Map & Direction
What awaits you there is a quiet and relaxing time. We welcome you with the highest levels of hospitality that you would expect of Karuizawa.
Easy access using the Shinkansen train or expressways. We hope you will enjoy the nature of Karuizawa spread out along the way.
Click here to make a bus reservation from/to Karuizawa (Japan Bus Online)
From Haneda Airport
- It takes approx. 3.5 hours by limousine bus to Karuizawa Prince Hotel West.
- It takes approx. 2 hours to Karuizawa Station by train (Keikyu Line, JR Line, Hokuriku Shinkansen).
From Narita Airport
- It takes approx 3 hours to Karuizawa Station by train (N’EX (Narita Express), Keisei Skyliner or Hokuriku Shinkansen).
From Tokyo Station
- It takes approx 1 hour to Karuizawa Station by train (Hokuriku Shinkansen).
From Karuizawa Station South Exit
- Just about 13 minutes distance by free shuttle bus service, provided by the hotel.
The shuttle bus service operates from 7：30A.M. to 9：00P.M, at an interval of every 30 minutes. The bus stop is 3 minutes walking from the south exist of the station.
[Directions to Bus Stop]
1) Get down at Karuizawa Station, south exit. The bus stop is just near the arrow.
2) Get down to the first floor (the ground floor) by using elevator, and move towards your left.
3) Walk through the pedestrian crossing and turn towards your right.
4) Move straight towards the Shopping Plaza.
5) Get down a few steps using the stairs, and turn towards your left.
6) Move straight.
7) You have arrived at the bus stop.
8) The course and stops along brown route are different from that of green route.
Please follow the instructions given in announcements and guide board, during your journey.
You can get on or off the bus at any point of your choosing on the specified route of hotel site.
You may also use this service to move between one gate of hotel to another.
- From the station to the lobby, it takes about 13 minutes walking, or just 2 minutes by taxi during normal hours.
***** Services at Karuizawa Prince Hotel Guest Service Center “Smile Concierge” *****
Please feel free to visit here, once you arrive at Karuizawa. (One minute walking from the station south exit.)
1. Handling of luggage (Service Center ⇔ The Prince Villa Karuizawa Front Desk)
2. Temporary deposit of luggage.
3. Preregistration (signing registration papers for check-in)
4. Courier/shipping service.
5. Guidance for sight-seeing in Karuizawa town.
6. Free Wi-Fi facility