Arriving by Shinkansen

The fastest and easiest way to reach TwinTips apartments is by train and taxi. The journey should take you less than 90 minutes.

From Tokyo Station catch the JOETSU SHINKANSEN from Platform 20 or 21. The line terminates at Niigata. Trains run from 6am to 10.24pm every 20-30min. Tickets can be purchased at JR Sales desk or at Reserve Ticket vending machines (ENGLISH TRANSLATION and follow the prompts). Cash and credit cards are accepted.
Look out for the great value Tokyo Wide Pass available for ¥10180 to all international passport holders. This pass allows unlimited travel over 3 days between Tokyo and Echigoyuzawa (among other destinations). Purchase from the JR East sales desk or cafe at Tokyo Station.

Disembark the train at Echigo-Yuzawa station. Take the West (left) Exit, jump in a taxi and tell the driver “Twin Towers Ishiuchi”. The taxi ride from the train station to the resort should take approximately 5 minutes.

Arriving by car

Driving from Tokyo takes approximately two and a half hours. If you’re planning to drive, please make sure that you print and bring this document (click link for PDF download).


If you Takkyubin your gear, please send your luggage to…

TwinTips Apartments / Apartment name
Ishiuchi 986-2
〒 949-6372 Niigata Prefecture

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