Free shuttle buses are available between the JR Otsu Station and Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel (approximately 10 minutes one-way).
Look out for a blue signboard with the description “FREE SHUTTLE BUS” on the side of Lake Biwa (north side) around 50m from the Nissay Building and across the road from the ticket gates of the JR Otsu Station’s North Exit.
Cross the pedestrian scramble before the station diagonally to your left.
The bus stop for the free shuttle bus is around 50m in front of you.
Free Shuttle Bus Timetable
Please click here for the free shuttle bus timetable.
*The bus stop for buses departing from the Hotel is on the left side of the entrance to the Hotel.
*Please note that buses may be delayed due to traffic conditions.
*Bus timetables may be revised when necessary.
*There is a limited number of seats for each bus.
*Operating schedules will differ during the Lake Biwa Great Fireworks Festival.