Access to Happo-o’ne &-Happo-ike-sanso Mountain hut

【From Happo-o’ne to Happo-ike-sanso Mountain-hut/Trailhead to Mt. Goryu-dake, Mt Karamatsu-dake】

The Happo-o’ne Ski Resort is also famous as the main venue for the 1998 Nagano Olympic Games.
In the Northern Alps, it is also the trailhead of Karamatsu-dake, Goryu-dake, and Kaerazuno-ken (Japanese meaning is “can’t return from the peak” = it is a difficult route to pass).
From the bottom station to Happo-ike-sanso take 3 lifts going up. (Happo alpen line) from Hakuba Happo Bus Terminal.

There are several parking lots, but the third parking lot has a capacity of about 200 cars.
There is also a parking lot for about 170 cars near the gondola lift platform.

Parking lot: Happo third parking lot approximately 200
Price: 600 yen (one day) ※ Confirmation required
Toilet: yes Drinking Water:  yet

Access from Tokyo (Haneda Start)

  • Plane
  • Train
  • Bus
  • Car
  • Taxi
  • Cable car
  • Ropeway
  • Gondola lift
  • Lift

Haneda
Airport

Commuter Line and JR Yamanote Line

40min~

Shinjuku
Station

JR Chuo Line Super Express [Azusa]

158min~

Matsumoto
Station

JR O-ito Line

118min~

Hakuba
Station

Commuter Bus

5min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Haneda
Airport

Commuter Line and JR Yamanote Line

40min~

Tokyo
Station

JR Hokuriku shinkansen [Kagayaki, Hakutaka, Asama]

92min~

Nagano
Station

Express Bus

75min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Haneda
Airport

Limousine Bus

60min~

Tokyo Station
BUSTA Shinjuku

Nagano
Station

Expressway Bus

75min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Haneda
Airport

Limousine Bus

60min~

BUSTA
Shinjuku

Expressway Bus

313min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Haneda
Airport

Commuter Line and JR Yamanote Line

40min~

Tokyo
Station

Subway

10min~

Takebashi
(In front of Mainichi-Shinbunsha)

Hikers Bus in top season

415min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Haneda
Airport

Toyama
Airport

Airport Bus

30min~

Toyama
Station

JR Hokuriku shinkansen [Kagayaki, Hakutaka]

57min~

Nagano
Station

Express Bus

75min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Please pay careful attention to the operational schedules of buses etc., which operate on limited seasonal schedules.
We are quoting times from the timetables of each transportation company, however please make sure to confirm times with each transportation company on the occasion of your travel.
Time notations do not include time necessary for transferring.

Access by car

Haneda
Airport

Metropolitan Expressway

Approximately 24km 26min~

Eifuku IC

Okaya
JCT

Nagano Expressway

Approximately 34km 23min~

Azumino
IC

Happo O'-ne
3rd Parking

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Times are according to the predictions of time search sites and do not include time for breaks along the way or slowdowns owing to heavy traffic.

Access from Tokyo (Narita Start)

  • Plane
  • Train
  • Bus
  • Car
  • Taxi
  • Cable car
  • Ropeway
  • Gondola lift
  • Lift

Narita
Airport

JR Narita Express

85min~

Shinjuku
Station

JR Chuo Line Super Express [Azusa]

158min~

Matsumoto
Station

JR O-ito Line

118min~

Hakuba
Station

Commuter Bus

5min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Narita
Airport

JR Narita Express

60min~

Tokyo
Station

JR Hokuriku shinkansen [Kagayaki, Hakutaka, Asama]

92min~

Nagano
Station

Express Bus

75min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Narita
Airport

Limousine Bus

100min~

Tokyo Station
BUSTA Shinjuku

Nagano
Station

Express Bus

75min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Narita
Airport

Limousine Bus

125min~

BUSTA
Shinjuku

Expressway Bus

313min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Narita
Airport

JR Narita Express

60min~

Tokyo
Station

Subway

10min~

Takebashi
(In front of Mainichi-Shinbunsha)

Hikers Bus in top season

415min~

Hakuba
Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Narita
Airport

Expressway Bus

516min~

Nagano
Station

Express Bus

75min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Please pay careful attention to the operational schedules of buses etc., which operate on limited seasonal schedules.
We are quoting times from the timetables of each transportation company, however please make sure to confirm times with each transportation company on the occasion of your travel.
Time notations do not include time necessary for transferring.

Access by car

Narita
Airport

HIgashikanto & Other Expressways

Approximately 98 km 80 min~

Nerima
IC

Kanetsu Expressway

Approximately 78km 54min~

Fujioka
JCT

Jyo-shinetsu Expressway

Approximately 125km 83min~

Nagano
IC

Happo O'-ne
3rd Parking

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Times are according to the predictions of time search sites and do not include time for breaks along the way or slowdowns owing to heavy traffic.

Access from Kansai & Osaka

  • Plane
  • Train
  • Bus
  • Car
  • Taxi
  • Cable car
  • Ropeway
  • Gondola lift
  • Lift

Kansai
International
Airport

JR Airport Express

51min~

Shin Osaka
Station

JR Tokaido Shinkansen [Nozomi]

48min~

Nagoya
Station

JR Chuo Line Super Express [Shinano]

123min~

Mastumoto
Station

JR O-ito Line

118min~

Hakuba
Station

Commuter Bus

5min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Kansai
International
Airport

Limousine Bus

80min~

Osaka
Station

Express Bus

390min~

Nagano
Station

Express Bus

75min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Kansai
International
Airport

Limousine Bus

93min~

Itami
Airport

JAL Seasonal Flight in Augast

50min~

Shinsyu Matsumoto
Airport

Shuttle Bus ※Need a Reservation

150min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

If coming by air, depending on your actual time of arrival, you may not be in time to access the next leg of your transportation, so please be sure to confirm in advance.
Please pay careful attention to the operational schedules of buses etc., which operate on limited seasonal schedules.
We are quoting times from the timetables of each transportation company, however please make sure to confirm times with each transportation company on the occasion of your travel.
Time notations do not include time necessary for transferring.

Access by car

Kansai
International
Airport

Hanshin & Other Expressways

Approximately 67km 67min~ 

Suita
JCT

Meishin & Tomei Expressway

Approximately 176km 120min~

Komaki
JCT

Okaya
JCT

Nagano Expressway

Approximately 34km 23min~

Azumino
IC

Happo O'-ne
3rd Parking

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Access from Nagoya

  • Plane
  • Train
  • Bus
  • Car
  • Taxi
  • Cable car
  • Ropeway
  • Gondola lift
  • Lift

Chubu
International
Airport

Commuter Train

30min~

Nagoya
Station

JR Chuo Line Super Express [Shinano]

123min~

Mastumoto
Station

JR O-ito Line

118min~

Hakuba
Station

Commuter Bus

5min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Chubu
International
Airport

Limousine Bus

88min~

Nagoya Station
(Meitetsu Bus Center)

Express Bus

287min~

Nagano
Station

Express Bus

75min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Chubu
International
Airport

Limousine Bus

88min~

Nagoya Station
Taikoguchi gate

Hikers Bus in top season

430min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Please pay careful attention to the operational schedules of buses etc., which operate on limited seasonal schedules.
We are quoting times from the timetables of each transportation company, however please make sure to confirm times with each transportation company on the occasion of your travel.
Time notations do not include time necessary for transferring.

Access by car

Chubu
International
Airport

Chita-hanto Expressway

Approximately 48km 40min~

Kamiyashiro JCT
Hongo IC

Tomei Expressway

Approximately16km12分~

Komaki
JCT

Okaya
JCT

Nagano Expressway

Approximately 34km 23min~

Azumino
IC

Happo O'-ne
3rd Parking

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Times are according to the predictions of time search sites and do not include time for breaks along the way or slowdowns owing to heavy traffic.

Access from Fukuoka & Sapporo

  • Plane
  • Train
  • Bus
  • Car
  • Taxi
  • Cable car
  • Ropeway
  • Gondola lift
  • Lift

Fukuoka

Fukuoka
Airport

Shinsyu Matsumoto
Airport

Shuttle Bus ※Need a Reservation

150min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Sapporo

Shin-Chitose Airport
(Sapporo)

Shinsyu Matsumoto
Airport

Shuttle Bus ※Need a Reservation

150min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

Kobe

Kobe Airport

Shinsyu Matsumoto
Airport

Shuttle Bus ※Need a Reservation

150min~

Hakuba Happo
Bus Terminal

Gondola Lift (Early Jun~Late Oct)

20min~

Happoike
sanso

If coming by air, depending on your actual time of arrival, you may not be in time to access the next leg of your transportation, so please be sure to confirm in advance.
Please pay careful attention to the operational schedules of buses etc., which operate on limited seasonal schedules.
We are quoting times from the timetables of each transportation company, however please make sure to confirm times with each transportation company on the occasion of your travel.
Time notations do not include time necessary for transferring.