Expressway / express Bus

To Nagano Prefecture

From Tokyo Area

Direction Company Time Fare Per day Note
Ikebukuro (Tokyo) to Nagano Nagaden / Seibu 3:42 from ¥2600 6 Add’l p/u incl. Nerima and Kawagoe, add’l stops incl. Yashiro, Oginoya and Gondo
Shinjuku (Tokyo) to Nagano Alpico / Keio 3:40 from ¥2900 15 Add’l p/u at Nakano and Nerima; add’l stops incl. Yashiro, Nagano IC, Tanbajima Br., and Zenkoji Daimon
Shinjuku to Nagano Willer 3:40 from ¥2000 6 1 add’l p/u per day at Disney Resort and Kawasaki; add’l stops at Matsushiro and Oshimada.
Shinjuku to Nagano Arena 4:15 from ¥2000 5 Add’l stops at Matsushiro and Oshimada. (Add’l busses from Tokyo Station; add’l stop at Disney Resort 1 per day)
Tokyo Station to Nagano Willer 3:20 from ¥2000 3 Add’l stops at Matsushiro and Oshimada.
Ikebukuro to Ueda Chikuma / Seibu 3:50 ¥3500 13 Add’l p/u incl. Shinjuku and Kawagoe, add’l stops incl. Saku-area, Komoro and Bessho Onsen.
Ikebukuro to Karuizawa Chikuma / Seibu 2:52 ¥2600 7 Add’l p/u incl. Nerima and Kawagoe, add’l stops incl. Karuizawa Shopping Plaza and Prince Hotel.
Shinjuku to Matsumoto Alpico / Keio 3:12 from ¥2400 24 Add’l p/u at Chuodo Hino; add’l stops at Naganodo Midoriko, Hirooka-Nomura, Kambayashi & Matsumoto IC
Shinjuku to Hakuba Alpico / Keio 5:13 from ¥2700 5-7 Add’l p/u incl. Hachioji; add’l stops in Azumino and at Omachi, Hakuba Goryu, Hakabucho before Happo B.T.
Shinjuku to Iida/Ina Shinnan, et al 4:07 from ¥3500 16 Add’l p/u at Chuodo Hino; add’l stops incl. Tatsuno, Komagane and Igara (Iida I.C.)
Shinjuku to Suwa/Okaya Alpico / Keio 3:35 from ¥1250 17-18 Add’l p/u at Chuodo Hino and Hachioji; add’l stops along Chuodo Expwy and Chino, Shimo-Suwa.
Narita/Disney to Matsumoto/Nagano Alpico / Nariku 9:16 from ¥3100 1 Overnight. Add’l p/u at Asakusa and Ueno; add’l stops at Chuodo Chino and along Nagano Expwy to Matsumoto.
Narita Airport to Hakuba Alpico 6:00 from ¥9000 1 Winter Only. Stops are Hakuba Goryu, Hakuba Sta. and Hakuba Happo.
Narita Airport to Hakuba Nag. Snow Shuttle 6:00 ¥9000 2 Winter Only. Additional service from Haneda Airport and to Nozawa Onsen, Myoko Kogen and Shiga Kogen
Tachikawa to Ueda Chikuma / Seibu 3:46 ¥3500 2 Add’l p/u at Tamagawa: add’l stops incl. Komoro Kogen & Tobu-Yunomaru; add’l service to Saku & Komoro
Tachikawa to Iida/Ina Shinnan, et al 4:44 from ¥3000 4 Add’l p/u incl. Hachioji; add’l stops along Chuo Expwy incl. Tatsuno, Minowa, Ina IC, Komagane and Igara (Iida I.C.)
Yokohama to Iida/Ina Ina Bus 5:01 from ¥3600 2 Add’l stops along Chuo Expwy incl. Tatsuno, Minowa, Ina IC, Komagane and Igara (Iida I.C.)

From Nagoya, Kofu

Direction Company Time Fare Per day Note
Nagoya to Nagano Alpico / Meitetsu 4:51 from ¥3600 2 Add’l p/u at Tokadai; add’l stops along Nagano Expwy incl. Okaya, Matsumoto, Azumino, Obasute, Nagano IC
Nagoya to Matsumoto Alpico / Meitetsu 3:27 from ¥2600 8 Add’l p/u at Tokadai; add’l stops along Nagano Expwy incl. Tatsuno, Okaya, Kambayashi, Matsumoto IC
Nagoya to Iida/Ina Shinnan/Meitetsu 3:16 from ¥3290 24 Add’l p/u incl. Sakae, Magome; add’l stops incl. Hirugami Onsen, Komagane, service on to Minowa.
Kofu to Iida/Hirugami Onsen Yamanashi / JR 2:29 from ¥3000 3 Add’l p/u along Chuo Expwy incl. Nirasaki, Yatsugatake, Kobuchisawa; add’l stop at Takamori

From Kyoto / Osaka Area

Direction Company Time Fare Per day Note
Umeda (Osaka) / Kyoto to Nagano Alpico / Hankyu 6:40 from ¥6000 2* Add’l p/u incl. Shin-Osaka, Senri Chuo, Kyoto-Fukakusa; add’l stops incl. Obasute SA, Nagano IC, Tambabashi.
Kobe/Osaka/Kyoto to Nag./Y’naka Nagaden/Nankai 9:07 from ¥7300 1* Add’l p/u at Umeda Hwy BT, add’l stops incl. Suzaka, Obuse, Nakano, Iiyama.
Umeda / Kyoto to Matsumoto Alpico / Hankyu 5:42 from ¥5400 3* Add’l p/u incl. Shin-Osaka, Senri Chuo, Kyoto-Fukakusa; add’l stops incl. Okaya and Matsumoto IC
Osaka / Kyoto to Iida / Ina Shinnan/Ina/Hankyu 6:00 ¥5450 2 Add’l p/u incl. Shin-Osaka; add’l stops incl. Igara, Takamori, Matsukawa, Komagane IC and on to Minowa
Umeda to Suwa / Chino Alpico / Hankyu 6:21 from ¥6500 2* Add’l p/u incl. Shin-Osaka; add’l stops incl. Chuodo Tatsuno, Okaya, Shimosuwa, Kamisuwa, Minotoguchi(summer)
Osaka / Kyoto to Ueda / Karuizawa Chikuma/Kintetsu 9:18 from ¥9300 1* Add’l p/u incl. Abenobashi Sta., add’l stops incl. Yashiro PA, Sakaki PA, Tomi, Komoro, Sakudaira, Saku IC

*Includes overnight buses.

From Hida-Takayama

Direction Company Time Fare Per day Note
Takayama/Shinhotaka to Matsumoto Alpico / Nohi 2:25/2:05 ¥3190* 6+ Limited add’l service from Shinhotaka, add’l stops incl. Sawando (for Kamikochi), Shinshimashima, Matsumoto IC

4-Day Pass offerred

*Discount available for JR East Pass holders

From Toyama

Direction Company Time Fare Per day Note
Toyama to Nagano Nagaden/Toy.Rail 3:26 ¥3100 2 Add’l p/u incl. Uozu, Kurobe; add’l stops incl. Kashiwabara, Toyota, Nakano, Obuse, Suzaka

From Niigata

Direction Company Time Fare Per day Note
Niigata to Nagano Nagaden/NiigataK 3:34 ¥3290 4 Add’l p/u incl. Sanjo-Tsubame, Nagaoka-kita; add’l stops incl. Toyota, Nakano, Obuse, Suzaka

Within Nagano Prefecture

Direction Company Time Fare Per day Note
Matsumoto to Nagano Alpico 1:26 ~¥1100 18* Add’l p/u along Nagano Expwy incl. Azumino, Obasute; add’l stops incl. Nagano IC and Pref. Office *Weekday Only
Nagano to Ina IC/Komagane IC/Iida Shinnan, et al 3:12 ~¥2870 8 Add’l p/u at Obasute, Azumino, Matsumoto IC and along Chuo Expwy incl. Tatsuno, Minowa,
Nagano to Saku Chikuma 1:50 ~¥1230 6-7 Add’l p/u at Nagano IC, Sakaki PA, Ueda Sugadaira, Komoro Kogen; add’l stops incl. Saku Hospital
Nagano to Kamikochi Alpico 2:45 from ¥2900 1 Add’l p/u at Tambabashi, Nagano IC, Obasute SA; add’l stops at Taishoike, Teikoku Hotel CLOSED IN WINTER
Nagano to Hakuba Alpico 1:10 ~¥2000 6+ Add’l stops incl. Miasa, Hakuba Goryu, Hakuba Norikura (limited). ADDITIONAL SERVICE IN WINTER
Nagano to Ogizawa / Omachi Alpico 1:45 ~¥2600 3-6 For the Tateyama / Kurobe Alpen Route. Add’l stops incl. Semmi, Miasa, Omachi-Onsenkyo, Kuroyon Royal Hotel
Nagano to Togakushi Chusha Alpico 1:04 ¥1250 12+ Add’l p/u incl. Zenkoji-Daimon; add’l stops incl. Iizuna Spiral, Iizuna Kogen, on to Okusha (Ski Area in winter)
Nagano to Shiga Kogen (Hasuike) Nagaden 1:10 ¥1700 7+* Add’l stops incl. Snow Monkey Park, on to Ichinose/Okushiga or Kumanoyu/Hotaru Onsen *Fewer in Green Season
Iiyama to Shiga Kogen (Hasuike) Nagaden 1:03 ¥1300 3* Add’l stops incl. Snow Monkey Park, on to Ichinose/Okushiga or Kumanoyu/Hotaru Onsen *Fewer in Green Season
Iiyama to Nozawa Onsen Nozawa Onsen Liner 0:25 ¥600 9* Add’l stops incl. Kita-Iiyama; add’l stops at Nozawa Onsen Maezaka, Nakao, Shinden *Fewer in Green Season
Matsumoto to Hakuba Alpico 2:12 from ¥1500 1 Add’l p/u at Matsumoto IC, add’l stops at Hakuba-Sanosaka, Goryu ESCAL, Hakuba-Goryu, t Hakuba-Happo BT

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