Impromptus HAKUBA - Access

BY CAR

[ From Tokyo ]

( Chuo Expressway )
Change to Nagano Highway through Okaya JCT
Get off at Azumino Interchange
Merge onto route 147/148 to Hakuba, then approximately 1 hour to Hakuba.

( Kan-Etsu Expressway )
Change to Joshin-etsu Freeway through Fujioka JCT
Get off at Nagano Interchange
Take Prefectural Highway 31/33 known as Olympic road, then approximately 1 hour to Hakuba.

[ From Nagoya ]

( Chuo Expressway )
Change to Nagano Highway through Okaya JCT
Get off at Azumino Interchange
Merge onto route 147/148 to Hakuba, then approximately 1 hour to Hakuba.

[ From Osaka ]

( Meishin Expressway )
Change to Hokuriku Freeway through Maibara JCT
Get off at Itoigawa Interchange
Merge onto route 148 to Hakuba, then approximately 50 minuties to Hakuba.

( Meishin Expressway )
Change to Chuo Expressway at Komaki JCT
Get off at Azumino Interchange
Merge onto route 147/148 to Hakuba, approximately 1 hour to Hakuba.

[ From Hokuriku ]
( Hokuriku Freeway )
Get off at Itoigawa Interchange
Merge onto route 148 to Hakuba, then approximately 50 minuties to Hakuba.

BY TRAIN

[ From Tokyo ]

( From Japan Railway(JR) Shinjuku Station )
Limited Express Super Azusa to Matsumoto Station
Change to Ooito line to Hakuba
Travel time: 4 hours total
(There are a few direct expresses from Shinjuku to Hakuba daily)

( From Japan Railway(JR) Tokyo Station )
Nagano Shinkansen Asama (Bullet Train) to Nagano Station
Catch a bus from Nagano to Hakuba
Travel time: 3 hours total

[ From Nagoya ]

( From JR Nagoya Station )
Limited Express Super Shinano to Matsumoto Station
Change to Ooito Line to Hakuba
Travel time: 3.5 hours total

[ From Osaka ]

( From JR Osaka Station )
Take Shinkansen (Bullet Train) or Kintetsu Express to Nagoya Station

Limited Express Super Shinano to Matsumoto Station

Change to Ooito Line to Hakuba

[ From Hokuriku ]

( From JR Itoigawa Station )
Take JR Hokuriku Main Line at Itoigawa station to Hakuba
(need to transfer at Minami-Otari)
Travel time: 1.5 hours

[ From Hakuba or Happo Station ]
About 10 min by taxi. There are taxies waiting in front of Hakuba stations.
About 5 min by taxi. There are taxies waiting in front of Happo stations.
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