There are 4 ways to get from Hakuba to Itoigawa by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Hakuba to Minami-Otari Jr Oito
  2. Take the train from Minami-Otari to Himekawa Jr Oito

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakuba-Happo bus terminal to Nagano station
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Itoigawa Shinkansen Hakutaka

$48 - $68

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hakuba to Itoigawa 30.9 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Hakuba to Itoigawa 30.9 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Hakuba to Itoigawa. However, there are services departing from Hakuba and arriving at Himekawa via Minami-Otari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Hakuba and Itoigawa is 37 km. The road distance is 49.4 km.

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The best way to get from Hakuba to Itoigawa without a car is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Hakuba to Itoigawa, including transfers.

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Hakuba to Itoigawa train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Hakuba station.

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Hakuba to Itoigawa train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Himekawa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hakuba to Itoigawa is 49 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Hakuba to Itoigawa.

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There are two+ hotels available in Itoigawa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hakuba to Itoigawa.
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  • Distance: 23 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Hakuba, Japan and Itoigawa, Japan?

You can take a train from Hakuba to Itoigawa via Minami-Otari in around 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakuba to Minami-Otari
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Minami-Otari to Himekawa
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagano to Itoigawa
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$35 - $50
Green seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Alpico Group
Phone
+886-2-2501-8559
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Hakuba-Happo bus terminal to Nagano station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Hakuba to Itoigawa
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Alpico Taxi
Phone
+81 261-23-2323
Website
alpico.co.jp

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