SNOW RESORTS INFORMATION

2019.12.24

BOOK YOUR NEXT FAVOURITE WINTER DESTINATION
Niigata has a rich nature and one of the foremost and oldest powder snow areas in Japan, with a variety of ski resorts for every type of adventure: from family slopes to large ski resorts you will find a great range of resorts to match your perfect winter gateway in Japan.

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 ⇒Myoko Area(9 total)
 ⇒Yuzawa&Minamiuonuma Area(22 total)

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MYOKO AREA - A powder paradise of ski fields you shouldn’t miss -

Akakura Onsen Ski Resort

100% Pure, Natural Snow! 17 slopes to enjoy for beginners and advanced skiers alike. Courses with powdery, uncompressed snow also available.

Phone number:0255-87-2125
Address:Akakura Onsen, Myoko City
Price:4,900 yen

Myoko Suginohara Ski Resort

Perform dynamic skiing in one of Japan’s longest ski runs at 8.5 km. Two powder ski runs also available for more fun and enjoyment.

Phone number:0255-86-6211
Address:Suginosawa, Myoko City
Price:4,800 yen

Charmant Hiuchi Ski Resort

Experience quality powder with more than 60% of its skiable area consisting of uncompressed snow. Tree runs for skiing through trees also available.

Phone number:025-568-2244
Address:1821 Nishi-hiyama, Itoigawa City
Price:4,100 yen

HOW TO GET THERE

By Train
30 minutes from Haneda Airport to Tokyo Station via the Monorail and Yamanote Line. 2 hours from Tokyo Station to Joetsu-Myoko Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen.
2 hours from Niigata Station to Joetsu-Myoko Station on the JR Shin’etsu Line’s Shirayuki Express.

By Car
4 hours from Haneda Airport to Myoko-Kogen IC via the Kan’etsu Expressway and Joshin’etsu Expressway.
2 hours and 30 minutes from Niigata Airport to Myoko-Kogen IC via the Hokuriku Expressway.

YUZAWA AREA - Incredibly accessible from Tokyo! Enjoy skiing and onsen hot springs in one trip! -

Naeba Ski Resort

This huge ski resort with 22 varied ski runs features a vertical drop of approximately 900 m. Ski lessons in English available.

Phone number:025-789-4117
Address:203 Mikuni, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun
Price:5,200 yen

Kandatsu Snow Resort

While small in size, this ski area has quite the variety, with a powder zone, a snow park, a mogul course, a tree course, and more.

Phone number:025-788-0111
Address:4121-1 Kandatsu, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun
Price:4,700 yen

NASPA Ski Garden

Features a broad range of ski runs for intermediate and advanced skiers with its uncompressed snow and gradients of up to 38 degrees. Private lessons in English available.

Phone number:025-780-6888
Address:2117-9 Yuzawa, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun
Price:4,300 yen

Joetsu Kokusai Ski Resort

Features dry powder snow. Ski or snowboard while enjoying the view from 1,117 m above sea level. Located in the Forest Zone of the vast Joetsu Kokusai Ski Resort.

Phone number:025-758-3291
Address:112-1 kabanosawa,Minamiuonuma City
Price:4,000 yen

By Train
30 minutes from Haneda Airport to Tokyo Station via the Monorail and Yamanote Line. 80 minutes from Tokyo Station to Echigo-Yuzawa Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen.
50 minutes from Niigata Station to Echigo-Yuzawa Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen.

By Car
2 hours from Haneda Airport to Yuzawa IC via the Kan’etsu Expressway.
2 hours and 30 minutes from Niigata Airport to Yuzawa IC via the Hokuriku Expressway and Kan’etsu Expressway.

KAETSU, SADO AREA - Accessible from Niigata City. Get ready and enjoy skiing! -

Ninox Snow Park

Boasts of abundant, deep, high-quality snow and its ski runs that make use of the slopes of Mt. Ninoji. Do night skiing up to 11 PM!

Phone number:0254-29-3315
Address:Mubanchi, Ohdaira Kokuyurin, Kamisanko, Shibata City
Price:4,200 yen

Tainai Ski Resort

Ski runs with gradients of up to 30 degrees available for expert skiers. Enjoy the panoramic scenery while skiing. Relax in a nearby hot spring after a day of skiing.

Phone number:0254-48-3002
Address:881-166 Atsutazaka, Tainai City
Price:4,000 yen

WAKABUNA Kogen Ski Resort

With advanced ski runs with wonderful views and tree runs for beginners, there’s something here for everyone, making it perfect for families to enjoy skiing together.

Phone number:0254-64-0330
Address:132-2 Numa, Sekikawa-mura, Iwafune-gun
Price:4,000 yen

HOW TO GET THERE

By Train
30 minutes from Haneda Airport to Tokyo Station via the Monorail and Yamanote Line. 1 hour and 40 minutes from Tokyo Station to Nagaoka Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen.
40 minutes from Niigata Station to Urasa Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen.

By Car
3 hours and 30 minutes from Haneda Airport to Niigata-Chuo IC via the Kan’etsu Expressway and Hokuriku Expressway.
1 hour and 40 minutes from Niigata Airport to Koide IC via the Hokuriku Expressway.

Getting to Sado
1 hour from Niigata Port to Ryotsu Port on the Sado Kisen Jetfoil. 2 hours and 30 minutes on the car ferry.

CHUETSU AREA - A resort full of unique ski fields that make the most out of their natural features -

Matsunoyama Onsen Ski Resort

Have fun with snow bikes, airboards, and even ski boots! Refresh the body in a historical hot spring after playing in the snow.

Phone number:025-596-3133
Address:909 Matsunoyama Amamizushima, Tokamachi City
Price:3,000 yen

Okutadami Maruyama Ski Resort

Offers spring skiing from mid-March to mid-May. Plenty of snow in the area. Skiing may also be enjoyed through the fresh green leaves of the beech forest around May. Areas with uncompressed snow available.

Phone number:025-795-2750
Address:1317-3 Aza Ohtori, Yunotani Imogawa, Uonuma City
Price:4,000 yen

HOW TO GET THERE

By Train
30 minutes from Haneda Airport to Tokyo Station via the Monorail and Yamanote Line. 1 hour and 40 minutes from Tokyo Station to Nagaoka Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen.
40 minutes from Niigata Station to Urasa Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen.

By Car
3 hours and 30 minutes from Haneda Airport to Niigata-Chuo IC via the Kan’etsu Expressway and Hokuriku Expressway.
1 hour and 40 minutes from Niigata Airport to Koide IC via the Hokuriku Expressway.