1. About Yonezawa

  2. Tourism Spots

  3. History

  4. Yonezawa Cuisine

  5. Festivals

  6. Onsen

  7. 米織物

    Souvenirs & Crafts

  8. Activities

  9. Nature & Flowers

  10. Ski Resorts

  11. Hiking

  12. Upon arrival in Yonezawa

  1. Tourism Spots

  2. Famous and Historic Spots

  3. Museums

  4. Local Crafts and Specialties

  5. Activities

  6. Yonezawa Beef

  7. Hot Spring Inns

  8. Hotels and Accommodation

  9. Tourism Information Center

  10. Historical Figures

  1. Tourism Pamphlet Download

  2. Experience Yonezawa through video

  3. Yonezawa Photo Gallery

  1. Tengendai Update 2024! 23rd ~ 25th February

  2. Takeakari x Snow x Wish 2024 with Uesugi Snow…

  3. Kuriko Tunnel – Icicle Trekking Tour ~L…

  4. The 47th Uesugi Snow Lantern Festival is comi…

  5. 39th Seibu Snow Festival Fireworks Display!

  6. Naderayama Kankan Watari Snow Trek 2024 is op…

  7. Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum Collection Exhibi…

  8. Okitama Kaminoyama Digital Stamp Rally –…

  9. Tengendai Kogen’s Frost Covered Trees Viewing…

  10. Sasano Kannon Junanadou Festival 2024!

  11. Volunteer Staff Recruitment for the 47th Uesu…

  12. Onogawa Onsen Ski Area Opens 23rd December (S…


Access Map

From Tokyo

From Tokyo

JR Yamagata Shinkansen

Tokyo Station → Yonezawa Station (2 hours 10 minutes)

JR East Timetable Website

From Sendai

From Sendai

JR Tohoku Shinkansen

Sendai Station → Fukushima Station (25 minutes) → Yonezawa Station (3 hours 5 minutes)

JR East Timetable Website

Express Bus

Sendai Station East Entrance → Yonezawa Station East Entrance (~2 hours)

Yamako Bus Website (Japanese)

From Osaka

From Osaka

JR Tokaido Shinkansen → Tohoku Shinkansen

Shin-Osaka Station → Tokyo Station (Shinkansen: 2 hours 50 minutes)
Tokyo Station → Yonezawa Station (Shinkansen: 2 hours 10 minutes)

West Japan Railway Company - Travel Information

JR East Timetable Website


Itami Airport → Yamagata Airport (1 hour)
Yamagata Airport → Yamagata Station (35 minutes) *by bus
Yamagata Station → Yonezawa Station (35 minutes) *by train

*For those coming to Yonezawa from Osaka, please note that due to low number of flights, it may be necessary to wait for longer periods of time to board your connecting means of transportation. It is recommended that you factor in bus and train times when flying from Osaka.

Yamagata Airport Website (Japanese)

Sendai International Airport Website