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shinjuku to niigata

Shinjuku to Niigata

Hi. Will be in Tokyo in January and is planning a day trip to Gala-Yuzawa on Jan. 5. Was checking Hyperdia for schedule of the train from Tokyo Station to Gala -Yuzawa but result kept showing there is nor route available. Is this an error on Hyperdia's part or is there no schedule on said date. Thanks.

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Hi there,

Gala Yuzawa is a station which is only open during the winter season. I am not sure why it does not show up in Hyperdia. However you can use ECHIGO-YUZAWA station instead, which is very close.

Hope this helps.

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Daniel-san
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Thanks Daniel-san. In the event that I have to get-off at Echigo-Yuzawa Station, how far would it be from Gala-Yuzawa Station? Are buses or taxis available? Thanks.

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add74

Hi again!

Here is a map to you can see the distance. It's not too far and there should be local trains traveling there. Otherwise a taxi would also be a possibility.

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