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Access to Tomioka City
Access by car
●From Tokyo to Tomioka City
Nerima IC (Kanetsu Expressway) - Fujioka JCT (Joshinetsu Expressway) - Tomioka IC (approximately 65 minutes)

●From Niigata to Tomioka City
Nagaoka IC (Kanetsu Expressway) - Fujioka JCT (Joshinetsu Expressway) - Tomioka IC (approximately 150 minutes)
※The above does not consider traffic jam and other delay factors.
Access by train
●From Tokyo to Tomioka City
Tokyo Station (Joetsu, the Hokuriku Shinkansen) - Takasaki Station (transfer Joshin Electric Railway) - Joshu-Tomioka Station (approximately 95 minutes)

●From Niigata to Tomioka City
Niigata Station (Joetsu Shinkansen) - Takasaki Station (transfer Joshin Electric Railway) - Joshu-Tomioka Station (approximately 115 minutes)

●From Kanazawa to Tomioka City
Kanazawa Station (the Hokuriku Shinkansen) - Takasaki Station (transfer Joshin Electric Railway) - Joshu-Tomioka Station (approximately 170 minutes)
※The above does not consider the time necessary for transfer (it takes approximately 40 minutes from Takasaki to Joshu Tomioka station by the Joshin Electric Railway).
※To transfer to Joshin Electric Railway at Takasaki station please exit the JR wicket and walk toward West exit. Joshin Electric Railway wicket is on your left.


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Click here for further information about expressways
(time required, fee, etc.)
National expressway information site "gong pura E-NEXCO drive plaza"

Timetable of Joshin Electric Railway
Joshin Electric Railway timetable
Access, Tomioka City map to Tomioka Silk Mill
Exit Joshinetsu Expressway at Tomioka I.C and drive about 10 min (3km) to reach the nearest parking areas. The Tomioka Silk Mill is located at about 10min walk from each parking area. 

Cars are not allowed to enter the mill. If you come by car, please use the municipal parking nearby (free of charge and pay-and-display). For further information, please check the following page.

If you come by car or by motorbike
Please use the free municipal parking available. 

If you come by bus (large size, medium-sized car)
This is a get on and off parking. However, depending on the number of reservations, you may be allowed to park your bus here without having to move to the waiting area if you are told so by a staff member.

※You need to fill in the application form in advance. Please check the Tomioka Silk Mill Group Reservation .
Map information
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