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Skiers-only snow resort   Yuzawa, Niigata, Japan
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By train or by car, it is very easy to get to NASPA Ski Garden from the Tokyo region and other areas. NASPA Ski Garden is just a few minutes from the main Echigo Yuzawa Station (Joetsu Shinkansen; Joetsu-sen) and Yuzawa IC (Kanetsu Expressway). Free shuttle buses from the station for hotel guests and extensive free car parking near to the base ski lifts make a trip to NASPA quick and easy.


 

From Narita and Haneda Airport

> For exact departure and arrival times, please check the Jorudan website: http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/
> A limousine bus is also available from Haneda and Narita airport to Tokyo Station:
https://www.limousinebus.co.jp/en/
 

By Train
 
  From Tokyo (about 80 minutes)
Tokyo Station > Joetsu Shinansen > Echigo Yuzawa Station

From Osaka (about 3 hours 50 minutes)
Shin Osaka Station > Tokaido Shinkansen > Tokyo Station > Joetsu Shinkansen > Echigo Yuzawa Station

From Kanazawa (about 3 hours 56 minutes)
Kanazawa Station > Hokuriku Shinkansen > Itoigawa Station > Nihonkaihisui line > Naoetsu Station > Hokuhoku line > Echigo Yuzawa Station

From Kanazawa (about 3 hours 23 minutes)
Kanazawa station > Hokuriku Shinkansen > Takasaki Station > Joetsu Shinkansen > Echigo Yuzawa Station

From Sendai (about 3 hours 15 minutes)
Sendai Station > Tohoku Shinkansen > Omiya Station > Joetsu Shinkansen > Echigo Yuzawa Station

>> For exact departure and arrival times, please check the Jorudan website: http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/


By Car
 
  From Tokyo (about 2 hours; distance of 167km)
Nerima IC > Kanetsu Expressway > Yuzawa IC

From Osaka (about 7 hours 30 minutes; distance of 610km)
Fukita IC > Meishin Expressway > Maihara IC in (Shiga Prefecture) > Hokuriku Expressway > Nagaoka IC > Kanetsu Expressway > Yuzawa IC

From Kanazawa ( about 4hrs, distance of 320km)
Kanazawa IC > Hokuriku Expressway > Nagaoka IC > Kanetsu Expressway > Yuzawa IC

From Sendai ( about 5hrs, distance of 387km)
Sendai Miyagi IC > Tohoku Expressway > Koriyama IC > Banetsu Expressway > Niigata Chuo IC > Hokuriku Expressway > Nagaoka IC > Kanetsu Expressway > Yuzawa IC

Please take a look round on the below Googlemap and the following link for Expressway information.

Please note: In the winter season, it can be very dangerous for unfamiliar drivers to drive on snow-covered roads. Also note that the Kanetsu Expressway is sometimes closed to traffic during heavy snow conditions.

 

 

Winter season shuttle bus schedule

The following shuttle buses are provided for guests at NASPA New Otani hotel

22nd December 2016 until 9th April 2017
 
Weekdays - Mondays to Fridays
(** Excluding 23rd December 2016 - 9th January 2017 and 18th March - 26th March 2017 **)
Depart from NASPA

Depart West Exit
of Echigo Yuzawa Station

9:10am 9:15am
9:45am 9:50am
10:10am 10:15am
10:40am 10:45am
11:10am 11:15am
11:40am 11:45am
12:10pm 12:15pm
12:40pm 12:45pm
1:10pm 1:15pm
1:40pm 1:45pm
2:10pm 2:15pm
2:40pm 2:45pm
3:10pm 3:15pm
3:40pm 3:45pm
4:10pm 4:15pm
4:40pm 4:45pm
5:10pm 5:15pm
5:40pm 5:45pm
6:10pm 6:15pm
6:45pm 6:50pm

 
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
23rd December 2016 until 9th January 2017
18th March until 26th March 2017
Depart from NASPA

Depart West Exit
of Echigo Yuzawa Station

7:55am* 8:00am*
8:10am 8:15am
8:35am 8:40am
8:54am 8:59am
9:10am 9:15am
9:35am 9:40am
9:54am 9:59am
10:13am 10:18am
10:30am 10:35am
11:10am 11:15am
11:40am 11:45am
12:10pm 12:15pm
12:40pm 12:45pm
1:10pm 1:15pm
1:40pm 1:45pm
2:10pm 2:15pm
2:40pm 2:45pm
3:00pm 3:05pm
3:20pm 3:25pm
3:40pm 3:45pm
4:00pm 4:05pm
4:20pm 4:25pm
4:40pm 4:45pm
5:00pm 5:05pm
5:20pm 5:25pm
5:40pm 5:45pm
6:00pm 6:05pm
6:20pm 6:25pm
6:40pm 6:45pm

* Early morning service on the following days:
-- Saturdays and Sundays in December 2016, January and February 2017
-- 23rd December 2016
-- 30th December 2016 until 9th January 2017
 

Extra Friday services
Fridays only, between 6th January 2017 until 31st March 2017
Depart from NASPA

Depart West Exit
of Echigo Yuzawa Station

7:10pm 7:15pm
7:30pm 7:35pm
7:50pm 7:55pm
8:05pm 8:10pm
8:25pm 8:30pm
8:45pm 8:50pm
9:10pm 9:15pm
9:30pm 9:35pm
9:52pm 9:57pm

 

 

 

 

NASPA Ski Garden is a skiers-only resort

NASPA Ski Garden
Yuzawa Town, Minamiuonuma, Niigata, Japan

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