Access to Kamikochi

【From Shin-shima-shima, Sawando, Hirayu Onsen, Akandana to Kamikochi / Trailhead for Mt. Yari-gatake, Hotaka Mountains Mt. Yake-dake】

From the Matsumoto side to the entrance to the Northern Alps, Kamikochi, if you take a train from Shinjima, if you drive a car, you will transfer to a bus at Sawando Parking.
From the Takayama side, you will take a bus from Takayama to Hirayu Bus Terminal and transfer, and if you drive a car, your will utilize bus access from the parking lot that is also in Hirayu Akandana Parking.
From each parking lot, it takes about 30 minutes by bus to Kamikochi Bus Terminal.
Operation in the Kamikochi business district is from late April to mid November. In winter, is closed from Kama tunnel.

Sawando parking lot: There are 4 municipal parking lots, space for about 1200 cars, and about 730 private parking lots, holding about 730 cars.
Price: Regular sized car ¥ 600 / day
Toilet: yes
Drinking water: yes
Public parking lots are available 24/7. The private sector is closed at night.

Akandana Car Park: There are also three municipal car parks, which can accommodate a total of 850 cars.
Rate: Ordinary car 600 yen / 1 day
Toilet: yes  Drinking water: yes
Public parking lots are available 4:00-19:00

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

Alpico Commuter Line

30min~

Shin
shima-shima

Alpico Commuter Bus

65min~

Kamikochi

Haneda
Airport

Commuter Line and JR Yamanote Line

40min~

Tokyo
Station

JR Hokuriku shinkansen [Kagayaki, Hakutaka, Asama]

92min~

Nagano
Station

Express Bus

105min~

Kamikochi

Haneda
Airport

Commuter Line and JR Yamanote Line

40min~

Tokyo
Station

Express Bus:midnight

400min~

Kamikochi

Haneda
Airport

Commuter Line and JR Yamanote Line

60min~

Shinjuku Station
Busta Shinjuku

Express Bus

287min~

Kamikochi

In addition, there are many direct bus flights from Kanto area main terminal to Kamikochi in summer only.
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 28min~

Eifuku IC

Okaya
JCT

Nagano Expressway

Approximately
26km 17min~

Matsumoto
IC

Sawando

Shuttle Bus

30min~

Kamikochi

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

Alpico Commuter Line

30min~

Shin
shima-shima

Alpico Commuter Bus

65min~

Kamikochi

Narita
Airport

JR Narita Express

60min~

Tokyo
Station

JR Hokuriku shinkansen [Kagayaki, Hakutaka, Asama]

92min~

Nagano
Station

Express Bus

105min~

Kamikochi

Narita
Airport

JR Narita Express

60min~

Tokyo
Station

Express Bus:midnight

400min~

Kamikochi

Narita
Airport

JR Narita Express

85min~

Shinjuku Station
Busta Shinjuku

Express Bus

287min~

Kamikochi

In addition, there are many direct bus flights from Kanto area main terminal to Kamikochi in summer only.
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 Expressway & Other Expressways

Approximately
80km 70min~

Eifukutyo
IC

Okaya
JCT

Nagano Expressway

Approximately
26km 17min~

Matsumoto
IC

Sawando

Shuttle Bus

30min~

Kamikochi

Access from 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~

Matsumoto
Station

Alpico Commuter Line

30min~

Shin
shima-shima

Alpico Commuter Bus

65min~

Kamikochi

Kansai
International
Airport

Limousine Bus

80min~

Osaka
Station

Express Bus:Midnight

470min~

Kamikochi

Kansai
International
Airport

Limousine Bus

93min~

Itami
Airport

JAL Seasonal Flight in Augast

50min~

Shinshu Matsumoto
Airport

Airport Bus

30min~

Matsumoto Station
Matsumoto Bus Terminal

Alpico Commuter Line

30min~

Shin
shima-shima

Alpico Commuter Bus

65min~

Kamikochi

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 Expressway & Other Expressways

Approximately 67km 67min~ 

Suita
JCT

Meishin Expressway/Tomei Express Way

Approximately 156km 106min~

Ichinomiya
JCT

Tokai-Hokuriku Express Way

Approximately
126km 87min~

Takayama Nishi
IC

Hirayu
Akandana Parking

Shuttle Bus

30min~

Kamikochi

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 Nagoya

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

Chubu
International
Airport

Commuter Line

30min~

Nagoya
Station

JR Chuo Line Super Express [Shinano]

123min~

Matsumoto
Station

Alpico Commuter Line

30min~

Shin
shima-shima

Alpico Commuter Bus

65min~

Kamikochi

Chubu
International
Airport

Limousine Bus

88min~

Nagoya Station
(Meitetsu Bus Center)

Express Bus

207min~

Matsumoto Station
Matsumoto Bus Terminal

Alpico Commuter Line

30min~

Shin
shima-shima

Alpico Commuter Bus

65min~

Kamikochi

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 63km 53min~

Ichinomiya
JCT

Tokai-Hokuriku Express Way

Approximately
126km 87min~

Takayama Nishi
IC

Hirayu
Akandana Parking

Shuttle Bus

30min~

Kamikochi

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 & Kobe

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

Fukuoka

Fukuoka
Airport

FDA Fujidream Airlines

85min~

Shinshu Matsumoto
Airport

Airport Bus

30min~

Matsumoto Station
Matsumoto Bus Terminal

Alpico Commuter Line

30min~

Shin
shima-shima

Alpico Commuter Bus

65min~

Kamikochi

Sapporo

Shin-Chitose
Airport

FDA Fujidream Airlines

105min~

Shinshu Matsumoto
Airport

Airport Bus

30min~

Matsumoto Station
Matsumoto Bus Terminal

Alpico Commuter Line

30min~

Shin
shima-shima

Alpico Commuter Bus

65min~

Kamikochi

Kobe

Kobe Airport

FDA Fujidream Airlines

105min~

Shinshu Matsumoto
Airport

Airport Bus

30min~

Matsumoto Station
Matsumoto Bus Terminal

Alpico Commuter Line

30min~

Shin
shima-shima

Alpico Commuter Bus

65min~

Kamikochi

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.