How To Get Here


We are easily accessible from Tokyo. We offer complimentary transportation to and from Hakuba Station or Happo Bus Terminal. Please ask our staff for details when making your reservation.




Public Transportation


From Tokyo by train – 3 hours total


Departing from Tokyo Station to Nagano, passengers board the Nagano Bullet Train (Asama Shinkansen) (1.5 hours). Scheduled buses operate regularly between Nagano station (EAST EXIT) and Hakuba (approximately 1 hour) – please ask our staff for latest schedule.



Direct Bus service from Narita Airport


This direct bus service by the Alpico Kotsu Company has wide reclinable sofa seats for a relaxing ride. A one way trip will take about 5 hours and 56 minutes. Please visit their website for more information on timetables and to book.



Van Pick up service


Gakuto Villas free van pick up service from Happo bus station runs 10am - 10pm daily. The total ride is about 5 minutes. Please inform us when you think the time will be arriving at the station.

You are welcomed to call our Lodge for a pick up after you arrive. If calling from a phone in Japan dial 090-3063-3418. If calling from overseas dial +81-90-3063-3418.




By Chuo Taxi Service – highly recommended


You can take a private/shared van to Gakuto Villas: Chuo Taxi website

Shared taxi – fares (per person one way): Adult JPY 12,900-13,900 Please refer to taxi fare

Private vans – can also be arranged through the website
International dial: (+81) 2 6282 0232 Local dial: 02 6282 0232



By Driving


Using a GPS can find Gakuto Villas using any of the three methods:

Address: 4720-1,4721,4722 Hokujyo, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano Prefecture 399-9301.

Coordinates: approximately 36.708442,137.837284

Phone number: 0261-72-2264






Nagano - Hakuba Happo bus


Nagano Station to Hakuba Hakubu to Nagano Station





Winter season Genki-go shuttle bus


After a hard day on the slopes, take the Genki-Go Shuttle Bus to the many restaurants in Hakuba! Get on and get off at bus stop #3 for Gakuto Villas.

Gakuto Villas | email: | tel: +81 (0) 261 722 264 (日本語); +81 (0) 80 5147 0973 (English)