The ski resorts are serviced by :1.The Hakuba Valley bus service which is free if you have a Hakuba Valley lift pass (you need to swipe your pass on entry to the bus). If you don’t have a Hakuba Valley lift pass then the Hakuba Valley buses are 500 yen each way with the exception of Sanosaka, Kashimayari and Jigatake ski resorts which are free as long as you are going to be using the ski resort. See the Hakuba Valley bus timetable. 2.In the case of Happo, Iwatake, Tsugaike, Hakuba 47 and Goryu these ski resorts also have their own shuttle bus services which are free even if you don’t have a Hakuba Valley lift pass. Buses this year start on the 16th December and finish at the end of March but please see each timetable for exact ending dates. •Happo Hakuba•Hakuba Goryu•Hakuba 47•Iwatake•Tsugaike•Hakuba Norikura (HV)•Cortina (HV)•Sanosaka (HV)•Kashimayari (HV)•Jigatake (HV)The Genki Go bus runs from roughly the 23rd December , till the end of February each year. You purchase the ticket from the driver (300 yen). Make sure you have the correct money as he cannot give you change, even from a 1000 yen note.See timetable.
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