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Getting There & Away

Frequent shinkansen (bullet-train) services race into Takasaki from Tokyo (¥4410, one hour) and onward to Karuizawa (¥2600, 15 minutes), Nagano (¥4530, 45 minutes), Toyama (¥9850, two hours) and Kanazawa (¥11,460, 2¼ hours).

You can also travel from here on the Jōetsu shinkansen to Niigata (¥7470, 1¼ hours) to begin your explorations of the Tōhoku region.