ACCESS FROM TOKYO NAGANO BY SHINKANSEN, TRAIN, BUS

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Hokuriku-Shinkansen

What’s your impression of a journey from Tokyo to Nagano? Long journey? Beautiful landscape journey? It depends on the way to go to Nagano. This article introduces various ways to get from Tokyo to Nagano. Please choose the way that best suits you!

HOKURIKU SHINKANSEN

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If you can’t stay in Japan for a long time, we recommend Shinkansen. Shinkansen(新幹線) is the fastest transportation in Japan. There is a Hokuriku Shinkansen Line from Tokyo station to Nagano station, fastest 1 hour 23 minutes, from 7680 yen.

Hokuriku Shinkansen stops are Karuizawa, Sakudaira, Ueda where is all eastern area in Nagano prefecture.

LIMITED EXPRESS TRAIN AZUSA

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The Azusa is a limited express service operated by East Japan Railway Company, which mainly run between Shinjuku and Matsumoto via the Chūō Main Line and Shinonoi Line.

When you want to visit Matsumoto, Kiso, Hakuba area, you should use the limited express train Azusa. Hokuriku shinkansen doesn’t go to Matsumoto, Kiso, Hakuba area.

Fastest2 hours 26 minutes
Fee6,500 yen
Last time from Shinjuku station to Matsumoto station21:00

HIGHWAY BUS

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Highway Bus is the cheapest and longest way from Tokyo to Nagano. The below is

The bus nameFee
Ikebukuro to Nagano Line (Nagaden Bus)2,700 yen~
Shinjuku to Nagano Line (Alpico Bus)1,500 yen~
Willer Express 1,300 yen~
Shoei Bus (Dottocom Liner) (Japanese Only)1,400 yen〜
Travis Japan (Japanese Only)2,200 yen~

AIRPORT SHUTTLE

If you want to go to Nagano hotel from Narita Airports and Haneda Airports, we recommend Chuo Taxi’s airport shuttle! More detail and make a reservation↓※Reservations required 5 days in advance.

Q
What hours is the service available?
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Chuo taxi’s service is available 24 hours according to your flight schedule.

Chuo Taxi Airport Shuttle Sample prices

From Narita Airport to Hakuba Village14,700 yen
From Narita Airport to Matsumoto City13,900 yen
From Haneda Airport to Nagano City11,900 yen
From Haneda Airport to Shigakogen12,700 yen
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NAGANO TRIP

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We offer information about Nagano preference’s sightseeing contents.
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WELCOME TO NAGANO

The characteristic points of Nagano prefecture are a fusion between affluent nature and Japanese traditional lifestyle. Nagano is constructed in many town and village, where have originality. These regions have a different history, different culture, different nature, we can feel a side of Nagano as a treasure box.