There are a number of ways to get to Otari from different regions of Japan.  Below are the main ways to get to Otari from Tokyo, Nagayo and Osaka.  From Nagano City, Otari is around approximately one hour drive through the scenic mountain roads via Hakuba.

Please use the map below to see the location of Otari within Japan (zoom in to see more detail)

 

Getting to Otari By Car

From Narita

Narita Airport ⇒
New Airport IC ⇒
East Kanto and New Airport Road ⇒
Wangan Ichikawa IC ⇒
Metropolitan Expressway ⇒
Tkaido IC ⇒
Chuo Expressway ⇒
Toyoshina IC ⇒
Northern Alps Panorama Road & Route 148 ⇒
Otari

About 6 hours
Narita Airport ⇒
New Airport IC ⇒
East Kanto and New Airport Road ⇒
Wangan Ichikawa IC ⇒
Metropolitan Expressway ⇒
Narita IC ⇒
Kan-etsu Expressway ⇒
Nagano IC ⇒ (1:00) ⇒
Route 19, Prefectural Road Lines 31 and 33 ⇒
Otari
About 6 hours
   
From Nagoya
Nagoya Airport ⇒
Nagoya IC ⇒
Tomei and Chuo Expressways ⇒
Toyoshina IC ⇒
Northern Alps Panorama Road and Route 148 ⇒
Otari
About 4 hours
 
   
From Osaka
Osaka International Airport ⇒
Suita IC ⇒
Meishin and Chuo Ezpressways ⇒
Toyoshina IC ⇒
Northern Alps Panorama Road and Route 148 ⇒
Otari
About 6 hours
 
   
From Komatsu
Komatsu Airport ⇒
Komatsu IC ⇒
Hokuriku Expressway ⇒
Itoigawa IC ⇒
Route 148 ⇒
Otari
About 4 hours
 
   
From Toyama
Toyama Airport ⇒
Toyama IC ⇒
Hokuriku Expressway ⇒
Itoigawa IC ⇒
Route 148 ⇒
Otari
About 2.5 hours
 
   
From Niigata
Niigata Airport ⇒
Niigata Airport IC ⇒
Hokuriku Expressway ⇒
Itoigawa IC ⇒
Route 148 ⇒
Otari
About 4 hours
 

 


Getting to Otari by Train

From Narita

Narita Airport Station ⇒
Sobu Honsen and Narita Line's Narita express ⇒
Shinjuku Station ⇒
Chuo Line Azusa Express ⇒
Matsumoto Station ⇒
Oito Line ⇒
Otari
About 6 hours

 

Narita Airport Station ⇒
Sobu Honsen and Narita Line's Narita express ⇒
Tokyo Station ⇒
Nagano Shinkansen Asama (bullet train) ⇒
Nagano Station ⇒
Bus ⇒
Otari
About 4 hours

 

   
From Nagoya
Nagoya Airport ⇒
Connecting bus ⇒
Nagoya Station ⇒
Chuo West Line Shinano Express ⇒
Matsumoto Station ⇒
Oito Line ⇒
Otari
About 4 hours
 
From Osaka
Osaka International Airport ⇒
Airplane ⇒
Matsumoto Airport ⇒
Connecting bus ⇒
Matsumoto Station ⇒
Oito Line ⇒
Otari
About 3 hours
Osaka International Airport ⇒
Connecting bus ⇒
Kyoto Station ⇒
Tokaido Shinkansen Nozomi (bullet train) ⇒
Nagoya Station ⇒
Chuo West Line Shinano Express ⇒
Matsumoto Station ⇒
Oito Line ⇒
Otari
About 5 hours
 
From Komatsu
Komatsu Airport ⇒
Connecting bus ⇒
Kanazawa Station ⇒
Hokuriku Honsen Hakutaka Express ⇒
Itoigawa Station ⇒
Oito Line ⇒
Otari
About 4 hours
 
From Toyama
Toyama Airport ⇒
Connecting bus ⇒
Toyama Station ⇒
Hokuriku Honsen Hakutaka Express ⇒
Itoigawa Station ⇒
Oito Line ⇒
Otari
About 3.5 hours
 
From Niigata
Niigata Airport ⇒
Connecting bus ⇒
Niigata Station ⇒
Hokuriku Honsen Hakutaka Express ⇒
Itoigawa Station ⇒
Oito Line ⇒
Otari
About 4 hours