327 Kotani, Matsunoyama, Tokamachi-city, Niigata 942-1402, Japan
 TEL 025-596-3854

Please use Sansho House shuttle service

If visiting by train please use the shuttle bus service from Matsudai station on Hokuhoku Line. (Please make booking when you book your stay)

The shuttle service (April to November)
To check-in
Depart from Matsudai station at 17:15 and arrive at Sansho House at 17:30 and check-in
 The shuttle service can be arranged for those who wish to take an onsen (hot-spring).
Depart Sansho House at 17:50, arrive at hot spring facility at 18:05. Depart the hot spring facility at 19:00, arrive at Sansho House at 19:15.
To check-out
Depart Sansho House at 08:30, arrive Matsudai station at 08:45
The shuttle service (December to April during winter)
To check-in
Depart Matsudai Nohbutai at 16:10 then Matsudai station at 16:15, stop by at hot spring facility at 16:45. Depart the hot spring facility at 17:45, arrive at Sansho House at 18:15.
To check-out
Depart Sansho House at 0:30, arrive Matsudai station / Matsudai Nohbutai at 08:45


It takes approximately two and half hours from Tokyo station or Niigata station via Echigo-Yuzawa station to Matsuda station on Hokuhoku Line. Please book shuttle service or take a public bus or taxi to Sansho House. (Please check timetable of the public bus as it is not frequent.)

JR Timetable
Hokuhoku Line
Public bus(Kubiki bus)



By Car (April to November)

From Tokyo(approx. 3 hours)
 – Kanetsu Jidoshado -> ShiozawaIshiuchi IC -> Route 353
 – Kanetsu Jidoshado -> Muikamachi IC -> Route 253

From Nagoya (approx. 4 hours): Chuo-Jidoshado -> Nagano Jidoshado -> Joshinetsu Jidoshado -> Toyodaiyama IC -> Route 117

From Kanazawa (approx. 3 hours 30 min): Hokuoriku Jidoshado -> Joetsu IC -> Route 253

From Niigata (approx. 2 hours): Kanetsu Jidoshado -> Echigo-Kawaguchi IC -> Route 117

From Kansai: (approx. 6 hours from Osaka) Meishin Expressway -Hokuriku Expressway Joetsu Exit→Route 253

[Note] Visiting Sansho House by car in the snowy season (From December to around April)
Sansho House is in Echigo-Matsunoyama area which is covered by a thick blanket of snow during winter and car access is prohibited. If you visit Echigo-Tsumari by car, please park your car at the free parking of Matsudai Nobutai adjacent to Matsudai station and use our shuttle service (schedule above).

Taki (Tobu taxi)
TEL: +81(0)25-597-2254 10min from Matsudai station, approximately JPY2000