Oyu OnsenMore than just a ski trip – experience the culture, food, famous hot springs and unique Japanese Charm in Nozawa Onsen, Japan.

Nozawa Onsen is like a true Japanese ski resort Shangra La. From the Mountain Peaks on a clear day you can see the Sun Set into the Ocean. The town has some amazing traditional architecture with Temples, Hot Spring Houses, and traditional Inns.

It is one of the richest sources of Hot Springs in Japan and there is a myriad of water flowing from the mountains and springs throughout the village leaving its soothing sound as it passes.

Please have a look at the attached maps to see the position of Nozawa Onsen in Japan and also the great position of Lodge Nagano in the Village. Lots of great places to eat and check out nearby.


NEW: Download a print-ready PDF map of Nozawa Onsen.

Getting Here


From Australia it is an 8-hour Flight, Hong Kong 4 hours, Singapore 6 Hours and Europe 15 hours to the nearest International Airports of Tokyo or Nagoya.

Getting To Nozawa Onsen – Check Out The Train & Bus Timetable Here

Shuttle Bus

There is a shuttle bus service from both Tokyo and Nagoya Airports that will pick you up at the airport and drop you at our door in approximately 5 hours. Only 11500 yen per person 8000 yen if under 12 years old.


From anywhere in Japan you can get the Bullet Train or Express to Nagano City then change to the Iiyama Line to Togari Nozawa Onsen Station. A bus usually meets the train and is a short ride to the Village of Nozawa Onsen.

If staying at Lodge Nagano get off at Bus Stop Number 5 called Shinden. If staying at Nozawa Onsen accommodation get off at Bus stop Number 6 called Nakao.

Then it is a few hundred metres up hill towards the slopes to the Lodges. If you are having troubles please call us.

Taxis are also available from the station to the door and probably the easiest way.


There are a number of overnight and day buses from most major Japanese cities from about 4000 yen per person.


Nearest Expressway is Joshinetsu and nearest national road is Route 117.

For any more information on how to get to us please ask.

See also: General directions to Nozawa Onsen from Tokyo.