Access to Hakuba

1. Shinjuku / Tokyo ⇔ Hakuba

There are several different ways to go to Hakuba from Tokyo.

Highway bus (Recommended)

The easiest and cheapest way to travel without any transferring and carrying luggage!

Day-time bus: From Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal

Total time : Approx. 5h 10 min
Fare (One way) : Adults 5,200JPY, Children 2,600PY

Mon-Thu:Avg. 4buses a day
Fri-Sun:Avg. 6-7buses a day


Overnight bus: From Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal

Total time : Approx. 7h 10 min
Fare (One way) : Adults 6,600JPY, Children 3,300JPY

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Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal


Trains + Bus: From Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station → Nagano Station by Shinkansen
Nagano Station → Hakuba by Local bus

Total time : Approx. 3h (Transferring time is not included.)
Fare (One way) : From 9,800JPY

Mon-Thu : Avg. 4buses a day
Fri-Sun : Avg. 6-7buses a day


2. Haneda Airport Terminal ⇔ Hakuba

There are several different ways to go to Hakuba from Haneda Airport Terminal.

Limousine bus + Highway bus

Haneda Airport → Shinjuku → Hakuba

If you are going to Hakuba from either Haneda or Narita Airport, get a discount by using Haneda/Narita Airport transfer tickets.
Regular price 6,450JPY → After a discount 5,800JPY (650JPY Off)

Total time : 6h 10min
Haneda Airport - Shinjuku : Approx. 1h
Shinjuku - Hakuba : 5h 10min

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Direct highway bus

Total time : Approx. 6h
Fare (One way) : Adults 9,800JPY, Children 7,800JPY

1 bus per day

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3. Narita Airport Terminal ⇔ Hakuba

There are several different ways to go to Hakuba from Narita Airport Terminal.

Limousine bus + Highway bus

Narita Airport → Shinjuku → Hakuba

If you are going to Hakuba from either Haneda or Narita Airport, get a discount by using Haneda/Narita Airport transfer tickets.
Regular price 8,400JPY → After a discount 7,400JPY (1,000JPY Off)

Total time : 7h 10min
Narita Airport - Shinjuku : Approx. 2h
Shinjuku - Hakuba : 5h 10min

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Direct highway bus

From : Narita Airport
Total time : Approx. 5h 30min
Fare (One way) : Adults 9,300JPY, Children 7,300JPY

1 bus per day

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Nagano Snow Shuttle

From : Narita Airport
Total time : Approx. 6h
Fare (One way) : From 9,900JPY
4 buses per day

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