Hop on the newly opened Hokuriku Shinkansen line with trains running between Kanazawa and other major cities (including Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya). The ride is approxiamtely 2.5 hours. After arriving at Kanazawa, there are various transit options to Kagaya.
by Hokuriku Shinkansen, via Kanazawa
10 trains daily; from Kanazawa station, take the express service on JR Nanao line to Wakura-Onsen Station
by air from Tokyo’s Haneda to Noto Airport 2 flights daily; from Noto Airport, take the Furusato taxi to Kagaya. Alternatively, fly in from Tokyo’s Haneda or Narita Airport to Komatsu Airport where you can take the bus or train service to Kagaya via Kanazawa city.
by car: Take the Kan-Etsu Expressway until you reach the Fujioka JCT, then Joshin-Etsu Expressway to Joetsu JCT, followed by Hokuriku Expressway till Oyabe JCT, and finally go on the Noetsu Expressway Nanao IC to Kagaya.
take Thunder Bird service from Osaka passing Kyoto, Kanazawa, and get off at JR Wakura-Onsen Station (approx. 4 hours) where there is a shuttle bus taking you to Kagaya in 10 minutes.
by car: via the Hokuriku Expressway or get off at Kanazawa Morimoto IC, then on the mountain-side ring route, Noto Satoyama Kaido, Tokuda-Otsu JCT, Noetsu Expressway, or via the Wakura IC.
hop on the Shirasagi express train passing Nagano to Wakura Onsen station (4 hours) where you can take the 10-minute shuttle bus ride to Kagaya.
by car: Take the Meishin Expressway, Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway, Noetsu Expressway (get off at North Himi, Toyama), and finally the National Route 160 will take you to Kagaya.
The brand new Kagayaki* train on the newly opened Hokuriku Shinkansen takes you directly to Kanazawa and Wakura Onsen. Visitors also have the options of travelling via the Komatsu Airport, Thunder Bird express train, JR train and other bus services to Kanazawa.
With a valid driving license, visitors can also rent a car and drive to Kagaya. It only takes 1.5 hours from Kanazawa city on the Noto Satoyama Kaido.
The Hokuriku Shinkansen is also connected to the local rail services in Toyama and Takaoka bringing added convenience in visiting the surrounding areas of Wakura.
Apart from enjoying the amenities provided at Kagaya, visitors can also explore the Noto Peninsula by car. The renowned Notojima Aquarium, located at the Noto Bay, is home to the largest underwater tunnel in Japan and over 500 sea life species. The Nanao Fisherman’s Wharf is also an attraction that you cannot afford to miss! You can feast on the fresh seafood that is prepared on the spot.