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Nozawa Onsen is a scenic and easy 2 hour journey from Tokyo on a Shinkansen bullet train to Iiyama then a 20 minute bus, which connects with each train. However, we can make it even easier for you and book a private or shared transfer straight from either the airport or other locations direct to The Ridge.

We provide a complimentary collection service from the Nozawa Onsen Chuo Bus Terminal and TogariNozawa Onsen Train Station. Please email frontdesk@theridgenozawa.com with your arrival details.

AIRPORTS to NOZAWA ONSEN

Narita Airport to Tokyo by Train:
Catch the Narita Express train from the Airport Train Station downstairs. Approx. 1 hour travel time. Cost: Y3,020. You can purchase your tickets right through to Iiyama.

Haneda Airport to Tokyo by Monorail:
The monorail is one minute from the arrivals area on the same level. They run every 3 – 5 minutes and take 14 minutes to Hamamatsucho station. Cost: Y490 adult and Y250 child. Then 6 minutes to Tokyo station on the JR Yamanote line. You can purchase your tickets right through to Iiyama.

Tokyo to Nozawa Onsen by Train:
– 2 hours to Iiyama on Shinkansen bullet train. Cost: Y8,000
– 20-minute connecting bus to Nozawa Onsen Bus Depot. Cost: Y600

View the train and connecting bus schedules.

Nagano Snow Shuttle:
Adult: Y10,300, Child (4-12): Y7,900, Infant: Free

Departs from Narita Airport at 8:00pm on Thursday to Monday or 9:00pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, arriving at The Ridge around 1:00am or 2:00am, respectively.

Departs Nozawa Onsen at 10:30am, arriving at Shinjuku Station (Tokyo) at 3:00pm then Narita Airport around 5:00pm.

PRIVATE TRANSFERS

To Nozawa Onsen:

From Narita – Y90,300
From Haneda – Y83,300
From Tokyo – Y82,500
From Nagano – Y14,890 for minivan (up to 7 people) or sedan (2 people) for Y11,200

SHARED TRANSFERS

To Nozawa Onsen:

From Narita – Y14,900 per adult, Y11,100 per child and Y5,800 per infant. (max 8 persons)

From Haneda – Y13,900 per adult, Y10,400 per child and Y5,500 per infant. (max 8 persons)

Please email frontdesk@theridgenozawa.com with your flight, train or hotel details if you would like to book a private or shared transfer.

NAGANO TO NOZAWA ONSEN

Express Bus
At Nagano train station, go to the east exit and find bus stop #4.
Departs to Nozawa Onsen: 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.15am, 1.35pm, 3.05pm, 4.10pm.
Departs from Chuo Bus Terminal Nozawa Onsen: 9.17am, 11.12am, 12.37pm, 1.57pm, 3.57pm, 4.47pm.

Arrival approximately 1.2 hours.
One-way fare Y1,600.

Or 1 hour via JR Iiyama Line to TogariNozawa Onsen Train Station (Y740).View times at Hyperdia.

HAKUBA to NOZAWA ONSEN

Nagano Snow Shuttle service is complimentary if also staying at The Ridge Hotel & Apartments in Hakuba. Travel time approximately 2 hours.

For timetables and costs from other destinations to Nozawa Onsen, please visit Hyperdia.

TO NOZAWA BY CAR:

Narita Airport: 5.5 hours
Tokyo: 4.5 hours
Nagoya: 5 hours
Osaka / Kyoto: 7 hours