Regarding Bus Service Suspensions due to the Spread of COVID-19 (Updated on 2020/07/27)

Due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), part of the following bus services will be suspended. If there are changes in the suspension schedule, we will inform you on this page.

To all passengers: As we continuously work to keep our customers and employees as safe as possible, although it is not mandatory, we strongly encourage all passengers to wear a face mask at all time. Also, please refrain from using a bus if you have any cold symptoms such as coughing, fever, or strong dullness. Depending on the number of passengers, we may ask you to board the next available bus to avoid overcrowding. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

■ Nagano~Ikebukuro
Operation Status : Operate on a reduced timetable from July 27 until further notice
See Reduced Timetable

■ Nagano~Shinjuku
Operation Status : Operate on a reduced timetable from July 27 until further notice
See Reduced Timetable

■ Matsumoto~Shinjuku
Operation Status : Operate on a reduced timetable from July 27 until further notice
See Reduced Timetable

■ Hakuba・Azumino~Shinjuku
Starting June 6: Operate on a reduced timetable Special Timetable

■ Hakuba~Osaka・Kyoto
Operation Period (dep. from Osaka): July 22 – August 28 (daily)
Operation Period (dep. from Hakuba): July 24 – August 30 (daily)
See Timetable

■ Chino・Suwa・Okaya~Shinjuku
Operation Status : Operate on a reduced timetable from July 27 until further notice
See Reduced Timetable

■ Nagano・Matsumoto・Chino~Tokyo Disney Resort®
Suspended Buses:All suspended
Suspension Period:From 28 February 2020 until the reopening of the Tokyo Disney Resort.

■ Nagano・Matsumoto・Chino~Narita Airport
Suspended Buses:All suspended
Suspension Period:From 13 April 2020 until further notice

■ Nagano~Hakuba (6 buses suspended)
Suspended BusesBuses from Nagano at 8:20, 13:10 and 17:10, bus from Hakuba (Norikura Kogen) at 10:33, and bus from Hakuba (Tsugaike) at 13:21 and 15:26
Suspension Period:From 21 April until further notice

■ Matsumoto~Takayama
Operation Status : Operate on a reduced timetable from July 23 until further notice
See Reduced Timetable

■ Chino~Osaka
Suspended Buses:All suspended
Suspension Period:From 16 April 2020 until further notice

■ Matsumoto~Nagoya
Operation Status: Operating on a reduced timetable from 6 June until further notice
See Reduced Timetable

■ Nagano~Nagoya
Suspended Buses:All suspended
Suspension Period:From 16 April 2020 until further notice

■ Nagano~Osaka
Suspended Buses:All daytime buses suspended
(*Overnight buses will resume normal operations from July 22.)
See Timetable

■ Matsumoto~Osaka
Operation Status:Resume normal operations from July 23
See Timetable

■ Haruyama Bus (Norikura Snow Wall Bus)
Suspended Buses:All suspended
Suspension Period:From 29 April until June 30 2020

■ Matsumoto~Shin-shimashima~Kamikochi
Operation Status: Resume normal operations from July 21

■ Sawando~Kamikochi
Operation Status:Operating on a reduced timetable from July 27 until further notice
See Reduced Timetable

■ Akanda parking~Kamikochi
Operation Status:Please check with Nouhi bus

■ Norikura Kogen~Mt. Norikura
Operation Status:Operating on a reduced timetable from July 24 until further notice

■ Norikura・Shirahone~Kamikochi
Suspended Buses:All suspended
Suspension Period:From 18 April until further notice

■ Shinjuku~Kamikochi
Suspended Buses:All suspended
Suspension Period:From 17 April until 21 July 2020

■ Tokyo~Kamikochi
Suspended Buses:All suspended
Suspension Period:From 24 April until 3 November 2020

■ Osaka・Kyoto~Kamikochi
Suspended Buses:All suspended
Suspension Period:From 24 April until 21 July 2020

■ Nagano~Kamikochi
Operation Status: Resume normal operations from 23 July – 25 October (daily)
See Timetable

■ Shibuya~Kamikochi
Operation Status (dep. from Shibuya): Resume normal operations from 23 July -25 October (daily)
Operation Status (dep. from Kamikochi): Resume normal operations from 23 July -26 October (daily)
See Timetable

■ Matsumoto・Shin-shimashima~Norikura Kogen
Operation Status: Resume normal operations from July 18

■ Matsumoto・Shin-shimashima~Shirahone Onsen
Operation Status: Resume normal operations from July 18

■Nagano~Omachi・Ogizawa
Operation Status: Operating on a reduced timetable from June 19 until further notice
See Reduced Timetable

■ Nagano~Matsumoto
*Special timetable will be used from 25 May until further notice. 
Special Timetable (PDF)

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