There are 3 ways to get from Kanazawa to Nozawaonsen by train, bus, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Iiyama Shinkansen Hakutaka
  2. Take the bus from Iiyama to Nozawa Grand Hotel, Nozawa Onsen

Cheapest option

Train, shuttle  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Nagano Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Nagano to Nozawaonsen

$160 - $181

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Kanazawa to Nozawaonsen 145.9 miles

$24 - $40

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The distance between Kanazawa and Nozawaonsen is 168 km. The road distance is 233.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kanazawa to Nozawaonsen without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Kanazawa to Nozawaonsen, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kanazawa to Nozawaonsen is 233 km. It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to drive from Kanazawa to Nozawaonsen.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Nozawaonsen. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kanazawa to Nozawaonsen.
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  • Distance: 104.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

What companies run services between Kanazawa, Japan and Nozawaonsen, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Kanazawa to Nozawaonsen. However, you can take the train to Iiyama then take the bus to Nozawa Grand Hotel, Nozawa Onsen. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Nozawaonsen.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Iiyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $100
Train from Kanazawa to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $80
Green seat
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Nagaden Bus
Website
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
Bus from Iiyama to Nozawa Grand Hotel, Nozawa Onsen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
snowmonkeyresorts.com
Nagano Snow Shuttle
Website
naganosnowshuttle.com
Shuttle from Nagano to Nozawaonsen
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
naganosnowshuttle.com

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