By Train:Take the Joetsu / Hokuriku Shinkansen to Takasaki, change to the the Joetsu / Agatsuma Line and disembark at Shibukawa. From Shibukawa, ARC is 10 minutes away by taxi or 15 minutes away by bus (the Ikaho Onsen bus or the Ikaho Harunaguchi bus to Green Bokujo Mae). See below for sample routes.
By Expressway Bus from Tokyo (JR Bus Joshu Yumeguri)Take an expressway bus from Shinjuku or Tokyo bound for Shibukawa Station, Ikaho, Kusatsu Onsen. Get off at Shibukawa. From Shibukawa, ARC is 10 minutes away by taxi or 15 minutes away by bus (Ikaho Onsen bus to Green Bokujo Mae). For details, go to JR Kanto Bus.
By Local Bus from JR Shibukawa StationFrom Shibukawa Station, board the bus at Bus Stop No. 3 bound for Ikaho Onsen or Ikaho Harunaguchi. For details, go to the Kanetsu Kotsu website .
Click here for the timetable.
Special Seasonal Service
Kan-etsu Kotsu Express Bus “Ikaho-Shima Onsen Go” ( with a stop at Ikaho Green Bokujo): Tokyo Station or Kawagoe Station⇔Ikaho/Shima Hot Spring. For details, go to the Kan-etsu Kotsu website.
*Service period: Tuesday, November 1, 2022 to Sunday, May 7, 2023.
By Car:Take the Kan-etsu Expressway to the Shibukawa Ikaho Interchange. Go in the direction of Ikaho Onsen for 8 km (about 15 minutes) until you reach the Green Bokujo Ranch. The ranch has free parking for up to 50 cars and 2 large buses.
Sample Routes by JR Trains (as of March 2023)
Joetsu / Hokuriku Shinkansen (weekdays and Saturdays and holidays)
Dp Tokyo Station 7:52 on Hakutaka 553 – Arr Takasaki Station 8:42 / Dp 8:53 on the Agatsuma Line for Omae — Arr Shibukawa Station 9:19 / Dp 9:25 on Kanetsu Kotsu Bus for Ikaho Harunaguchi — Arr Green Bokujo Mae 9:40.
Dp Tokyo Station 10:40 on Toki 317 – Arr Takasaki Station 11:31 / Dp 11:44 on Agatsuma Line for Naganohara Kusatsuguchi — Arr Shibukawa Station 12:08 / Dp 12:14 on Kanetsu Kotsu Bus for Ikaho Onsen — Arr Green Bokujo Mae 12:29.
Limited Express Kusatsu (operates only on Saturdays and holidays)
Dp Ueno Station 9:00 on Kusatsu 31 – Arr Shibukawa Station 10:38 / Dp 10:55 on Kanetsu Kotsu Bus for Ikaho Onsen — Arr Green Bokujo Mae 11:10.
Dp Ueno Station 10:00 on Kusatsu No. 1 – Arr Shibukawa Station 11:36 / Dp on Kanetsu Kotsu Bus for Ikaho Harunaguchi at 11:42 – Arr Green Bokujo Mae 11:53.
Dp Ueno Station 12:10 on Kusatsu No. 3 – Arr at Shibukawa Station 13:50 / Dp 13:55 on Kanetsu Kotsu Bus for Ikaho Harunaguchi at 13:55 — Arr Green Bokujo Mae 14:06.
* Please check the timetable beforehand.