Access Guide

How to Get to Myogi

Last updated: March 28, 2024

Myogi is a popular area for hiking and climbing particularly in autumn when Mt. Myogi is covered in vibrant fall foliage. It is one of Gunma's "three famous mountains," considered exceptional for their majesty. Myogi is accessible by train and taxi from Tokyo.

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Mt. Myogi is accessible by train and taxi in less than 2 hours from Tokyo, via Takasaki Station. From Takasaki, take a local train to Isobe Station, in the charming onsen town of Isobe Onsen. Taxis are available at the station for a swift transfer to Mt. Myogi.

Tokyo Station

Shinkansen trains from Tokyo Station reach Takasaki Station in under 1 hour.

Joetsu and Hokuriku Shinkansen

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Shinkansen trains from Tokyo Station to Takasaki Station are covered by the JR TOKYO Wide Pass and JR EAST Pass, and others.

Takasaki Station

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Takasaki is a stop on the Joetsu and Hokuriku Shinkansen Lines, and the gateway to Gunma: express trains and local trains from Tokyo stop at Takasaki Station. From this station you can transfer to local trains for destinations around Gunma Prefecture.

Train to Isobe Station

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At Takasaki Station, transfer to a Shin-etsu Line train to Isobe Station. The journey takes around 20 minutes.

Taxi to Roadside Station Myogi

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A taxi is the easiest way to reach Roadside Station Myogi. There are taxis in front of Isobe Station, and the journey takes around 15 minutes. As there are no taxi stands at Roadside Station Myogi or Mt. Myogi, be sure to request a return trip when you board a taxi at Isobe Onsen.

Goal: Roadside Station Myogi

This is a convenient starting point for exploring Mt. Myogi, with scenic mountain views, tourist information, and local produce to buy. Myogi Onsen Momiji no Yu is located nearby, an uphill hike or a few more minutes by car. Myogi-jinja Shrine near the roadside station has a long history and impressive architecture.

Travel Tips

You can use the JR Tokyo Wide Pass, JR East Pass, and other JR passes for trains on this route. There are many passes and travel combinations to discover, so use the links below to find your ideal travel plan.

- JR East Pass
- JR Tokyo Wide Pass
- Japan Rail Pass
- JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass

Save time and purchase train tickets and passes, and reserve seats online, before you travel.

Accommodation

Isobe Onsen is an ideal base for exploring Mt. Myogi. Find a wide range of accommodation options in Isobe Onsen, from luxury hotels to private retreats.

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