Pablic Transportation


busAlmost all of the buses stop in front of the Kisofukushima Station. Buses stopping at the station depart to Kisofukushima, Hiyoshi, Kaida Kogen (Heights), Mt. Ontake and so on. However, the number of buses is less on the weekend. Please be sure to check the time table.

Per Ride/excluding the bus for Mt. Ontake

●Adult, Junior High / ¥100~200

※Half fare for Child under elementary school.

By Highway Bus 高速バスご利用の場合

●from Shinjuku

Chuo Expressway → Shiojiri I.C→ R19 ........ 250min *Keio Highway Bus Reservation Center TEL (03) 5376-2222

Feeder bus


Circle bus


Ropeway line bus

¥1,500/One way



TAXITaxis are convenient if you can’ t get the bus, have a lot of luggage and are in a hurry.
However, if you want to go to Kaida Heights or Mt. Ontake, travelling by bus is cheaper.

  • Taxi[Kiso-kotsu] 0264-22-3636
  • 木曽交通


Rent-A-CarYou can reserve a rental car by phone or online. After you exit the ticket gate at the station, turn right and walk a little, past the police box.(Open 8:00 - 18:00)

  • Rental car[NISSAN Rent-A-Car] 0264-23-3060
  • 日産レンタカー


TrainKisofukushima Station (JR chuo line) is a stop of limited express train "Shinano". It is 90 mins from Nagoya, Nagano. From here, you can change to local train. It is convenient for Neighboring sight seeing.

By Train (JR Limited Express)


●from Shinjuku 
Chuo Line → Shiojiri→ Chuo Line ........................ 200min Shinkansen(Nozomi) → Nagoya→ Chuo Line ...... 145min
●from Nagoya 
Shinkansen → Nagoya→ Chuo Line ..................... 220min
●from ShinOsaka 
Chuo Line ............................................................ 83min

  • JR Kisofukushima station 50-3772-3910
  • JR木曽福島駅(TEL:Central Japan Railway)

Kisofukushima Station

Kisofukushima Station


Kisofukushima Station has two platforms, one gate each for entry and exit. There are limited express train “Shinano” and local train(operated by JR Tokai) toward Shiojiri or Nagoya. You can purchase train tickets from the station staff or the ticket machines. In front of the station, you can make connections with the local bus, taxi or rental car.


Street Map

Hida-Takayama 飛騨高山

Hida-TakayamaHida-Takayama is metropolis of the Hida district among mountains. Old cityscape is stored and is called "small Kyoto". It is an entrance to “Histric vi l lage of Shirakawa-go” of the world heritage. It is 2 hours by car from Kisofukushima.


Kamikochi 上高地

KamikochiKamikochi is a famous beauty spot among the mountains of the Northern Alps including Mt. Hotaka and Mt.Yakedake. You can enjoy the beauty of nature amidst the mysterious scenery. It is 150mins by train & bus from Kisofukushima.


Matsumoto jo-Castle 松本城

Matsumoto jo-CastleMatsumoto jo Castle is a famous castle built approximately 400 years ago. It is of f icial ly a national treasure. It is called "Crow Castle" due to It's black appearance.It is about 40 mins. by train from Kisofukushima.


Zenkoji-Temple 善光寺

Zenkoji-TempleZenko-ji is a noble temple founded approximately 1,400 years ago. It collected faith from the all over Japan. You can experience the ceremony of "Okaidan-meguri" (walking in darkness). It is 90mins by train from Kisofukushima.


Suwako-Lake 諏訪湖

Suwako-LakeSuwako-Lake is the biggest lake in Nagano. You can enjoy the leisure such as a pleasure boats or boating. A hot spring is located along the shore. In summer, you can enjoy firework which are widely known around Japan.It is about 50 mins. by train from Kisofukushima.


Welcome to Kiso-Town!
Kiso tourism begins from JR Kisofukushima Station.


Hiroshige UTAGAWA 's " Sixty-nine Stations of Kiso Road” [Fukushima] /Exhibition:KISOJI art museum