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​How to reach Kanazawa

Kanazawa is located in the central part of Japan, the prefectural capital of Ishikawa Prefecture. Easy access from Tokyo (2.5 hours), from Osaka/Kyoto (2.5 hours) and from Nagoya (3 hours).

How to reach Kanazawa from Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya

Transportation Information

Train routes

Narita Airport→Tokyo→Kanazawa

 (Narita Express)             (Hokuriku Shinkansen)

  approx. 40 min              approx. 2hr 30min

Centrair Airport→Nagoya→Kanazawa

 (Meitetsu Express)         (Express "Shirasagi")

  approx. 30min                approx. 3hr


Kansai AirportOsaka→Kanazawa




Air​ routes
The closest airport to Kanazawa is Komatsu airport, takes about 40min by Airport Limousine Bus.
●Tokyo (Narita) → →  Komatsu Airport 

  approx. 1hr 15min

●Tokyo (Haneda)  → →  Komatsu Airport 

  approx. 1hr

Airport Limousine Bus

●Komatsu Airport → → Kanazawa

  approx. 40min 

  ¥1,300/one way

 (Express Haruka)      approx. 50min   

(Express "Thunderbird")

 approx.  2hr 30min


Local Bus (Kanazawa station---> Sakura-machi)

Bus Terminal at the East gate of JR Kanazawa station. 

Bus number 90, 92, 93, 94 or 95. 

Take the bus from the rear door (remember to take a number ticket from machine), and pay 260 yen with ticket when get off from the front door at the Sakura-machi bus stop. 

Taxis are always standing by at the East gate of JR Kanazawa Station.  It takes about 15~20 minutes to MACHI and costs about 1600~2000yen.

Car Park
We provide free parking space, but please make reservation in advance. (email)


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