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What is it?

The Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket is on sale for a limited time to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route. This ticket can be used from JR Nagano/Shinano-Omachi Station to Dentetsu-Toyama Station on the Toyama Chiho Railway, or from Dentetsu-Toyama Station to JR Shinano-Omachi Station/Nagano Station. (Not valid for round-trip travel or partial trip round-trip travel)

Use this opportunity to visit the fall colors of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route with the Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket!

A fare comparison for travel from JR Nagano Station to Dentetsu-Toyama Station and from Dentetsu-Toyama Station to JR Nagano Station - Regular fare: Adults 12,090 yen - With this ticket: Adults 9,000 yen - 3,090 yen in savings! Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route Time required: Dentetsu Toyama, Toyama Chiho Railway 60 minutes, Tateyama Station 475m, Tateyama Cable Car 7 minutes, Bijodaira 977m, Midagahara 1,930m, Tengudaira 2,300m, Tateyama Highland Bus 50 minutes, Murodo 2,450m, Mt. Tateyama 3,015m, Tateyama Tunnel Trolley Bus 10 minutes, Daikanbo 2,316m, Tateyama Ropeway 7 minutes, Kurobedaira 1,828m, Kurobe Cable Car 5 minutes, Kurobeko 1,455m, On foot 15 minutes, Kurobe Dam 1,470m, Mt. Akasawadake 2,678m, Kanden Tunnel Trolley Bus 16 minutes, Ogizawa 1,433m, Express bus 100 minutes, Local bus, Shinano Ōmachi, Express bus, Nagano

Please note that times are approximate. When changing trains, more time than what is shown here might be needed, so please keep this in mind and allow enough time.

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Prices

Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket Adults - 12 and older Children - 6 to 11
Prices 9,000 yen 4,500 yen

Selling/use start dates

  Period
Period of Sales Tuesday, September 1 to Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Period of Use Tuesday, September 1 to Sunday, November 15, 2015

Validity Period

  • Five days

Validity

  • This ticket can be used from JR Nagano/Shinano-Omachi Station to Dentetsu-Toyama Station on the Toyama Chiho Railway, or from Dentetsu-Toyama Station to JR Shinano-Omachi/Nagano Station. (Not valid for round-trip travel or partial trip round-trip travel)

Notes:

  • Between JR Nagano and Ogizawa Stations, boarding and deboarding are allowed at JR Shinano-Omachi Station, at Omachi Onsen Village, and at Kuroyon Royal Hotel (Hinatayama Kogen).
  • When used in combination with the JR EAST PASS, an additional fare is required on the Hokuriku Shinkansen (between Toyama and Joetsumyoko Stations).
  • For travel only between JR Shinano-Omachi Station and Ogizawa Station, please use the regular service bus. (Express bus service is not available for that interval.)
  • E-SORA Tateyama Panorama Bus service (between Murodo and Tateyama Stations) is not available with this offer.
  • A separate limited express charge of 210 yen is locally required when using a limited express train on the Toyama Chiho Railway (between Tateyama and Dentetsu-Toyama Stations).

Valid routes for the Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket
Valid routes for the Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket
Note: Dentetsu-Toyama Station on Toyama Chiho Railway and JR Toyama Station are adjacent.

JR East train timetables

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Purchase requirements

Foreign passport holders only"Temporary Visitor" only

The Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket is available exclusively for visitors from abroad who enter Japan under the entry status of "Temporary Visitor". Both of the below two conditions must be met for purchase and use.


  • The pass user must have a passport issued by a country other than Japan.
    (日本国籍のお客様は使用できません。)
  • The pass user must enter Japan as a temporary visitor and have "Temporary Visitor" stamped in their passport as shown at right.
  • The status of temporary visitor is established in Japanese immigration law and permits stays in the country of up to 90 days for purposes such as sightseeing. Visitors desiring to enter Japan for sightseeing will receive a stamp, as shown at right, saying "Temporary Visitor" in their passport by the immigration officer.

temporary visitor's visa

Refunds

  • No refunds are possible for purchased this ticket.
    However, if trains are out of service in this ticket valid period such as due to inclement weather, refunds will be provided at any sales location, as a general rule. For those unable to return to a sales location, refunds are also available at Dentetsu-Toyama Station.

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