The town’s circular bus service schedule will change from 4/1/2015


Town’s circulating buses will start on April 1 with the aim of making public transportation easier to use.
Time adjustment of “West Course
Change in the direction of operation of the “northbound line

The following is a list of the most common types of products that can be used.

In addition to the detouring of the Iriyama Pass Entrance and Narisawa bus stops already in place on the East and Southbound Routes to ensure punctuality during congested periods, the following detours will also be implemented.
All routes detour to “JA Karuizawa branch mae” bus stop.
The company plans to do the following

West Course Time Adjustment

Time will be adjusted to accommodate connections to the Shinano Railway. The number of trains will remain unchanged.
For details, please refer to the timetable linked below.

Change in direction of northbound line operation

To make it easier to use the bus for hospital visits and shopping, the 8:00 bus departing from Shinano-Oiwake Station will be changed from the inner to the outer route, and the 16:47 bus will be changed from the outer to the inner route. The bus schedule at each bus stop will be changed accordingly. The number of buses will remain unchanged. There will be no other time changes besides the above two flights.
For details, please refer to the timetable linked below.

Detour during congestion

The town’s buses will be detoured throughout the day during the following periods to ensure punctuality and reduce congestion on the roads.
During this period, buses will not stop at the “Iriyama-Toge Iriguchi”, “Narisawa”, and “JA Karuizawa Branch Mae” bus stops.
 1. April 29 (Wed) – May 10 (Sun)
 2. July 18 (Saturday) – August 31 (Monday)
 3. Saturday, September 19 – Wednesday, September 23
 4. Saturday, October 10 – Monday, October 12

If you wish to get on and off at “JA Karuizawa Branch Office” during the period, please use “Nakakaruizawa Station” bus stop.

For details on the new and old timetables, please visit the Town Hall website.

For inquiries about the circulating bus, please contact

 East・South route: Seibu Kogen Bus Karuizawa Office TEL 0267-45-5045
 West Course: Chikuma Bus Komoro Office TEL 0267-22-2100
 Northbound Route: Kusakaru Kotsu Karuizawa Office TEL 0267-42-2441

Please check the Shinano Railway Co. website for the operating schedule.

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