An enchanting evening shot of the historic Matsumoto Castle, with its striking black-and-white facade reflecting in the calm, surrounding water. A vivid red bridge crosses the serene moat, inviting visitors to explore the magnificent structure

Matsumoto to Hakuba

Choose from one of three ways to get to Hakuba from Matsumoto. We recommend the local train as being the cheapest and quickest.

Matsumoto to Hakuba Train

Local train from Matsumoto Station to Hakuba Station. This is the easiest way to reach Hakuba from Matsumoto. Estimated time and cost for the train: 1 hour to 1 hour and 40 mins, ¥1,140 ~ ¥3,040, depending on whether you catch a local train or an express train.

Matsumoto to Hakuba Taxi

Nan-an Taxi's year-round shuttle service runs between Matsumoto Airport and Happo Bus Terminal. Estimated time and cost for the shuttle: 2 hours and 20 mins, ¥2,500 for adults and children above 6. Children age 5 and under are free.

  • Reservations are required and can be made online up to 2 months in advance.
  • There are 4 scheduled shuttles per day.
  • Please let them know if you have more than one piece of luggage per person so they can plan ahead.
  • Please pay the driver when boarding the shuttle.

Matsumoto to Hakuba Bus

One bus goes to Hakuba during the winter from Matsumoto Bus Terminal. Estimated time and cost: 2 hours, ¥2800 for adults, ¥1400 for children aged 6 to 11, with children 5 and younger free if they do not use a seat.

CompanyJourney fromDepartureArrivalStopAdultChild
AlpicoMatsumoto Bus Terminal20:3022:30Happo Bus Terminal¥2,800¥1,400

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