Aiming to become Northern Tohoku's key city through tourism

Traffic guide

Access Map

By Akita Shinkansen

Tokyo Station->Tazawako Station [2 hours and 58 minutes]
Tokyo Station->Kakunodate Station [3 hours and 12 minutes]

Sendai Station->Tazawako Station [1 hours and 16 minutes]
Sendai Station->Kakunodate Station [1 hours and 33 minutes]

Morioka Station->Tazawako Station [29 minutes]
Morioka Station->Kakunodate Station [46 minutes]

Akita Station->Tazawako Station [56 minutes]
Akita Station->Kakunodate Station [42 minutes]

*Required time is the shortest available

By Car

Tokyo -> Tohokudo -> Morioka [6 hours and 30 minutes]
Sendai -> Tohokudo -> Morioka [2 hours and 20 minutes]
Aomori -> Tohokudo -> Morioka [2 hours and 10 minutes]
Hachinohe -> Tohokudo -> Morioka [1 hours and 30 minutes]

Morioka -> R46 -> Tazawako/Kakunodate
[Approx. 50 - 80 minutes]
Akita -> R13/R46 -> Kakunodate/Tazawako
[Approx. 50 - 80 minutes]
Kakunodate -> R105 -> Nishiki
[Approx. 10 minutes]