Access to Kitazawa Pass from Hotel Senryu-so

【From Senryu-sou Hotel to Kitazawa Touge Pass / Trailhead for Mt. Kaikoma-gatake, Mt. Senjyo-gatake, Mt. Nokogiri-dake etc】

Going from Nagano Prefecture/Ina side base Senryu-so to the northernmost part of the Southern Alps, you can change to the Minami-Alps Forest path bus from here (Senryu-so) and head for Kitazawa Pass. It will be the trailhead to Mt. Kaikoma-gatake, Mt. Nokogiri-dake, Mt. Senjo-gatake and Mt. Aino-dake.
There are two ways to take a bus from Ina City via Takato to Senryu-so, or from Chino directly over Tsuetsuki Pass to Senryu-so. Access from the Chino side is convenient, but please note that there is only one morning flight from mid-July to early November.
If you are traveling by car, park at Senryu-so and change to the Southern Alps Forest path bus.
As of May 2021, the Ina City side of the Southern Alps Forest Road Bus operates from Todai-guchi to Utasyuku.

Parking lot: Accomodates around 150 at Senryu-so
Support Fee: ¥ 200
Toilet: yes Drinking water: yes

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]

127min~

Chino
Station

JR Bus [Gio-liner] from July to November
Confirmation required

75min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

Haneda
Airport

Limousine Bus

60min~

BUSTA
Shinjuku

Express Bus

287min~

Kamisuwa
Station

JR Chuo Line Super Express [Azusa]

6min~

Chino
Station

JR Bus [Gio-liner] from July to November
Confirmation required

75min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

Haneda
Airport

Commuter Line and JR Yamanote Line

40min~

Tokyo
Station

Subway

10min~

Takebashi
(In front of Mainichi-Shinbunsha)

Hikers Bus in top season

300min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

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 24 km 30min~

Eifuku IC

Suwa
IC

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

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]

127min~

Chino
Station

JR Bus [Gio-liner] from July to November
Confirmation required

75min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

Narita
Airport

Limousine Bus

125min~

BUSTA
Shinjuku

Express Bus

287min~

Kamisuwa
Station

JR Chuo Line Super Express [Azusa]

6min~

Chino
Station

JR Bus [Gio-liner] from July to November
Confirmation required

75min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

Narita
Airport

JR Narita Express

85min~

Tokyo
Station

Subway

10min~

Takebashi
(In front of Mainichi-Shinbunsha)

Hikers Bus in Top season

300min~

Senryu-so
Hotel

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

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 72min~

Eifuku IC

Suwa
IC

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

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 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] 

84min~

Kiso-fukushima
Station

JR Bus [Panorama-liner] from July to November
Confirmation required

85min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

Kansai
International
Airport

Limousine Bus

80min~

Osaka
Station

Express Bus

304min~

Ina Bus Terminal/
Ina City Station

JR Kanto Bus Takato-line/Transfer at Takato

51min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

Kansai
International
Airport

Limousine Bus

93min~

Itami
Airport

JAL seasonal flight

50min~

Shinsyu
Matsumoto
Airport

Airport Bus

30min~

Matsumoto Station/
Matsumoto
Bus Terminal

JR Chuo Line Super Express [Azusa]

31min~

Chino
Station

JR Bus [Gio-liner] from July to November
Confirmation required

75min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

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 Expressway

Approximately 176km 120min~

Komaki
JCT

Ina
IC

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

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 Train

30min~

Nagoya
Station

JR Chuo Line Super Express [Shinano]

84min~

Kiso-fukushima
Station

JR Bus [Panorama-liner] from July to November
Confirmation required

85min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

Chubu
International
Airport

Limousine Bus

78min~

Nagoya Station/
Meitetu Bus Center

Express Bus

180min

Ina Bus Terminal/
Ina City Station

JR Kanto Bus Takato-line/Transfer at Takato

51min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

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~

Nagoya
IC

Komaki
JCT

Ina
IC

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

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

Airport Bus

30min~

Matsumoto Station/
Matsumoto
Bus Terminal

JR Chuo & I-ida Line

46min~

Ina Bus Terminal/
Ina City Station

JR Kanto Bus Takato-line/Transfer at Takato

51min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

Sapporo

Shin-Chitose
Airport

Shinsyu
Matsumoto
Airport

Airport Bus

30min~

Matsumoto Station/
Matsumoto
Bus Terminal

JR Chuo & I-ida Line

56 min~

Ina Bus Terminal/
Ina City Station

JR Kanto Bus Takato-line/Transfer at Takato

51min~

Hotel
Senryu-so

The Minami-Alps Forest path bus

55min~

Kitazawa Toge Pass

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.