkansen)

You can courier your luggage if you are not travelling direct to Hakuba.

You can courier your luggage to Hakuba if it is not needed whilst visiting places on your way to Hakuba.  If you check your luggage in before 5pm this is an overnight service arriving by 5pm the following day.  Cost is approximately Y2000 per item and you can tie small items together to make one larger package.  

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