How To Get Around

Bus Tour

Bus Tour

Guided tours on bus help you get around the large area while enjoying stories of artworks by knowledgeable guide and exclusive access to some works.


Two major hubs are located within the walking distance from respective stations and visitors can enjoy many different artworks dotted around these hubs. Tokamachi and Matsudai stations are only 10 minutes apart on Hokuhoku line so check out timetable (as they operates approximately once every hour) and plan your visit to these artworks.


Driving would give easy access to visit artworks in mountainous areas and deep corner of Echigo-Tsumari.

Around Tokamachi station

Eki Rent-a-car Tokamachi branch
Toyota Rentalease, Tokamachi branch
  • 1 min walk from west exit of Tokamachi station(8:00-20:00)
  • TEL: +81(0)25-752-6100
Miyuki Rent-a-car
  • 3 min walk from west exit of Tokamachi station(7:30-21:00)
  • TEL: +81(0)25-757-0008
Sanyo Automobile Co., Ltd. / Rent-a-car
  • 19 min walk from west exit of Tokamachi station(8:30-17:30)
  • TEL: +81(0)25-757-2135

Around Echigo-Yuzawa station

Eki Rent-a-car Echigo-Yuzawa branch
  • Visitor Centre (Take right at the ticketing gate of Echigo-Yuzawa station)(8:00-19:00)
  • TEL: +81(0)25-785-5082
Toyota Rentalease, Echigo-Yuzawa station branch
  • 1 min walk from west exit of Echigo-Yuzawa station(8:00-20:00)
  • TEL: +81(0)25-784-1003
Nippon Rent-a-car, Echigo-Yuzawa branch
  • 5 min walk from east exit of Echigo-Yuzawa station(8:00-19:00)
  • TEL: +81(0)25-785-5300

Tsunan Information Centre

Tsunan Suzuki
*You need an international driving license to be able to drive in Japan. Arrange it prior to your travel if you are intending to drive a car.


Let the local expert to take you to your favourite artworks!

Tokamachi station

Tokamachi Kotsu
Tokamachi Taxi
Akashi Kotsu
Showa Kotsu

Tsunan station

Morimiya Kotsu
Tokamachi Taxi Tsunan branch

Matsudai station

Tobu Taxi


Tokamachi Taxi Tazawa branch
Taxi Naeba


Visit artworks in the centre of Tokamachi or around stations by riding bicycle. Make sure you take enough water as you ride along.

Rent-a-cycle stations

Hokuhoku line Tokamachi station West Exit Tourist Information Centre
  • Time:9:00-17:30(※ no booking. only for a day of use.)

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