Iga and Koka,
the birthplaces of the ninja

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Koka City

By rail

JR Nagoya Sta. (Kansai Line) ~ JR Kameyama Sta. ~ JR Tsuge Sta. (Kusatsu Line) ~ JR Kibukawa Sta. (2 hours by rapid train)

JR Kyoto Sta. (Biwako Line) ~ JR Kusatsu Sta. (Kusatsu Line) ~ JR Kibukawa Sta. (50 minutes by rapid train)

※To go to Shigaraki, stop at “Shigaraki Sta.” of Shigaraki Kogen Railway(24 minutes from Kibukawa Sta.)

By car

From Nagoya
Nagoya City (Higashi-Meihan Expressway) ~ Kameyama JCT (Shin-Meishin Expressway) ~ Konan IC (Approx. 70 minutes)

From Osaka
Suita IC (Meishin Expressway) ~ Kusatsu-Takanami IC (Shin-Meishin Expressway) ~ Konan IC (Approx. 60 minutes)

Iga City

By rail

From Nagoya
JR Nagoya Sta. (Kansai Line) ~ JR Kameyama Sta. ~ JR Iga-ueno Sta. ~ Uenoshi Sta. of Iga Railway (Approx. 120 minutes)Kintetsu-nagoya Sta. (Nagoya Line) ~ Kintetsu Iga-Kambe Sta. ~ Uenoshi Sta. of Iga Railway (120 minutes by limited express) Kintetsu-nagoya Sta. (Nagoya Line) ~ Kintetsu Iga-Kambe Sta. ~ Uenoshi Sta. of Iga Railway (120 minutes by limited express)

From Osaka
JR Osaka Sta. (Osaka Loop Line) ~ JR Kamo Sta. (Kansai Line) ~ JR Iga-ueno Sta. ~ Uenoshi Sta. of Iga Railway (Approx. 2 hours) Kintetsu Osaka-Namba Sta.(Osaka line) 〜 Kintetsu Iga-Kambe Sta. 〜 Uenoshi Sta. of Iga Railway (90minutes by limited express)

By car

From Nagoya
Nagoya City (Higashi-Meihan Expressway) ~ Ueno IC (Approx. 90 minutes)

From Osaka
Osaka City (Nishi-Meihan Expressway) ~ Ueno IC (Approx. 90 minutes)

Highway Bus (Mie Kotsu)

Nagoya Bus Center ~ Uenoshi Sta. (Approx. 90 minutes)

Umeda ~ Uenoshi Sta. (Approx. 90 minutes) Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays

Kyoto Hachijoguchi ~ Uenoshi Sta. (Approx. 90 minutes) Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays