GUNMA Tourist Guide of Gunma Prefecture

BUS Route Guide

  • Note: Click on the area to see the routes to locations within that area.
  • Note: The bus times and locations shown may change, so be sure to give yourself plenty of time.

Kusatsu・Manza Area

From Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi Station

Station map
  • Mt. Kusatsu-Shiranesan

    Take the JR Bus Kanto from platforms 1-3 headed for the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal for about 25 minutes. Get off at the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal. Then, take the JR Bus, Seibu Kanko Bus or Kusakaru Kotsu headed for Shirane-kazan from Kusatsu Onsen Bus Terminal Platform 6 for about 15 minutes and get off at Shirane-kazan.

  • Kusatsu Onsen

    Take the JR Bus Kanto from platforms 1-3 headed for the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal for about 25 minutes. Get off at the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal.

  • Netsu no Yu

    Take the JR Bus Kanto from platforms 1-3 headed for the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal for about 25 minutes. Get off at the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal and walk for about 5 minutes.

  • Sainokawara Open-Air Bath
    Timetable

    Take the JR Bus Kanto from platforms 1-3 headed for the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal for about 25 minutes. Get off at the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal and walk for about 20 minutes.

  • Goza no Yu

    Take the JR Bus Kanto from platforms 1-3 headed for the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal for about 25 minutes. Get off at the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal and walk for about 5 minutes.

  • Otaki no Yu

    Take the JR Bus Kanto from platforms 1-3 headed for the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal for about 25 minutes. Get off at the Kusatsu-onsen-bus-terminal and walk for about 15 minutes.

From Karuizawa Station

Station map
  • Kusatsu Onsen

    Take the Kusakaru Kotsu Bus from the north entrance Platform 2 or the Seibu Kanko Bus from Platform 1 or 4 headed for Kusatsu-onsen for about 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 45 minutes. Get off at Kusatsu-onsen.

    Note: Only the Kusakaru Kotsu Bus is available during the winter season.

  • Manza Onsen

    Take the Seibu Kanko Bus from the north entrance Platform 1 or 4 headed for Manza-bus-terminal for about 1 hour 45 minutes. Get off at Manza-bus-terminal.

    Note: Only 2 buses will leave from Platform 1 during the winter season.

  • Onioshidashi Park

    Take the Seibu Kanko Bus from the north entrance Platform 1 or 4 headed for Manza-bus-terminal, Kusatsu-onsen, or Onioshidashi-en for about 40 minutes. Get off at Onioshidashi-en.

  • Usui 3rd Bridge (Megane Bashi)

    Take the JR Bus Kanto from the north entrance Platform 5 headed for Yokokawa Sta. for about 25 minutes. Get off at Megane-bashi.

    Note: This bus only runs seasonally.

Shima Area

From Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi Station

Station map
  • Lake Nozoriko

    Take the Kuni Area Transit Bus from Platform 5 headed for Nozoriko for about 1 hour 15 minutes. Get off at Nozoriko.

    Note: During the winter season (October 21 through April 30), the bus's final stop will be at Hanashiki-onsen, and it will not go to Nozoriko.

From Nakanojo Station

Station map
  • Shima Onsen

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 1 headed for Shima-onsen for about 45 minutes. Get off at Shima-onsen.

Minakami・Oze・Numata Area

From Jomo-Kogen Station

Station map
  • Mt. Tanigawadake

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 1 headed for Tanigawadake Ropeway for about 50 minutes. Get off at Tanigawadake Ropeway.

  • Takaragawa Onsen

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 1 headed for Minakami Sta. or Tanigawadake Ropeway for about 25 minutes. Get off at Minakami Station. Transfer at Minakami Station Platform 4 for Yunokoya and travel for about 30 to 35 minutes. Get off at Takaragawa-iriguchi or Takaragawa-onsen.

  • Minakami Onsen Area

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 1 headed for Tanigawadake Ropeway or Minakami Sta. for about 25 minutes. Get off at Minakami-onsen.

  • Sarugakyo Mikuni Onsen Area

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 3 headed for Sarugakyo for about 35 minutes. Get off at Sarugakyo.

  • Takumi no Sato

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 3 headed for Sarugakyo for about 20 minutes. Get off at Takumi no Sato.

  • Oigami Onsen

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 2 headed for Kamata via Oigami-onsen for about 1 hour. Get off at Oigami-onsen.

    Note: The bus does not stop at Oigami-onsen during the winter season.

  • Fukiware-no-taki Falls

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 2 headed for Kamata or Oshimizu for about 1 hour and 5 to 10 minutes. Get off at Fukiware Falls.

  • Ozegahara

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 1 headed for Hatomachitoge Bus Renrakujo (Tokura) or Oshimizu for about 1 hour 50 minutes to 2 hours. Get off at Oshimizu.
    You can also transfer to the Hatomachi Toge Transit Bus at Hatomachitoge Bus Renrakujo (Tokura) and travel for about 35 minutes. Get off at Hatomachi-toge.

    Note: The bus will not stop at Oshimizu during the winter season.

From Sarugakyo

Bus stop

From Numata Station

Station map
  • Oigami Onsen

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 1 headed for Kamata via Oigami-onsen for about 40 minutes. Get off at Oigami-onsen.

    Note: The bus does not stop at Oigami-onsen during the winter season.

  • Fukiware-no-taki Falls

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 1 headed for Kamata or Oshimizu for about 40 to 45 minutes. Get off at Fukiware Falls.

  • Ozegahara

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 2 headed for Hatomachitoge Bus Renrakujo (Tokura) or Oshimizu for about 1 hour and 25 to 35 minutes. Get off at Oshimizu.
    You can also transfer to the Hatomachi Toge Transit Bus at Hatomachitoge Bus Renrakujo (Tokura) and travel for about 35 minutes. Get off at Hatomachi-toge.

    Note: The bus will not stop at Oshimizu during the winter season.

  • Den-en Plaza Kawaba

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Kawaba Circular Route Bus from Platform 4 for about 35 to 45 minutes. Get off at Denen-plaza and walk for 1 minute.

  • Kawaba Onsen

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Kawaba Circular Route Bus from Platform 4 for about 30 to 40 minutes. Get off at Kawaba-onsen.

  • Tambara Lavender Park

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Tambara Lavender Park Shuttle Bus from Platform 4 headed for Tambara-center-house for about 50 minutes. Get off at Tambara-lavender-park.

    Note: The shuttle bus only operates from mid-July through mid-August. When the shuttle bus is not operational, take the Saturday, Sunday, and holiday limited Kashozan Line bus.

    You can also take the Kashozan Line headed for Tambara-center-house for about 70 minutes. Get off at Tambara-lavender-park.

Ikaho・Haruna Area

From Shibukawa Station

Station map
  • Ikaho Onsen

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 3 headed for Ikaho-onsen or Ikaho-harunaguchi for about 25 minutes. Get off at Ikaho-onsen.

  • Mizusawa Kannon

    Take the Gunma Bus from Platform 3 headed for Ikaho-annaijo for about 25 minutes. Get off at Mizusawa-Kannon.

  • Funao Waterfall

    Take the Gunma Bus from Platform 3 headed for Ikaho-annaijo for about 20 minutes. Get off at Funaodaki-iriguchi.

  • Usaburo Kokeshi

    Take the Gunma Bus from Platform 3 headed for Ikaho-annaijo for about 15 minutes. Get off at Uenohara and walk for 15 minutes.

From Ikaho Bus Terminal

Bus stop map
  • Mt. Harunasan

    Take the Gunma Bus from Platform 2 headed for Harunako-onsen-yusuge for about 25 minutes. Get off at Harunako.

From Takasaki Station

Station map
  • Ikaho Onsen

    Take the Gunma Bus from the west entrance Platform 2 headed for Ikaho-annaijo for about 1 hour 20 minutes. Get off at Ikaho-annaijo.

  • Mizusawa Kannon

    Take the Gunma Bus from the west entrance Platform 2 headed for Ikaho-annaijo for about 1 hour 5 minutes. Get off at Mizusawa-Kannon.

  • Funao Waterfall

    Take the Gunma Bus from the west entrance Platform 2 headed for Ikaho-annaijo for about 1 hour. Get off at Funaodaki-iriguchi.

  • Usaburo Kokeshi

    Take the Gunma Bus from the west entrance Platform 2 headed for Ikaho-annaijo for about 55 minutes. Get off at Uenohara and walk for 15 minutes.

  • Haruna Shrine

    Take the Gunma Bus from the west entrance Platform 2 headed for Harunako for about 1 hour 10 minutes. Get off at Haruna-jinja.

  • Mt. Harunasan

    Take the Gunma Bus from the west entrance Platform 2 headed for Harunako for about 1 hour 30 minutes. Get off at Harunako.

Takasaki・Fujioka Area

From Takasaki Station

Station map
  • Daimonya

    Take the Gururin Shorinzan Line Toyooka Sakimawari from the west entrance Platform 4 for about 20 minutes. Get off at Yawata-choju-center-mae.

  • Shorinzan Darumaji Temple

    Take the Gururin Shorinzan Line Notsuke Sakimawari from the west entrance Platform 4 for about 20 minutes. Get off at Shorinzan-iriguchi.

  • Byakue Dai-Kannon

    Take the Gururin Kannon-yama Line Kataoka Sakimawari from the west entrance Platform 8 for about 20 minutes. Get off at Kannonyama-itadaki.

  • Takasaki Dye Botanical Garden

    Take the Gururin Kannon-yama Line No-ni Sakimawari from the west entrance Platform 8 for about 20 minutes. Get off at Senryo-shokubutsuen-iriguchi.

From Gumma-Fujioka Station

Station map
  • Fuji no Saku Oka

    Take the Megurun City Circular RouteBus (right) for about 15 minutes. Get off at Mikabomiraikan-daisan-chushajo.
    You can also take the Megurun Mitsugi-Takayama Line (for Takayama) bus for about 10 minutes. Get off at Mikabomiraikan-daisan-chushajo.
    Walk for about 5 minutes after getting off at Mikabomiraikan-daisan-chushajo.

  • Takayama-sha Sericulture School

    Take the Megurun Mitsugi-Takayama Line for about 35 minutes. Get off at Takayamasha-ato.

  • Tsuchi to Hi no Sato

    Take the Joshin Kanko Bus Fujioka-Uwadaira Line for about 35 minutes. Get off at Tsuchitohinosatokoen-iriguchi.

Maebashi・Akagi・Isesaki・Tatebayashi Area

From Maebashi Station

Station map
  • Nippon Silk Center

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 5 headed for Gunma-onsen for about 30 minutes. Get off at Nipponkinunosato and walk for 1 minute.

  • Mt. Akagi-yama

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 6 headed for Akagiyama-visitor-center for about 1 hour 25 minutes. You can also take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus directly headed for Akagiyama-visitor-center for about 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes. Get off at Akagiyama-visitor-center.

  • Rose Garden in Shikishima Park

    Take the Kan-etsu Kotsu Bus from Platform 3 headed for Sogo-sports-center via Midorigaoka-machi and Kawahara-machi for about 20 minutes. Get off at Rojin-center-iriguchi and walk for 1 minute.

From Isesaki Station

Station map
  • Kezoji Park

    Take the Akabori Shuttle Bus of the Isesaki City Community Bus Aozora from the south entrance Platform 5 headed for Caribbean-beach for about 10 minutes. Get off at Kezoji-koen-higashi.
    You can also take the Isesaki Station North Circuit Bus for about 15 minutes. Get off at Kezoji-koen-minami.

  • Akabori Small Chrysanthemum Park

    Take the Akabori Shuttle Bus of the Isesaki City Community Bus Aozora from the south entrance Platform 5 headed for Caribbean-beach for about 35 minutes. Get off at Caribbean-beach and walk for about 5 minutes.

  • Akabori Lotus Garden

    Take the Akabori Shuttle Bus of the Isesaki City Community Bus Aozora from the south entrance Platform 5 headed for Caribbean-beach for about 35 minutes. Get off at Caribbean-beach and walk for about 5 minutes.

  • Akabori Japanese Iris Garden

    Take the Hashie/Akabori/Azuma Connecting Bus of the Isesaki City Community Bus Aozora from the south entrance Platform 5 headed for Tobu-mall-kita for about 20 minutes. Get off at Kenritsu-rihabiri-center and walk about 5 minutes.

From Tatebayashi Station

Station map
  • Tsutsujigaoka Park

    Take the Tatebayashi City Transit Bus Tatebayashi-Itakura Line headed for Itakuratoyodaimaeeki-nishiguchi for about 10 to 15 minutes. Get off at Tsutsujigaoka-koen-iriguchi.

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