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Hikone City of Shiga Prefecture is conveniently located near big cities. By bullet train, it takes only 20 min. from Kyoto, 25 min from Nagoya, or 36 min. from Shin-Osaka to our nearest bullet train stop, Maibara Station. By local JR lines, it takes about 50 min. from Kyoto, and 1 hour and 20 min. from Osaka or Nagoya, to our local Hikone Station.

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Access Details

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[By Train] -20 minute walk or 3 minute taxi ride from JR Hikone Station -Bicycle rental is also available around Hikone Station.  Please ask at the travel information desk on the ground floor of the west entrance for more information. [By Car] – From Nagoya: take the Meishin Expressway from Ichinomiya IC to Hikone IC (58 km). The approximate driving time is 40 minutes. -From Osaka: take the Meishin Expressway from Suita IC to Hikone IC (102 km). The approximate driving time is 70 minutes.

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