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Modes of Transportation

It's easy and convenient to use public transportation to visit LOTTE ARAI RESORT for sightseeing or outdoor activities.
During the winter season, a shuttle bus is available between the resort and Joetsu-Myoko Station. So why not come visit and take in the scenery, history or gourmet restaurants on route via train transfers, taxis or buses.

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Echigo Tokimeki Railway

By using the Myoko Haneuma Line (Myoko Kogen – Naoetsu) and the Nihonkai Hisui Line (Naoetsu – Ichiwa), you can easily access Myoko, Joetsu and Itoigawa city. The areas alongside these rail lines are full of great highlights.

You can enjoy a trip to each station on a quiet ordinary train, or enjoy the scenery and cuisine on the popular specialty train "Setsugetsuka".

Enjoy a local train trip that it suited to all seasons.

From the resort you can take the shuttle bus to Joetsu-Myoko Station.

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Tourist taxi

A taxi is recommended for those without a car and who want to thoroughly enjoy the sights and gourmet cuisine around the local areas.

There are plenty of local taxis that work throughout day and night.
With easy-to-understand and reasonable prices, you can enjoy a short trip with peace of mind.

Reservations can be made at the resort front desk.


BUS (For winter season)

You trains at the Myoko-Kogen Bus Terminal, you can also reach the Jigokudani Yaen-Koen, Nozawa Onsen or Madarao-Kogen ski parks.
For those wanting to take a day off from skiing and snowboarding, we highly recommend taking the daily sightseeing bus that runs from Arai to Takada city center, Naoetsu-Joetsu shopping areas and the Naoetsu Aquarium Umigatari.