Hirayu Onsen (Takayama City, Gifu)

Hirayu Onsen
(岐阜県 高山市)
Planned season: Mid December 2019 until late March 2020
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Hirayu Onsen is located to the east of central Takayama city in the northern region of Gifu Prefecture, close to the western border of Nagano Prefecture. Hounokidaira is close by.

Gifu Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the central region of Honshu island, and it one of only a handful of landlocked prefectures. It shares borders with (from the north) Toyama, Nagano, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Fukui and Ishikawa. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Gifu are located in the northern region of the prefecture – in Gujo city, Takayama city, Hida city and Shirakawa village.

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The Mountain

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Hirayu Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 15cm 35cm 1st 30cm 90cm 1st 50cm 60cm
2nd - - 2nd 20cm 40cm 2nd 30cm 90cm 2nd 40cm 60cm
3rd - - 3rd 20cm 40cm 3rd 30cm 90cm 3rd 40cm 50cm
4th - - 4th 20cm 40cm 4th 30cm 80cm 4th 40cm 50cm
5th - - 5th 30cm 40cm 5th 30cm 80cm 5th 45cm 50cm
6th - - 6th 30cm 40cm 6th 40cm 80cm 6th 50cm 50cm
7th - - 7th 30cm 40cm 7th 40cm 80cm 7th 50cm 50cm
8th - - 8th 30cm 40cm 8th 40cm 80cm 8th 40cm 50cm
9th - - 9th 30cm 50cm 9th 40cm 80cm 9th 40cm 50cm
10th - - 10th 30cm 50cm 10th 40cm 80cm 10th 40cm 50cm
11th - - 11th 30cm 50cm 11th 50cm 80cm 11th 30cm 40cm
12th - - 12th 30cm 50cm 12th 50cm 80cm 12th 30cm 50cm
13th - - 13th 30cm 50cm 13th 40cm 80cm 13th 30cm 50cm
14th - - 14th 30cm 50cm 14th 40cm 80cm 14th 30cm 70cm
15th - 10cm 15th 30cm 50cm 15th 40cm 80cm 15th 35cm 70cm
16th 0cm 10cm 16th 35cm 60cm 16th 30cm 80cm 16th 40cm 70cm
17th - 10cm 17th 35cm 60cm 17th 30cm 80cm 17th 45cm 70cm
18th 0cm - 18th 35cm 60cm 18th 40cm 80cm 18th 45cm 70cm
19th 0cm 20cm 19th 35cm 60cm 19th 50cm 80cm 19th 45cm 70cm
20th 0cm 20cm 20th 35cm 60cm 20th 50cm 70cm 20th 45cm 60cm
21st 0cm 20cm 21st 40cm 65cm 21st 50cm 70cm 21st 45cm 50cm
22nd 0cm 15cm 22nd 40cm 65cm 22nd 40cm 70cm 22nd 40cm 50cm
23rd 10cm 10cm 23rd 40cm 70cm 23rd 40cm 70cm 23rd 35cm 50cm
24th 10cm 10cm 24th 35cm 70cm 24th 40cm 70cm 24th 35cm 50cm
25th 10cm 10cm 25th 35cm 70cm 25th 40cm 60cm 25th 35cm 50cm
26th 5cm 10cm 26th 35cm 70cm 26th 50cm 60cm 26th 35cm 50cm
27th 5cm 10cm 27th 35cm 70cm 27th 50cm 60cm 27th 35cm 50cm
28th 10cm 20cm 28th 35cm 70cm 28th 50cm 60cm 28th 20cm 50cm
29th 10cm 25cm 29th 30cm 90cm 29th 50cm - 29th 30cm 50cm
30th 10cm 35cm 30th 30cm 90cm 30th 30th 25cm 50cm
31st 15cm 35cm 31st 30cm 90cm 31st 31st 25cm 50cm

Previous Statistics

Hirayu Onsen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hirayu Onsen. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Family Gelende' is by the Number 1 lift but there are no specific park areas for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Hirayu Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:20pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:20pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Hirayu Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 3,700 yen 2,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen
Half Day (weekends & holidays) 2,500 yen
Half Day (weekdays) 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen
10 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen
Season Ticket 30,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

A 1 day or half day ticket also allow you entry to the Hirayu-no-mori onsen hot baths (on that day).

Getting to Hirayu Onsen

By public transport
34.2km from Takayama Station on the Takayama Honsen Line
34.7km from Shin Shimashima Station on the Kamikochi Line
Transport Information
Hirayu Onsen is about 34km from Takayama Station on the Takayama Honsen line.
A bus from both Takayama and Matsumoto is available - both take about 60 minutes.

Various bus tours go to the resort from Nagoya, Osaka and Kyoto. Apparently there is a bus from Shinjuku as well. That takes 4 and a half hours.
By Car
37.5km from the Takayama IC on the Chubu Jukan Expressway
46.3km from the Matsumoto IC on the Chuo Expressway
124km from the Nakatsugawa IC on the Chuo Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 158 (0.1km away)
Hirayu Onsen is located to the east of central Takayama city by the side of Route 158, and close to the Hirayu exit of the Abo-Toge Road.

The Takayama IC exit on the Chubu Jukan Expressway is about 37km from Hirayu Onsen, while to the east Matsumoto IC on the Nagano Expressway is 46km away.

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About 60 minutes from Matsumoto IC.
About 50 minutes from Takayama IC.
Parking is available at the base of the ski hill.

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