Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route (立山黒部アルペンルート, Tateyama Kurobe Alpen Route) is a unique and spectacular route through the Northern Japan Alps which is traversed by various means of transportation including cablecars, trolley buses and a ropeway. Completed in 1971, the route connects Toyama City in Toyama Prefecture with Omachi Town in Nagano Prefecture. The section between Tateyama Station and Ogizawa is closed to private vehicles. It is completely inaccessible from December to mid April.

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Tokyo (Narita) to Tateyama Station, Toyama

    1. Narita Airport

      • Long-distance Bus

      9 h 40 min

      From 5,900 yen

    2. Toyama Station

      • JR Train

      1h

      1,100 yen

    3. Tateyama Station

All listed travel times and costs are approximate.