Getting Here

Click the points on the map below to find details about bus departures from each location.

Access Map: 36.197742, 137.610626

*This map was provided by Alpico Kotsu.

Check out Area Pamphlets

Discount Tickets to the BIRTHPLACE OF THE JAPANESE ALPS

2-Day Passport

Passport A

All-you-can-ride for 2 days, this pass is perfect for those planning on sightseeing at their own pace with their own itinerary, as well as those with accommodation in the area.

Alps Crossing Route Ticket

Passport C

Recommended for those who want to visit Matsumoto, Takayama, and Kamikochi! This ticket, valid for 4 days, lets customers travel between Matsumoto and Takayama while sightseeing in the Kamikochi and Hirayu Onsen areas.

2-Day Plus One Passport

Passport B

All-you-can-ride for 3 days, this pass is perfect for those planning on sightseeing at their own pace with their own itinerary, as well as those with accommodation in the area.

Alps Wide Free Passport (4day)

Passport D

Enjoy 4 days of unlimited rides on buses and trains in the Takayama, Shirakawago, Kamikochi, Matsumoto, Norikura, Gero, and Hirayu Onsen areas!

Access the Alps
From takayama

Getting to Takayama 

Access the Alps
From Matsumoto

Getting to Matsumoto 

Aditional Transit Information

Exclusive Offer

Shinshu / Hida Wide Free Passport

4 Day unlimited bus and train transportation within the designaged area.

More Experiences

Nature Guide

Get out and enjoy the beauty first hand with a local nature guide.

Cycling

Enjoy a mountain biking & cycling here in the heart of the Japanese Alps.

Snow Activities

The Japanese Alps are a winter wonderland just waiting to be explored.