There are 2 main choices if you want to avoid public transport and be taken direcly from the airport to Hakuba.
1. The Nagano Snow Shuttle.
ThisisthebestoptionforgettingtoorfromeitherNaritaorHanedaairports.Youjustmakeyourwaytotheircounterinsidethearrivalslobbyand they will put you on one of their very comfortable buses (pre-booking required). NOTE•Outside of these dates you will need to either book "Chuo Taxi" (below) or make your own way by public transport to Hakuba.•There is a fixed meeting point inside Terminal 2 for the aiport pick up.•Meeting point for return transfer is at the Hakuba Base terminal in Echoland.
•¥9,600 each way.oForthetransferfromNaritaadd¥1,000ifyouwouldlikeadropoffinfrontofyouraccommodation.Forthe3pmand8.30pm departures this is compulsory due to the late arrival time in Hakuba. oFor other times the drop off point will be at the Hakuba Base terminal at the bottom of Echoland
2. Chuo Taxi
Thisoptionisbestusedonlyifyourdates/timesdonotworkinwiththeNaganosnowshuttleschedules.Itisfarmoreexpensivethanthelatter,and thebusesingeneralarenotascomfortableeither.Theydoanamesignboardmeetatthearrivalslobbywhichdoesmakethingseasy,andthedrop off/pick up is at your accommodation. •Door to door including a name signboard meet at the arrivals lobby.•Costs ¥15,900/peson each way + ¥1,000 per group fee for the name signboard meet.•They normally require 7 days notice for bookings.
Thereare2mainchoicesifyouwanttoavoidpublic transport and be taken direcly from the airport to Hakuba.
Option 1. The Nagano Snow Shuttle.
ThisisthebestoptionforgettingtoorfromeitherNaritaor Hanedaairports.Youjustmakeyourwaytotheircounter insidethearrivalslobbyandtheywillputyouononeoftheir very comfortable buses (pre-booking required). NOTE•Outsideofthesedatesyouwillneedtoeitherbook"ChuoTaxi"(below)ormakeyourownwaybypublic transport to Hakuba.•ThereisafixedmeetingpointinsideTerminal2forthe aiport pick up.•MeetingpointforreturntransferisattheHakubaBase terminal in Echoland.•ForthetransferfromNaritaadd¥1,000ifyouwouldlike adropoffinfrontofyouraccommodation.Forthe3pm and8.30pmdeparturesthisiscompulsoryduetothe late arrival time in Hakuba. oForothertimesthedropoffpointwillbeatthe Hakuba Base terminal at the bottom of Echoland
Option 2. Chuo Taxi
Thisoptionisbestusedonlyifyourdates/timesdonotwork inwiththeNaganosnowshuttleschedules.Itisfarmore expensivethanthelatter,andthebusesingeneralarenot ascomfortableeither.Theydoanamesignboardmeetat thearrivalslobbywhichdoesmakethingseasy,andthedrop off/pick up is at your accommodation. •Doortodoorincludinganamesignboardmeetatthe arrivals lobby.•Costs¥15,900/personeachway+¥1,000pergroup fee for the name signboard meet.•They normally require 7 days notice for bookings.