It is a base for accessing Tohoku from Tokyo via the Sea of Japan.
1 hour and 30 minutes from Tokyo Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen. 25 minutes by airport bus from Niigata Airport.
There is a direct train from Niigata Station to Aizuwakamatsu Station. (Time required: About 2 hours and 10 minutes)
There are a number of rental car stores in front of the station, providing access to the Tohoku region from the Sea of Japan.
Recommended route from the Tokyo to Aizu
This is a route where you can experience history and culture by following the old road from Edo to Nikko and Aizu.
Recommended route from Sendai to Aizu
It is a route where you can enjoy panorama of mountain road and seasonal scenery from Sendai Airport / Sendai Station.
Recommended route from Niigata to Aizu
It is a route where you can enjoy beautiful scenery along the canyon from Niigata Airport / Niigata Station on the Sea of Japan side.