Hotel shuttle bus
Visit the Kutchan Town area for your basic shopping and dining needs
A 10 to 20-minute drive from the Hirafu area – where Chalet Ivy is located – takes you to the town center of Kutchan. The Kutchan area is where your shopping can be done as there are supermarkets and other stores for your groceries and basic necessities. Also find a variety of restaurants in the area as well as the Kutchan JR train station.
Hotel Shuttle Bus
We provide free transfers to and from the hotel and the Kutchan train station. Along the way, our bus makes designated stops at convenience stores and supermarkets as it operates a circular route to the Kutchan area and back to the Hirafu area. Our services are available daily on a first-come, first-served basis. The bus departs from the lobby entrance; please present your room key card.
Winter Season 2016/2017 (Dec. 1 to Mar. 26)
Please see the pickup locations and times for the Hirafu / Kutchan Town areas;
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*Seicomart and LAWSON are convenience stores, and MaxValu and Lucky are supermarkets.
The shuttle bus service is on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservation is required.
In order to use the shuttle bus service, please present your room key card to our drivers. The bus will depart from the lobby entrance.
The shuttle bus service is only available as scheduled.
The time schedule may be changed without any notices due to weather or traffic conditions.
You are welcome to get off at any point on the bus route but must be picked up at designated locations.
Busy periods are to be expected. Please allow ample time to avoid missed buses.
We highly recommend ordering taxi in advance if you wish to travel outside of our scheduled time or route.