Niigata is known as a winter sports heaven, with many of the best winter resorts located within the prefecture. During summer it is a perfect place to get in touch with nature and enjoy the beautiful mountain views with some hiking or a visit to an onsen town.
Valid rail and bus passes:
Niigata prefecture has a multitude of railway and bus passes that make it easier to get around.
Check out our listings below for passes that are valid within Niigata prefecture.
The nearest and most convenient airport in the prefecture is Niigata Airport, though there is no direct connection from Tokyo.