From the Cities
Train <From Tokyo Station or Ueno Station>
Hokuriku Shinkansen (bullet train) to Nagano Station … approx. 1.5 hours
This bullet train can be reserved from below.
Then… <From Nagano station>
Alpico bus or Nagano Snow Shuttle to Hakuba (Happo Bus Terminal) … approx. 75 min
Please refer to below for the bus timetable for Alpico bus.You cannot reserve seats for this bus, and you just need to pay as you get on the bus.
And for the Nagano Snow Shuttle bus timetable, and to reserve this bus, please refer to the below. (Reservation is required.)
<From Shinjuku Station>
Azusa (express train) to Hakuba Station… approx. 4 hours
This can be reserved from below (all seats on this train are reserved seats).
* Please note that there is only 1-2 Azusa a day that comes all the way to Hakuba Station. If it does not go all the way to Hakuba Station, please get off at Matsumoto Station and change to the Oito line (local train)… for some time periods, you may need to change trains again at Shinano Omachi Station.
Bus <From Shinjuku Bus Terminal>
Alpico Bus (express bus) to Hakuba (Happo Bus Terminal) … approx. 5 hours
For the bus timetable, and to reserve this bus, please refer to the below. (Reservation is required.)