Access

Shiga Kogen is located at the centre of Joshinetsu National Park, which is located in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture and at the border of Gunma and Niigata Prefectures.
If you are traveling by JR, it is convenient to take a direct bus from JR Nagano Station.

For Those Visiting by Japan Rail For Those Visiting by Japan Rail

Route: For Those Visiting by Japan Rail

Coming to Nagano from other prefectures

For those coming from Tokyo
  • Haneda Airport Haneda Airport Tokyo monorail(Tokyo monorail About 45minutes)
  • Tokyo Station Tokyo Station Hokuriku Shinkansen(Hokuriku Shinkansen About 90 minutes)
  • JR Nagano Station JR Nagano Station

Otherwise you can use the routes below

  • Narita Airport Narita Airport Keisei Line(Keisei Line About 87minutes)
  • Tokyo Station Tokyo Station Hokuriku Shinkansen(Hokuriku Shinkansen About 90 minutes)
  • JR Nagano Station JR Nagano Station
For those coming from Shin-Osaka
  • Kansai Airport Kansai Airport Nankai Line(Nankai Line About 64minutes)
  • Shin-Osaka Station Shin-Osaka Station Tokaido Shinkansen(About 49 minutes)
  • Nagoya Station Nagoya Station Chuo Main Line (Changes) (Chuo Main Line About 2 hours 49 minutes)
  • JR Nagano Station JR Nagano Station
For those coming from Kanazawa
  • Centrair Airport Centrair Airport Tokaido Shinkansen(Tokaido Shinkansen About 180minutes)
  • Kanazawa Station Kanazawa Station Hokuriku Shinkansen (Hokuriku Shinkansen JR Nagano Station About 65 minutes)
  • JR Nagano Station JR Nagano Station

Otherwise you can use the routes below

  • Centrair Airport Centrair Airport Tokaido Shinkansen(Tokaido Shinkansen About 180minutes)
  • Kanazawa Station Kanazawa StationHokuriku Shinkansen(Hokuriku Shinkansen JR Iiyama Station About 75 minutes)
  • JR Iiyama Station JR Iiyama Station

Coming to Shiga Kogen from Nagano Station (or Iiyama Station)

from Nagano Station (For those that will use railway or bus)
  • Nagano Station Zenkoji Exit Nagano Station Zenkoji ExitNagano Electric Railway(Privately run railways)
  • Yudanaka Station Yudanaka StationTransfer to a connecting bus(Shiga Kogen)
  • Connecting bus Connecting bus
  • Shiga Kogen Shiga Kogen

Otherwise you can use the routes below

  • Nagano Station East Exit Nagano Station East ExitTransfer to a direct bus (Nagaden Bus)
  • Connecting bus Connecting bus
  • Shiga Kogen Shiga Kogen
from JR Nagano Station (For those that will use bus)
  • Iiyama Station Iiyama StationTransfer to a direct bus (Nagaden Bus)
  • Connecting bus Connecting bus
  • Shiga Kogen Shiga Kogen

Related Links

For Those Visiting by Bus For Those Visiting by Bus

Ikebukuro - Nagano

Shinjuku - Nagano

Niigata - Nagano

Osaka - Nagano

For Those Visiting by Car For Those Visiting by Car

Map: For Those Visiting by Car

For those coming from Kansai Google Map Google Map

Route One
  • Nerima Interchange (I.C.) Nerima Interchange (I.C.)Kanetsu Expressway
  • Fujioka JCT Fujioka JCTJoshinetsu Expressway
  • Koshoku JCT Koshoku JCTJoshinetsu Expressway
  • Shinshu Nakano Interchange (I.C.) Shinshu Nakano Interchange (I.C.)R292 (Olympic Road)
  • Shiga Kogen Shiga Kogen

Time (About 3 hours 30 mins, 240km using Nerima I.C.)

Route Two
  • Takaido Interchange (I.C.) Takaido Interchange (I.C.)Chuo Expressway
  • Okaya JCT Okaya JCTNagano Expressway
  • Koshoku JCT Koshoku JCTJoshinetsu Expressway
  • Shinshu Nakano Interchange (I.C.) Shinshu Nakano Interchange (I.C.)R292 (Olympic Road)
  • Shiga Kogen Shiga Kogen

Time (About 4 hours, 300km using Takaido I.C.)

Route Three
  • Nerima Interchange (I.C.) Nerima Interchange (I.C.)Kanetsu Expressway
  • Naganohara and Kusatsu - Shiga Kogen route Naganohara and Kusatsu - Shiga Kogen route
    (Closed during Winter)
  • Shiga Kogen Shiga Kogen

Time (About 4 hours 10 mins, 205km using Nerima I.C.)

For those coming from Osaka・Nagoya Google Map Google Map

Route
  • Komaki JCT Komaki JCTChuo Expressway
  • Okaya JCT Okaya JCTNagano Expressway
  • Koshoku JCT Koshoku JCTJoshinetsu Expressway
  • Shinshu Nakano Interchange (I.C.) Shinshu Nakano Interchange (I.C.)R292 (Olympic Road)
  • Shiga Kogen Shiga Kogen

Time (About 455 km from Osaka taking 6 hours. About 285 km from Nagoya taking about 4 hours)

For those coming from Niigata・Kanazawa Google Map Google Map

Route
  • Joetsu JCT Joetsu JCTJoshinetsu Expressway
  • Shinshu Nakano Interchange (I.C.) Shinshu Nakano Interchange (I.C.)R292 (Olympic Road)
  • Shiga Kogen Shiga Kogen

Time (About 185 km from Niigata taking 3 hours. About 245 km from Nagoya taking about 3 hours 40 mins)

Coming to Shiga Kogen from Shinshu Nakano (I.C.) Google Map Google Map

routes: Coming to Shiga Kogen from Shinshu Nakano (I.C.)
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