Discover Komoro

Embark on an adventure in Komoro, a city with endless activities waiting to be discovered. Find relaxation in the soothing hot springs, challenge yourself on the numerous beautiful hiking trails, or enjoy a family day out at Komoro's city zoo. Known as the 'hilly city,' the surrounding mountains create a unique dry climate that's perfect for exploring and enjoying the great outdoors.

Things to see and do

Tours and Activities


Getting around in Komoro

The easiest way to get around in Komoro is by car, but most major sights and attractions are accessible by a combination of trains and busses. If you decide to rent a car, it is advised to do so from the nearest airport in the vicinity. You can use our car rental widget in the FAQ menu below. 


Travelers can also opt to buy the following passes to get around:

  • Karuizawa 1-Day Free Pass

    • Coverage: all buses between Karuizawa and Komoro

    • Duration: 1 day

    • Price: 2500 Yen

    • Where to buy: all train stations within the area


  • Karuizawa 2-Day Free Pass

    • Coverage: all buses between Karuizawa and Komoro

    • Duration: 2 days

    • Price: 3600 Yen

    • Where to buy: all train stations within the area

Getting to Komoro

Public transportation:

To get from Nagano City to Komoro by public transportation, travelers can choose from the following options:

  • Bullet Train and Local Train:

    1. Take the Hokuriku Shinkansen from Nagano Station to Karuizawa Station. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes.

    2. Transfer to the Shinano Railway Line at Karuizawa Station and take the train towards Ueda.

    3. Get off at Komoro Station. The journey from Karuizawa to Komoro takes approximately 25 minutes.

  • Regular Train:

    1. Take the Shinano Railway Line from Nagano Station to Komoro Station. The journey takes approximately 60 minutes.



Car rentals:

How long to stay in Komoro

We recommend staying here for about one day. 

Hotels in Komoro

Seasonal information

Flower blossoms:

  • Yume Harvest Farm: lavender between June and July: click here to go the official website


Fruit picking:

  • Matsuino Orchards: picking Season: May - November: click here to go the official website

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