Yuzawa / Echigo-Yuzawa in Niigata
Although it is locally called "Yuzawa", it is widely known as "Echigo-Yuawa" due to Echigo-Yuzawa Station on Joetsu Shinkansen Line. There are a number of skiing resorts, and it is also known for Koshihikari rice from Uonuma and Japanese sake.
Echigo-Yuzawa Station is a central station in southern Niigata, which is the station of Joetsu Shinkansen, Joetsu Line and Hokuetsu Express Hokuhoku Line. Regarding Shinkansen, "Tanigawa" operating between Tokyo and Niigata and "Tanigawa" operating between Tokyo and Echigo-Yuzawa are running once in 1 hour each.
From Niigata Station
From Tokyo Station
Ski resorts information
It is exclusively skiing resort. There are 8 sliding courses for skiing. Snowboarding is not allowed. It is located next to NASPA New Otani Hotel, which is easily accessible. It is closely located from Echigo-Yuzawa Station.
[Access] 20 minute walk from Echigo-Yuzawa Station West Exit / 3 minutes by taxi or shuttle bus (lodgers of the Hotel only) from Echigo-Yuzawa Station
The attractive features of this resort are the world's largest ropeway which is capable of carrying 166 people and a variety of courses, including a snow land which is best suited for both beginners and advanced-level skiers.
[Access] 8 minute walk (800m) from Echigo-Yuzawa Station West Exit
A great access from the JR Echigo-Yuzawa station by a free shuttle bus. This resort provides facilities like 24 hour open parking and napping rooms, which are useful for skiers who want to enjoy skiing from early morning or skiers leaving within a day. A variety of courses are best suited for both skiers and snow boarders.
[Access] Approximately 10 minutes by free shuttle bus from Echigo-Yuzawa Station
25 minute walk from Echigo-Yuzawa Station West Exit, 3 minutes by taxi or shuttle bus from Echigo-Yuzawa Station
2 minute walk from Echigo-Yuzawa Station West exit, 3 minutes by car from Yuzawa IC
7-minute walk from Echigo Yuzawa station on JR Joshinetsu Shinkansen (Shuttle bus service available)
7-minute walk from Echigo Yuzawa station
8-minute walk from Echigo Yuzawa station (Shuttle bus service available)