Getting To Hakuba

Hakuba is located 300km North-West of Tokyo. Travel options include:

  • Driving
  • Highway Bus
  • Shinkansen and bus
  • Direct train

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Getting To EISS

Once you are in Hakuba there are a number of options to get here for lessons.

  • Ski-in
  • Walk
  • We run a shuttle bus for lessons on Happo
  • The skifields run shuttle buses
  • Some accommodations provide shuttles
  • There are several taxi companies

For 8:30am Happo Private Lessons, an 8:00am hotel pick up is available. (Dependent on hotel proximity to EISS and availability. Pre-booking is essential.)

For Hakuba All Day 6hr Private Lessons,  a hotel pick-up is available. (Pick up arranged with us during booking or with sufficient notice before lesson.)

More Info On How To Get To:

Happo


Don’t assume this is a given. Some hotels do this, but it is a complimentary service provided by them, and not all places offer shuttles.
* Operating from 17th December 2016 until 26th March 2017. 

For more information about the closest bus stop to you, ask your travel agent or accommodation. Please get off at “Kokusai”.

Loop 1 (Clockwise)
Happo Info Centre 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
Mount (Shop) 8:01 8:31 9:01 9:31
#3 Parking 8:03 8:33 9:03 9:33
Nakiyama Slope 8:06 8:36 9:06 9:36
Happo Gondola 8:10 8:40 9:10 9:40
Kokusai (Evergreen) 8:12 8:42 9:12 9:42
Loop 2 (Anti-Clockwise)
Happo Info Centre 8:00 8:30 9:00
Mount (Shop) 8:01 8:31 9:01
Sakka 8:06 8:36 9:06
Wadano Parking 8:10 8:40 9:10
Gakuto Villas 8:11 8:41 9:11
Tokyu Hotel 8:12 8:42 9:12
Mominoki Hotel 8:14 8:44 9:14
Kokusai (Evergreen) 8:16 8:46 9:16

There are a lot of accommodation options within walking distance to our Ski School. Even better, we are on the skifield – you are welcome to turn up on your skis/sb.
Alps Taxi – 02 6172 2221

Hakuba Kanko Taxi – 02 6172 2144

Hakuba Kanko Taxi Happo Office – 02 6172 2327

Omachi Meitetsu Taxi – 02 6172 2236

*Operating from 16th December 2017 until 25th March 2018 (excluding New Year’s Day). 

This is one option for those in both 10:30 Private and 10:00 Group lessons. Note that there can be delays due to traffic and weather.

WADANO ROUTE
Bus Stop Departs
Highmount Hotel 8:35
Koharu 8:40
La Neige 8:55
Gakuto Villas 9:00
Phoenix Chalets 9:10
Tokyu Hotel 9:15
Rhythm Snowsports 9:20
ECHOLAND ROUTE
Bus Stop Departs
Misorano 7/11 8:35
Hotel Cultured 8:40
Cherry Pub 8:45
Echo Hotel 8:50
Echoland Spicy Rental 9:10
HAPPO ROUTE
Bus Stop Departs
Yamano Hotel 8:40
Panorama Hotel 9:00
Rosenheim 9:15
Springs Hotel 9:25
Happo Gondola Adam 9:30

Iwatake


Don’t assume this is a given. Some hotels do this, but it is a complimentary service provided by them, and not all places offer shuttles.
For more information about the closest bus stop to you, ask your travel agent or accommodation.

Download the Iwatake Shuttle Timetable pdf here.

hakuba valley bus timetable


Page 2 of the shuttle bus timetable


If you are staying in Iwatake, walking is an option.
Alps Taxi – 02 6172 2221

Hakuba Kanko Taxi – 02 6172 2144

Hakuba Kanko Taxi Happo Office – 02 6172 2327

Omachi Meitetsu Taxi – 02 6172 2236

Cortina


This could be possible if you are staying near Cortina – check with your accommodation.
If you are staying in Cortina, walking and/or skiing is an option.
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