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How To Get To Wakura Onsen From Kanazawa Station

How To Get To Wakura Onsen From Kanazawa Station

Translated by MATCHA_En

Written by Ito Kentaro

Ishikawa 2015.03.14 Bookmark

Here are the best ways to reach Wakura Onsen from Kanazawa Station.

Getting to Wakura Onsen from Kanazawa

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There are 3 ways to go to Wakura Onsen from Kanazawa Station.

By Bus
By Express Train
By Local Train

By Bus

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The merit of the bus is that it is low priced and direct. If you go by train, you will need to take a shuttle bus or taxi from the station to Wakura Onsen, but you can use the bus to reach the center of Wakura Onsen without having to make any transfers. Furthermore, when heading for Wakura Onsen from Kanazawa Station, you don't have to worry about sorting out which stop to get off at either!

Wakura Onsen by Train

There are two ways to reach Wakura Onsen, by using either the Express or Local trains. Which you choose depends on your preferred means of transportation and budget.

As the heart of Wakura Onsen is a bit far from Wakura Onsen Station, the closest train station to the hot springs, you will need to take either a taxi or shuttle bus to reach Wakura Onsen properly - however many hotels/accommodations offer their own free shuttles with reservation, so please check this information before making your trip.

You can go to Wakura Onsen Station from Kanazawa Station via the JR line.

Express Trains

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Wakura Onsen Station can be reached directly by the JR Express. While this route is quite short, it is also somewhat expensive compared to the others.

Time Required: About one hour
Price: 1,410 yen plus express fee 1,390 yen (2,800 yen total)
Reference: JR West Japan Railway Company

How to Get to Wakura Onsen Station
1. Get on the Noto-Kagaribi Line or Express Hanayome Noren trains bound for Wakura Onsen Station at Kanazawa Station

2. Get off at the Wakura Onsen Station, the last stop.

Local Trains

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Photo by Kzaral on Flickr

It will take quite some time given all the transfers and the need to wait for your next train, but this is the cheapest means of travel and is ideal for those that would like to enjoy the scenery from their window.

Time Required: About one hour and 50 minutes
Price: 1,320 yen
Reference: JR West Japan Railway Company

How to Get to Wakura Onsen Station
1. Get on the Nanao Line train bound for Nanao Station at Kanazawa Station.

2. At Nanao Station, change to the Anamizu bound train on the Nanao Line (about one train per hour).

3. Get off at Wakura Onsen Station.

How to Contact Wakura Onsen

Address: Ishikawa, Nanao, Wakuracho 2-31-1
Hours: 8:30-17:30
Phone: 0767-62-1555
Mail: info@wakura.jp
Website: Welcome to WAKURA ONSEN

The information presented in this article is based on the time it was written. Note that there may be changes in the merchandise, services, and prices that have occurred after this article was published. Please contact the facility or facilities in this article directly before visiting.

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