Getting to Madarao and Kuma Lodge is easy!
Bullet trains or shinkansen run from Tokyo Station to Iiyama where it is only a short bus ride to the mountain and Kuma Lodge.
If you have just touched down – Narita Airport to Madarao and Kuma Lodge your trip will take about 3.5 hours on the train.
If you already in Tokyo, from Tokyo Station the whole journey to Kuma Lodge takes a bit over 2 hours.
Check out our maps below for detailed travel routes for getting to Madarao!
You’ll also find detailed bus and train schedules here: TRAVEL PLANNING
|Getting To Madarao : Hakutaka Shinkansen ➞ Madarao Bus Service|
|Depart Tokyo Stn||6:28am||7:52am||8:44am||9:32am /
|Arrive Iiyama Stn||8:19am||9:43am||10:34am||11:19am /
|Change to Local Madarao Bus Service (Adult JPY700; Child (7-12) JPY350)
Please note that the Madarao Bus Service only accepts cash.
|Depart Iiyama station||8:45am||11:30am||4:25pm|
|Arrive Madarao Yanoie||9:05am||11:50am||4:45pm|
|Arrive Madarao Plaza St||9:06am||11:51am||4:46pm|
|Arrive Madarao Kogen Hotel||9:15am||12:00pm||4:55pm|