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TRAVELLING TIME TO APPI

APPI is located on the centre of Northern Tohoku region and is in latitude 40° N where world's famous ski resorts such as Austria's Arlberg and USA's Aspen are located. Here is the access information so that you can come to APPI by Japan Rail, Air, Bus and Rental Car.

Please take a look for the following access examples from foreign countries during APPI Winter Season.

  • Area
  • Airport
  • Train
  • Sinkansen
  • Bus
  • Taxi

* If you take JR Hanawa Line from Morioka Station, there is FREE shuttle bus between JR APPI Kogen Station and the resort buildings.
**The shuttle bus in APPI resort do not run for early morning and late night trains, please contact appi_english@ihr.co.jp or call your hotel to organise pick-up.

TRAIN
(Morioka Station → APPI Kogen Station)

TRANSIT AT MORIOKA STATION

  • AThe way to Hanawa Line
  • BElevator
  • Bus for APPI

  • The way to Hanawa Line

  • Elevator

TRANSIT TO IGR(HANAWA LINE)

  • MAIN BUILDING STANDARD TWIN

    IGR Entrance (Hanawa Line)

  • MAIN BUILDING DELUXE TWIN

    Buy a Ticket here

  • MAIN BUILDING FAMILY

    FREE if JR East Pass
    650 yen if JR Pass
    1,150 yen if none of both

  • MAIN BUILDING MAISONETTE

    Ticket Gate

  • Swimming Pool
DEPARTURE JR Hanawa Line
Fare 1,150 yen (One-way)
* FREE if you have JR East Pass.
** Need to pay 650 yen for one-way if you have JR Pass.
JR East Pass is useful and available.

DEPARTURE

MORIOKA STATION   APPI KOGEN STATION
5:07 am >>> 6:06 am
6:55 am >>> 8:02 am
9:27 am >>> 10:27 am
1:48 pm >>> 2:49 pm
4:06 pm >>> 5:06 pm
6:03 pm >>> 7:04 pm
7:20 pm >>> 8:23 pm
8:39 pm >>> 9:45 pm

RETURN

APPI KOGEN STATION   MORIOKA STATION
6:38 am >>> 7:38 am
7:16 am >>> 8:19 am
8:35 am >>> 9:34 am
11:12 am >>> 12:15 noon
3:26 pm >>> 4:27 pm
5:38 pm >>> 6:37 pm
7:38 pm >>> 8:37 pm
9:00 pm >>> 10:00 pm

* If you take JR Hanawa Line from Morioka Station, there is FREE shuttle bus between JR APPI Kogen Station and the resort buildings.
**The shuttle bus in APPI resort do not run for early morning and late night trains, please contact appi_english@ihr.co.jp or call your hotel to organise pick-up.

BUS

MORIOKA → APPI

  • Swimming Pool
DEPARTURE West Exit Bus Terminal No.26
Fare 1,130 yen (One-way) (570 yen for child age 6-12)
* 1,340yen (One-way) for 9:50pm & 10:40pm (670 yen for child age 6-12)
* Service would cancel if APPI closes. * Schedule might change by Bullet Train timetable.
15 APR - 6 NOV 2016
MORIOKA STATION   HOTEL APPI GRAND AVAILABILITY
2:00 pm >>> 3:25 pm FREE for hotel guest during this term
@ West Exit Bus Terminal No.28
*Booking Required (3 days before)
10 - 22 DEC 2016 
*This is subject to change.
MORIOKA STATION   HOTEL APPI GRAND AVAILABILITY
10:05 am >>> 10:51 am Everyday
11:15 am >>> 12:01 am Everyday
23 DEC 2016 - 26 MAR 2017 
*This is subject to change.
MORIOKA STATION   HOTEL APPI GRAND AVAILABILITY
7:40 am >>> 8:26 am Sat, Sun, Holiday & 29 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
9:00 am >>> 9:46 am Everyday
10:05 am >>> 10:51 am Everyday
10:45 am >>> 11:31 am Suturday Only : During 7 Jan - 26 Mar
11:15 am >>> 12:01 pm Everyday
12:45 pm >>> 1:31 pm Everyday
1:45 pm >>> 2:31 pm Everyday
9:50 pm >>> 10:36 pm Friday Night Only:During 23 DEC - 24 Mar (Except for 30 DEC)
10:40 pm >>> 11:26 pm Friday Night Only:During 23 DEC - 24 Mar (Except for 30 DEC)
27 MAR - 7 MAY 2017 
*This is subject to change.
MORIOKA STATION   HOTEL APPI GRAND AVAILABILITY
11:15 am >>> 12:01 noon Everyday (when lift operates)

SENDAI STATION → APPI

DEPARTURE East Exit Bus Terminal
Fare *Reservation is required within 4 days before check-in. Please contact English Service Centre.
**FREE for a round trip between Sendai Station and APPI.
***Seats are limited.
23 DEC 2016 - 26 MAR 2017 
*This is subject to change.
SENDAI STATION   Hotel APPI Grand
9:15 am >>> 12:15 pm
Hotel APPI Grand   SENDAI STATION
4:00 pm >>> 7:20 pm
7 - 21 Aug 2016
SENDAI STATION   Hotel APPI Grand
10:00 am >>> 1:00 pm
Hotel APPI Grand   SENDAI STATION
3:00 pm >>> 6:10 pm

AIRPORT
(Bus: Airport → APPI)

Hanamaki Airport 
*This is subject to change.

  • Hanamaki Airport
TERM 10 DEC 2016 - 26 MAR 2017
DEPARTURE Hanamaki Airport at Bus Stop #1
FARE 2,260 yen (One-way)
DEPARTURE
Hanamaki Airport   Hotel APPI Grand
9:00 am >>> 10:15 am
RETURN
Hotel APPI Grand   Hanamaki Airport
4:00 pm >>> 5:15 am

Aomori Airport 
*This is subject to change.

  • Aomori Airport
TERM 23 DEC 2016 - 26 MAR 2017
DEPARTURE Aomori Airport
FARE Please contact us for the price.
* FREE for Age 2 and under ( No Seat )
* Advanced booking is required ( 4 days before )
*APPI hotel guest only…Please contact us when you need.
DEPARTURE
*Until 25 MAR 2017
Aomori Airport   Hotel APPI Grand
9:30 am >>> 11:30 am
RETURN
Hotel APPI Grand   Aomori Airport
1:40 pm >>> 3:40 pm

Odate-Noshiro Airport 
*This is subject to change.

  • Aomori Airport
TERM 23 DEC 2016 - 26 MAR 2017
DEPARTURE Odate-Noshiro Airport
FARE Please contact us for the price.
* FREE for Age 2 and under ( No Seat )
* Advanced booking is required ( 4 days before )
*APPI hotel guest only…Please contact us when you need.
DEPARTURE
*Until 25 MAR 2017
Odate-Noshiro Airport   Hotel APPI Grand
10:50 am >>> 12:40 pm
RETURN
Hotel APPI Grand   Odate-Noshiro Airport
2:50 pm >>> 4:40 pm

Sendai Airport 
*This is subject to change.

  • Sendai Airport
TERM 16 DEC 2016 - 26 MAR 2017
DEPARTURE Sendai Airport at Bus Stop #1
FARE 4,000 yen (One-way)
* Advanced booking is required (2 weeks before).
* The bus will go through Morioka Station.
*APPI hotel guest only…Please contact us when you need.
DEPARTURE
Sendai Airport   Hotel APPI Grand
10:20 am >>> 2:05 pm
1:00 pm >>> 4:45 pm
4:00 pm >>> 7:45 pm
RETURN
Hotel APPI Grand   Sendai Airport
9:15 am >>> 1:00 pm
11:30 pm >>> 3:15 pm
1:45 pm >>> 5:30 pm

CAR

During winter season, please make sure that your car’s tires are for snow and winter. And, please drive safely with checking weather condition.

・From Aomori 窶骭€ Approx. 20min from Ashiro IC on Tohoku Expressway
Please check here for the road from Ashiro IC.

・From Tokyo or Sendai 窶骭€ Approx. 15min from Matsuo-Hachimantai IC on Tohoku Expressway
Please check here for the road from Matsuo-Hachimantai IC.

ADDRESS Appi-kogen, Hachimantai-shi, Iwate-ken 028-7395
TEL +81-(0)195-73-6401
FARE 2,260 yen (One-way)
Rent a Car with Foreign Language Navigation
Tohoku Expressway Pass -Discount-

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