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kawaguchiko-mt.fuji 5th station bus 2004/9/9 22:55
does anyone know the timetable of the kawaguchiko-mt.fuji 5th station bus?
by machi  

here you go 2004/9/10 10:27
by Uji rate this post as useful

in English 2004/9/10 10:36
From Kawaguchiko Station:

weekends and holidays until end of November: 9:35
daily until end of October and on weekends and holidays in November: 10:10 11:00
daily until November 3: 11:10 12:00 13:00

From the 5th Station:

weekends and holidays until end of November: 11:15
daily until end of October and on weekends and holidays in November: 12:00 13:00
daily until November 3: 13:30 14:30 15:30
by Uji rate this post as useful

And at night? 2004/9/10 13:48
Thanx a lot!!
But...is there ANY way to get to the 5th station in the evening, as late as possible, for a night climb?
by machi rate this post as useful

1 more thing... 2004/9/10 14:04
and another tiny question: how close is the bus stop to the kawaguchiko train station?
Thanx a lot!
by machi rate this post as useful

... 2004/9/10 18:02
I guess you could take a taxi. Would probably cost around 10,000 Yen. Just guessing.

The bus station should be just next to the station.
by Uji rate this post as useful

toll road opening hours 2004/9/11 22:07
thanks to uji for his answers. taking a taxi could be a good opportunity for us on 14th sept. but until what time ist the tollroad open in the evening? maybe i meet machi there....
by airam rate this post as useful

... 2004/9/12 09:20
In September, the toll road is open between 3am and 7pm.
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question about luggage storage 2004/9/13 22:13
Uji, thanx a lot for your help...you really do a great job.
Smthing else to ask. Is it true that in tokyo station there is a luggage storage where you can leave your stuff for 15days? And how much would it cost?
Thank you, again!
by machi rate this post as useful

... 2004/9/14 10:36
Is it true that in tokyo station there is a luggage storage where you can leave your stuff for 15days? And how much would it cost?

I think somebody mentioned something like that on this forum recently, so it proably exists. However, I have not seen or used it by myself.
by Uji rate this post as useful

buses from Takayama to Kamikochi 2004/9/14 14:35
because going to Fuji, I planned to go hiking a bit on the Japanese Alps. I have to reach Kamikochi from Takayama and I've read there are two buses that I can take. Unfortunately I don't manage to find the timetable...I know you can help me! Cheers
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bus from Takayama to Kamikochi 2004/9/14 15:01
Here is the official information in English:
http://www.alpico.co.jp/access/express/kamikochi_takayama/index_e.html

Note that the information is valid until October 31. I am not sure whether there will be service after October 31.
by Uji rate this post as useful

Timetable In English 2004/9/16 14:31
As I do not understand the Time table in Japanese, based on your interpretation, does it means that the bus to Kawaguchiko at 10.10 and 11.00 daily till October. And from 5th Station only 12.00 and 13.00? would appreciate it if you could clarify. thanks!
by Cons rate this post as useful

Timetable re-written 2004/9/16 16:16
I hope this clarifies everything:

Buses departing Kawaguchiko Station for the 5th Station

09:35 (1)
10:10 (2)
11:00 (2)
11:10 (3)
12:00 (3)
13:00 (3)

Buses departing the 5th Station for Kawaguchiko Station

11:15 (1)
12:00 (2)
13:00 (2)
13:30 (3)
14:30 (3)
15:30 (3)

Explanations:

(1) on weekends and public holidays only from April 1 to November 30

(2) daily from April 29 to October 31; on weekends and public holidays only from November 1 to November 30

(3) daily from April 1 to November 3
by Uji rate this post as useful

this timetable still valid this year 2007/9/21 23:14
Uji san..

The last post u made re the timetable to 5th station stll valid in the year 2007. Went to the Japanese website but do not understand .

thanks!
by hoon rate this post as useful

... 2007/9/23 11:47
No, it is not valid anymore. Here is the timetable for autumn 2007:

Departures from Kawaguchiko Station:
09:40 (1)
10:40 (1)
11:40 (1)
12:40 (2)

Departures from the 5th Station:
11:30 (1)
12:30 (1)
13:30 (1)
14:30 (2)

(1) operates daily until November 4 and on weekends and national holidays in November

(2) operates daily until November 4
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