Shiga-kogen in Nagano

From Nagano Station to Shiga-kogen area by Express bus
[1,600yen / Approx. 1 hour 10 minutes ]

• From Tokyo Station to Nagano Station by Shinkansen

Tokyo Station → (JR Hokuriku Shinkansen "Hakutaka" : Approx. 1 hours 43 minutes / 8,000yen) → Nagano Station

• From Kanazawa Station to Nagano Station

Kanazawa Station → (JR Hokuriku Shinkansen "Hakutaka" : Approx. 1 hours 27 minutes / 8,440yen) → Nagano Station

• From Nagoya Station to Nagano Station

Nagoya Station → (JR Ltd. Exp. "(Wide View) Shinano" : Approx. 2 hours 53 minutes / 7,130yen) → Nagano Station

Ski resorts information

You can enjoy skiing from the end of November through the beginning of May. The ski course expands from 1,700m to 1,960m above the sea level and provides 5 lifts. The quality of the powder snow is always well maintained as no direct sun lights hit on the north part of slopes. It is suitable for both beginners and advanced level.
[Access] 80 minutes by a direct bus from JR Nagano station.

Officail website

The central area of Shigakogen Resort is consisted of 13 ski resorts and situated right in the center of Shigakogen which has been registered in UNESCO Eco Park.

Officail website

Spectacular panoramic view from the mountain top and natural terrain is attractive part of the resort. You can unwind at Shiga Kogen Prince Hotel after skiing.
[Access] 1h24mins by an express bus bound for Okushiga Kogen from the east exit of JR Nagano station. (Operated 5 buses a day)

Officail website

Hotels list

Shigakogen Prince Hotel

1h24mins by an express bus bound for Okushiga kogen from the east exit of JR Nagano station. The fare for one way is 2,000 JPY for adult and 1,000 JPY for child.

Hotel information
An excellent location and easy access to the ski courses. The hotel has 3 separated towers (South Tower/West Tower/East Tower), which are all located in front of the ski courses, so it is easy to go and come back from skiing.
Free WiFi is available in public areas

[Price]
Shiga Kogen Hotel Shiga Sunvalley

Take a Shigakogen direct bas from #3 bus stop at the east exit of JR Nagano station. (Approximately 70 mins from Nagano sta. to Sunvalley)

Hotel information
A hotel situated in front of the Sun Valley Ski Resort, featuring excellent hot spring quality delivered from Makuiwa onsen and delicious cuisine cooked with fresh local ingredients. The hotel offers ski equipment rentals and ski storage.
Free WiFi is available in public areas

[Price]
Shiga Kanko Hotel

- 8-minute walk from Yudanaka station
- Take a bus bound for Shigakogen from JR Nagano station (travel time: 70 minutes) and get off at Hasuike bus stop. It is just a 2-minute walk from Hasuike.

Hotel information
It is located on the hill of Hasuike in the center of Shigakogen, which is a perfect location as a base for sightseeing and sports. Enjoy the natural "stone garden" hot spring after skiing. The hotel offers both Western-style and Japanese-style rooms, so you can choose a room type on your preference. (Ski rentals and storage for your ski equipment are available.)

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Shiga Grand Hotel

Take a highway bus from Nagano station of JR Nagano Shinkansen (travel time: 85 minutes) and get off at Ichinose bus stop or take a subway operated by Nagano Dentetsu to Yudanaka station. It is about 30 minutes to the hotel by taxi.

Hotel information
The hotel is situated at the altitude of 1,700m. It is located at Ichinose, which is the center of Shigakogen and only a 3-minute walk to the ski slopes. The green season is best suited for trekking. The public bath is available for 24 hours.
Free WiFi is available in all rooms

[Price]
Hotel Sanraku

Approximately 80 minutes by direct bus service from Nagano Station ⇒ 1 minute walk from Ichinose Bus Stop

Hotel information
It is located 1 minute walk from each skiing slope of Ichinose Diamond Skiing Area that is allowed to snowboard on all the area. Also, it is accessible to the bus stop and other skiing slopes. There is Thoron Onsen with Jacuzzi, only in the Hotel Sanraku, which is available 24 hours.
Free WiFi is available in public areas

[Price]
Shiga Palace Hotel

Yudanaka Station ⇒ Approximately 45 minute by Nagano Railway Bus Service bound for Kumano-yu / Suzurikawa. Close from Suzurikawa Bus Stop.

Hotel information
It stands on the attitude of 1,680 meter of the Shiga-kogen National Park. Their specialties are natural onsen (hot spring) available 24 hours and buffet with various kinds of cuisine. They offer free wifi service in all the guestrooms and rental service of skiing equipment.
Free WiFi is available in all rooms

[Price]

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