Welcome to the Roof of Japan: The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Known as the “Roof of Japan”, the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route takes you from Nagano prefecture all the way to Toyama prefecture. This route passes through the dynamic scenery of Mt. Tateyama in the Japanese Alps and offers many stunning views and a great experience! If you are worried about walking and hiking the entire route, you can relax! The Alpine route offers many methods of travel for you to experience as you travel along the mountain. Some of these vehicles include an electrical green trolley bus, a 360° panorama ropeway, and cable cars!

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Tokyo (Narita) to Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Toyama

  1. Narita Airport

    9 h 40 min

    From 5,900 yen

  2. Toyama Station

    1h

    1,100 yen

  3. Tateyama Station

    • Walk

    10 min

  4. Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

All listed travel times and costs are approximate.