Naeba Ski Area is now closed for the season. The hotel will be open for the Fuji Rock Festival, July 30 - Aug 1, 2010. It will open again for the ski season Dec 4.
Naeba Ski Area looks forward to welcoming skiers back in December for the 2010-2011 season.
Getting to Naeba
From Tokyo Station, take the Bullet Train (shinkansen) to Echigo Yuzawa Station (approx. 1hour).
From the east exit of Echigo Yuzawa Station, Prince Hotels operates a free shuttle bus for hotel guests. The bus takes about 50 min from the station to ski area. The bus schedule for the 2009-2010 season is as follows:
Depart Echigo Yuzawa Station
16:40 (On Saturday and public holidays only)
Depart Naeba Prince Hotel (ski area) for Echigo Yuzawa Station
13:00 (Saturday and public holidays only)
The Naeba Liner also leaves Tokyo area hotels daily for Naeba Ski Resort:
Shinagawa Prince Hotel Departure 9:00am
Sunshine City Prince Hotel Departure 9:40am
Naeba Prince Hotel Arrival 12:45pm
Naeba Liner return trip to Tokyo
Naeba Prince Hotel Departure 4:00pm
Sunshine City Prince Hotel Arrival 8:00pm
Shinagawa Prince Hotel Arrival 8:30pm
Slope-side firework demonstations will be held on the following dates during the 2009-2010 ski season:
31 Dec 2009
1 Jan, 2 Jan, 16 Jan, 30 Jan, 2010
27 Feb, 2010
6 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 27 Mar 2010