Local Bus Services

Time Tables

Green Season Bus Pass

(Not available in winter)
You can purchase a 2 day bus pass for 1,000yen. Child (under 13) tickets are 500yen. Children under 6 ride for free. You can buy the pass at the tourist office & on the bus. This pass will allow you to ride freely on the following bus routes:
  • Akakura Line
  • Suginosawa Line
  • Seki/Tsubame Onsen Line

Akakura Line

Myokokogen StationShinAkakura SansaroAkakura Bus Stop
07:147:3007:31
08:4608:5909:00
09:4810:0110:02
11:3711:5711:58
13:5014:1014:11
15:3316:0316:04
16:4517:1517:16
17:5218:2218:23
19:0619:1919:20

Akakura Bus StopShinAkakura SansaroMyokokogen Station
06:3206:3306:44
◇07:39◇07:40◇07:54
07:4307:4408:05
09:1609:1709:36
10:1310:1410:32
12:1412:1512:33
14:2714:2814:40
16:2016:2116:32
17:3217:3317:44
18:4218:4318:54

◇ : Sat, Sun & Dec 25 – Jan 7 no bus

Bus Fare
Myokokogen Station
¥350ShinAkakura Sansaro
¥380¥120Akakura Bus Stop

Suginosawa Line

Myokokogen StationLandmarkImori PondSuginohara Ski ResortSuginosawa Onsen Center
07:1407:2107:2207:27
08:4608:5308:5408:59
09:4109:5409:5510:0410:07
11:4912:0212:0312:08
13:5014:0314:0414:09
15:3315:5115:5215:57
16:4517:0317:0417:09
17:5218:0718:0818:13
19:0619:1319:1419:19

Suginosawa Onsen CenterSuginohara Ski ResortImori PondLandmarkMyokokogen Station
06:3206:376:3806:45
07:3207:3707:3807:52
07:3507:4007:4107:55
09:1009:1509:1609:29
10:1510:2010:2110:34
12:2012:2512:2612:33
14:1814:2314:3014:3114:44
16:1216:1716:1816:31
17:3617:4117:4217:49
18:3218:3718:3818:45

Bus Fare
Myokokogen Station
¥280Landmark
¥280¥120Imori Pond
¥480¥230¥230Suginohara Ski Resort
¥410¥230¥230¥150Suginosawa

Seki / Tsubame Onsen Line

All year service  * : No bus service on Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays and 31 Dec-3 Jan.

440yen to Seki Onsen & 500yen to Tsubame.

Sekiyama Station ⇒ Seki / Tsubame Onsen

Bus Stop
Sekiyama Station*6:1407:4309:0310:4013:3415:3017:22
Kyukamura*6:2608:0609:2611:0613:5715:5617:45
Seki Onsen*6:3008:1009:3011:1014:0116:0017:49
Tsubame Onsen*6:3508:1509:3511:1514:0616:0517:54

Seki / Tsubame Onsen ⇒ Sekiyama Station

Bus Stop
Tsubame Onsen*6:3708:1509:4011:3514:3016:2018:01
Seki Onsen*6:4208:2009:4511:4014:3516:2518:06
Kyukamura*6:4608:2409:4911:4414:3916:2918:10
Sekiyama Station*7:0908:4710:1512:0715:0516:5218:33

Myoko Kogen Liner

Operates 25 April – 3 November 2020

Joetsu Myoko ⇒ Suginohara

Bus StopFare
Joetsu Myoko Station (east exit)8:4513:35
Michi no Eki Arai540円8:5913:49
Farmers Market Tomato900円9:1914:09
Akakura Onsen Bus Stop1,100円9:3314:23
Akakura Kanko Resort1,100円9:3514:25
Landmark Onsen Cafe1,200円9:3914:29
Ikenotaira Imori Ike Iriguchi1,200円9:4114:31
Suginosawa Iriguchi1,300円9:4514:35
Myoko Suginohara Ski Resort1,300円9:5214:42

Suginohara ⇒ Joetsu Myoko

Bus StopFare
Myoko Suginohara Ski Resort10:3015:40
Suginosawa Iriguchi170円10:3515:45
Ikenotaira Imori Ike Iriguchi300円10:3915:49
Landmark Onsen Cafe300円10:4115:51
Akakura Kanko Resort400円10:4515:55
Akakura Onsen Bus Stop440円10:4715:57
Farmers Market Tomato700円11:0116:11
Michi no Eki Arai1,200円11:2116:31
Joetsu Myoko Station (east exit)1,300円11:3716:47

Sasagamine Bus

Operates 1 July – 25 October  
Children (under 13) half price. Pre school child are free.

Bus StopFareNo.1No.3No.5
Myokokogen Station07:2009:3513:55
Ikenotaira Imori Pond¥28007:2909:4414:04
Suginosawa Onsen¥41007:3409:4914:09
Kenmin no Mori¥1,00007:5910:1414:34
Sasagamine¥1,00008:1010:2514:45

Bus StopFareNo.2No.4No.6
Sasagamine08:2011:3016:00
Kenmin no Mori¥30008:3111:4116:11
Suginosawa Onsen¥70008:5612:0616:36
Ikenotaira Imori Pond¥70009:0112:1116:41
Myokokogen Station¥1,00009:1012:2016:50

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