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【Departs Toyama】Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

The bus tour to Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route 2017 has ended. Thank you. ※The entire route will be opened on April 15, 2018.

This is the day tour to travel Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route departs from Toyama and arrive at Hirayu Onsen or Takayama. 

Departure time in Toyama should be before 9:00 AM.  (example 8:52 weekdays/8:57 weekends)


The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is known as the "Roof of Japan". The route passes through the dynamic scenery of Mt.Tateyama in the Japan Alps. It is traversed using a variety of vehicles with an elevation change of 2400 meters from Toyama to Nagano Prefecture.

Tour available:
Every day between May 20 ~October 11, 2017
The tour has ended on October 11. 2017
Minimum participants required:
Departure time:
Dentetsu Toyama Station
Arrival time:
Takayama Bus Terminal
Bus guide:
Not accompanied
Tour guide:
Not accompanied
  • This tour fee includes:
  • One way Bus Ticket (Ogizawa Line)
    Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route Ticket (full route)
【Departs Toyama】Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
  • Adult13,000yen
  • Child(6~12)6,500yen
  • If you finish the tour in Hirayu, the cost will be as below.

    Adults 12,500 yen Children 6,000 yen

【Departs Toyama】Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route


  1. Dentetsu Tateyama Station→Tateyama Station
  2. → Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
  3. → Ogizawa station(16:05)
  4. →  Hirayu Onsen(18:35)
  5. →  Takayama Bus Terminal(19:35)
  • *Icons display    route bus / chartered bus / express bus / cable car / taxi / ship / ropeway / walking / train


  • Receive Tickets at Dentetsu Toyama Station

    Pick up your tickets at Toyama Chitetsu Ticket Counter with the reference number. 

    Take Toyama Chiho Railroad and go to Tateyama Station.

    Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route will be crowded in busy periods, so we suggest that to leave Toyama for Tateyama before 9 a.m. to arrive at Ogizawa Station (8:52 weekdays/8:57 weekends) .  Please make sure to arrive at Ogizawa Station before bus departure time(16:05).






  • Tateyama to Bijyodaira by Cablecar

    Show your Alpine voucher(2 tickets) at the ticket counter in Tateyama station and  receive all of Alpine Route Tickets (Tateyama Station~Ogizawa Station).

    Take Tateyama Cablecar to Bijyodaira from Tateyama. (7 minutes)

    No guide in this trip.  Please be aware to get on and off each vehicle yourself.

    Please go through to Ogizawa Station by the bus departure time to Takayama.

    See below for timetable.

    Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route Schedule


  • Bijodaira to Murodo by Highland Bus

    Take Highland Bus to Murodo from Bijodaira. (50 minutes)

    During spring, the bus runs along the Tateyama Snow Corridor.


  • Murodo

    At 2,500 m, this is the highest point on the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.

    There are many places that you can take a walk to, such as Mikurigaike.

    ”Yuki-no-otani”snow wall  is open to pedistrains from around mid April to mid June.

    Tateyama has some of the heaviest snowfalls in the world. An average of 7 m accumulates every year. In heavy years up to 20 meters can accumulate! 


  • Murodo to Daikanbo by Trolly Bus

    Take Tateyama Trolly Bus from Murodo to Daikanbo. (10 minutes)

    Outstanding view from the second floor and observation deck atop the station. A wide panorama of the Japan Alps and the lake formed by Kurobe Dam.


  • Daikanbo to Kurobedaira by Tateyama Ropeway

    Take Tateyama Ropeway to Kurobedaira from Daikanbo. (7 minutes)

    There is a garden as you exit the Kurobedaira station, surrounded by the scenic mountain range and Kurobeko (lake). The botanical garden displays high altitude plants.

  • Kurobedaira to Kurobeko by Kurobe Cablecar

    Take Kurobe Cablecar to Kurobeko from Kurobedaira. (5 minutes)


  • Kurobe Dam

    At 1,500 m, Kurobe Dam is the highest arch dam in Japan.

    The lake behind the dam holds 200 million cubic meters of water.

    The dam is 186 m tall and 10 cubic meters of water pass through the dam every second generating one billion kWh per year.


  • Kurobe Dam to Ogizawa by Trolly Bus

    Take Trolly Bus from Kurobe Dam to Ogizawa. (15 minutes)


  • Ogizawa to Hirayu Onsen or Takayama by Nohi Bus

    Bus for Takayama leaves at 4:05 pm from Ogizawa Station.

    Please be sure to arrive at Ogizawa before the departure time.

    Please Show your bus ticket to the driver.


  • Hirayu Onsen (18:35) / Takayama (19:35)

    Thank you for joining the tour.

    See you  next time!


※Minimum number of reservation is 1 person.
※No guide and conductor in this tour.
※Meal is not included
★Reservation can be made 5 days prior to departure date.

For reservations

【Reservation /Inquiry】

Takayama Bus Terminal Tour Information

TEL:0577-33-0131 (9:00~18:00)  

Cancellation policy

  • ~8 days before the tour・・・No charge
  • 7~2 days before the tour・・・30% of the tour fee
  • a day before the tour・・・40% of the tour fee
  • on the day・・・50% of the tour fee
  • No show・・・No refund


  • 岐阜県知事登録旅行業第2-297号
  • 濃飛乗合自動車株式会社
  • 〒506-0026 岐阜県高山市花里町6-125
  • 総合旅行業務取扱管理者 北平 英明

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