Access from JR Morioka Station to Appi Kogen Ski Resort

To go to Appi Kogen Ski Resort, get on the Tohoku Shinkansen or Akita Shinkansen at JR Tokyo Station to Morioka. It takes about 2 hours and 30 minutes at the shorby the Shinkansen.
Get on Iwate Kenpoku Bus for Appi Kogen at West Exit Bus Pool No. 6, and get off at the hotel you reserved. It is about a 1 hour ride.

 

Iwate Kenpoku Bus for Appi Kogen Ski Resort

To get on the bus to Appi Kogen Ski Resort, use an escalator from the Shinkansen Platform, pass through the North Exit Ticket Gate, and go toward North Exit Signboard.

Go straight about 50 m from the signboard. There is a signboard for the Bus Pool. Turn left there. There is an accessway to the bus pool. Go straight through the accessway and turn right at the exit. Get on an “Iwate Kenpoku Bus” at Bus Pool No. 6.*No. 6 is a lane only for Appi Kogen.

Morioka Station 2F Map

Morioka Station 2F Map

Tohoku Shinkansen “Hayate” and “Yamabiko” Timetable (outbound):

 

Akita Shinkansen “Komachi” Timetable (outbound):

Tohoku Shinkansen

Tohoku Shinkansen “Hayate”

Connects Tokyo Station and Morioka Station in about 2 hours and 26 minutes at the shor Nonstop between Omiya-Sendai. All seats are reserved.

Tohoku Shinkansen

Tohoku Shinkansen “Yamabiko”

Connects Tokyo Station and Morioka Station in about 3 hours and 12 minutes at the shor From Sendai Station (some trains are from Koriyama Station) to Morioka Station, the train stops at every station.

秋田新幹線「こまち」

Akita Shinkansen “Komachi”

Connects Tokyo Station and Akita Station in about 4 hours and 4 minutes at the shor All ordinary car seats are reserved. It links with “Hayate” between Tokyo Station and Morioka Station.

 

West Exit Bus Pool No. 26, Morioka-Appi Kogen Bus Timetable :

Morioka-Appi Kogen Bus

Morioka-Appi Kogen Bus

Get on at West Exit Bus Pool No. 26. It takes about 1 hour to go to Appi Kogen Ski Resort. The one-way fare is \1,130 (for midnight service: \1,340.) The bus has a red stripe on a light yellow background.
Contact
Kenpoku Bus Center Office: +81-(0)19-652-5151

 

JR Information

JR PASS Information

JR offers economical and convenient rail passes to travel around Japan.

The JR EAST PASS is an economical and flexible ticket for travel in eastern Japan. Unlimited travel is possible on all lines of JR EAST, including the Shinkansen, on five days of your choice within a 14-day period from the date when your pass is issued. Of course, it is also valid on the N’EX service that provides direct access to Tokyo from Narita Airport.

JR EAST PASS Price Table

  Adult (12 and over) Child (6 to 11)
Price ¥22,000 ¥11,000
Period of Validity 5 flexible days
(Five days of your choice within a 14-day period from the date when your pass is issued)

Eligibility:The JR EAST PASS is available exclusively for foreign nationals with a non-Japanese passport who enter Japan under the entry status of “Temporary Visitor” valid for 90 days or less. We will check your passport when we issue the PASS in Japan.


JR East Japan Shinkansen Reservation

Before leaving for Japan, you can reserve seats for green car (superior class) or ordinary car (coach class) of Shinkansen trains and main limited express trains on local lines within the JR East Japan service area, on the Internet. This is on-line system to reserve easily in advance. You can use this site to get the train timetable and fare.

For further information and on-line purchase:

Applicable Trains

- JR East Shinkansen trains (ordinary car/green car): Tohoku Shinkansen “Hayate, Max Yamabiko/Yamabiko, Max Nasuno/Nasuno,” Yamagata Shinkansen “Tsubasa,” Akita Shinkansen “Komachi,” Joetsu Shinkansen “Max Toki/Toki, Max Tanigawa/Tanigawa,” Nagano Shinkansen “Asama”
– JR East limited express trains (ordinary car/green car) on local lines: “Narita Express,” “Super Hitachi/Fresh Hitachi,” “Super Azusa/Azusa/Kaiji,” and “Super View Odoriko/Odoriko”

“JR East InfoLine” (Telephone assistance service in English, Korean, and Chinese)

Call 050-2016-1603 10:00-18:00 (except year-end and New Year holidays)

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