The resort jumped onto the international stage in 1973 when it hosted Japan’s first ever FIS Ski World Cup, and since then There is something for everyone at Mt Naeba, which combines the Naeba and Kagura Ski Areas to form a comprehensive winter resort located just two hours from Tokyo. Renowned for superb snow conditions and extensive family-friendly facilities, this is a truly convenient destination for outstanding skiing, snowboarding, sledding and other winter activities. 45 ski trails (beginners,intermediate, advanced) Ski lessons (in English) Backcountry guiding (in English) Next to Naeba is Kagura Ski Resort, which is linked via the world’s longest gondola. Experience the thrilling 5.5-km ride through majestic mountain scenery and arrive in another entirely different resort that will impress any snowboarder or backcountry skier.has gone on to host numerous other FIS ski, snowboard, and freestyle world cups.


*All prices are based on twin share 7nights accommodation and 6 day lift pass otherwise stated.


Naeba Prince Hotel located at the base of the mountain. The hotel itself offers various dining options, including Western, Japanese, Chinese and BBQ restaurants as well as bars and cafes. The hotel also has hot springs, shops, local liquor shop, convenience store, phamacy, jewellry classes, a games room. Naeba has also opened an indoor ski centre for kids in the hotel. Naeba is comprised of six buildings offering spacious and comfortable rooms, many of which have been newly renovated,

Access information

From Narita Airport

Passengers travelling from Narita Airport board the Narita Express to Tokyo Station. Travelling time approx. 1 hour.

From Tokyo

Departing from Tokyo Station to Echigo Yuzawa passengers board the Joshinetsu Bullet Train frequent departures throughout the day. Travelling time approx. 90 minutes

From Echigo Yuzawa

By Bus

Resort operates direct shuttle buses ten times from Echigo-Yuzawa station to Prince Hotel from East exit bus stop between 9:00- 21:40 and 6 times from Naeba Prince Hotel to Echigo-Yuzawa station between 11:00-17:00 (approx. 50 minutes, Free for hotel guests).

From Tokyo by bus

The White Snow Shuttle Bus departs daily from Tokyo and reaches Naeba Ski Resort in 4hrs. The bus departs from Shinagawa Prince Hotel at 9:00A.M. and Ikebukuro Station East Exit at 9:50A.M., arriving at Naeba Prince Hotel at 1:04P.M. The return bus departs Naeba Prince Hotel at 4:00P.M. and arrives at Ikebukuro Station East Exit at 7:19P.M. and Shinagawa Prince Hotel at 8:00P.M. Adults are ¥3,500 and children are ¥1,750. Bookings are required at least one month in advance

By direct highway bus from Narita Airport

During winter, one round trip per day is operating between Narita Airport and Naeba. The one way trip takes about six hours.

Above fees and schedules are subject to change. Private Transfer is also available between Aomori station and Hakkoda accommodations.