Transportation Information

●Traveling by Japan Rail (JR) 
okyo: The Joetsu Shinkansen to [Echigoyuzawa], then the "Hakutaka" Express on the
Hokuhoku Line to [Itoigawa] takes approximately 2 hours 40 minutes
Osaka: The Limited Express "Thunderbird" on the Hokuriku Main Line to [Kanazawa or Toyama]
then the Hokuriku Main Line Limited Express to [Itoigawa] takes approximately 4 hours 30
minutes
Nagoya: The Tokaido Shinkansen to [Maibara], the "Hakutaka" Express to [Toyama] and then
the Hokuriku Main Line Limited Express to [Itoigawa] takes approximately 4 hours 30 minutes
Niigata: The Hokuriku Main Line Limited Express to [Itoigawa] takes approximately 2 hours
Kanazawa: The "Hakutaka" Express on the Hokuriku Main Line to [Itoigawa] takes
approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
Nagano: The Shinetsu Main Line to [Naoetsu] then the Hokuriku Main Line to [Itoigawa] takes
approximately 2 hours 30 minutes 

 
●Traveling by Car 
Tokyo: The Kan-Etsu Expressway to the Joshin-Etsu Expressway then the Hokuriku Expressway takes approximately 4 hours.
Osaka: The Meishin Expressway to the Hokuriku Expressway takes approximately 5 hours Nagoya: The Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway to the Hokuriku Expressway takes approximately 4 hours 30 minutes
Niigata: The Hokuriku Expressway takes approximately 2 hours
Kanazawa: The Hokuriku Expressway takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
Nagano: The Joshin-Etsu Expressway to the Hokuriku Expressway takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes 

 
●Contact
Commerce, Industry and Tourism Division, Itoigawa City
1-2-5 Ichinomiya, Itoigawa, Niigata Prefecture 941-8501
TEL: +81 (0) 25-552-1511; FAX: +81 (0) 25-552-7372
e-Mail: geopark@city.itoigawa.niigata.jp  
URL: http://www.city.itoigawa.lg.jp  

 
●Accommodation  
Itoigawa City Tourist Association
1-7-11 Omachi, Itoigawa, Niigata Prefecture 941-0061
TEL: +81 (0) 25-552-1742; FAX: +81 (0) 25-552-1786
e-Mail: itokan@world.ocn.ne.jp 
 
 

Itoigawa, Niigata Prefecture in Japan City Hall, City Hall copyright