Directions

Important notice

    • Train
    • Car
      <Late March-December  Weekends and holidays only> Shuttle bus from Kobuchizawa Station!

      From major train stations

      access by train

      • time table of JR
      • Ekispert for WEB Search route,time taken and fare from the nearest station.
      • An outline of the access routes from the nearest train stations is shown above.
        The time required is a guideline for the area and depends on the time of day, etc.
        Check online for the status of your transportation method before going out.

      Shuttle bus/Taxi stand

        • * The shuttle bus service may not be available for certain days.
        • * Visitors are requested to arrange for taxis on their own.

        [Free]Late March-Decmber Weekends and holidays only

        [Operating period]

        Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays from March 17th-December 24th 2018.

        [Route]

        JR Kobuchizawa Station
        Hakushu Distillery/Minami Alps Hakushu Water Plant ->
        JR Kobuchizawa Station

        [Departs from]

        After exiting the station by the stairs/lift, turn left. Buses depart from the furthest bus stop ahead, on scheduled timings.

        Free shuttle bus

        Free Shuttle Bus Timetable

        Departure
        Departs Kobuchizawa
        Station
        • 9:20
        • 10:00
        • 10:55
        • 11:35
        • 13:15
        • 14:00
        • 15:10
        • 15:50
        Arrives Hakushu Distillery
        /MinamiAlps Hakushu Water Plant
        • 9:40
        • 10:20
        • 11:15
        • 11:55
        • 13:35
        • 14:20
        • 15:30
        • 16:10
        Return
        Departs Hakushu Distillery
        /MinamiAlps Hakushu Water Plant
        • 11:15
        • 12:45
        • 13:40
        • 14:45
        • 15:30
        • 16:10
        • 16:50
        • 17:30
        Arrives Kobuchizawa
        Station
        • 11:35
        • 13:05
        • 14:00
        • 15:05
        • 15:50
        • 16:30
        • 17:10
        • 17:50

        …Runs on extended operating days only

        • *The bus takes nearly 20 minutes one way.
        • *Due to traffic conditions, departure times may differ from those scheduled.
        • *If the bus is full, please use other means of transport or use the next bus available.
        • *Please check our website for latest information about extended operating days.

        Access by local buses

        [From JR Nirasaki Station to Hakushu Distillery/Minami-Alps Hakushu Water Plant]
        Number 3 bus stop at JR Nirasaki Station -> Matsubarakami * 10 minutes walk from the nearest bus stop (Matsubarakami) to the distillery.

        * For bus schedule, fares and other information, please contact Yamako Town Coach Nirasaki Sales Office (+81-551-22-2511)

          how to get to Hakushu distillery from Kobuchizawa IC

          [Parking lot capacity]
          200 cars (Large buses can also be accommodated)

          * If you do not have a reservation, you may not be able to enter when the distillery is full. Please make a reservation prior to visiting.
          * Drinking and driving, and underage drinking is prohibited by the law.
          Drivers of automobiles, motorcycles(including passengers), or bicycles are not able to drink alcohol. The same applies to minors under 20 years old.
          Requests for visitors
          • * Minors must be accompanied by an adult supervisor.
          • * Please follow our instructions inside the facility to ensure your safety as well as product cleanliness and quality.
          • * As this is a food processing facility, in order to maintain food sanitation, we ask that visitors not bring food or drinks into the facility.
          • * As this is a food processing facility, pets are not allowed except assistance dogs.
          • * Tour program may be suspended due to natural disasters and bad weather such as typhoons and snow fall. Please confirm via telephone or our website before coming.

          Suntory Hakushu Distillery

          Suntory Hakushu Distillery

          Basic information

          • Reserve
          • Confirm or cancel reservation
          • Confirmation or Cancel
          Phone
          +81-551-35-2211* Please make sure to dial the correct number.(Reception hours: 9:30 - 16:30)
          2913-1 Torihara, Hakushu-cho, Hokuto-shi, Yamanashi Prefecture
          Operating hours: 9:30 - 16:30 (Last entry at 16:00)
          Closed:Over the New Year's holiday and during distillery shutdowns(some of which are not scheduled in advance)