Directions to Artist House
TRAIN (From Airport): take the SKYLINER EXPRESS train line to KEISEI UENO station (45 minutes, 2470 yen). Change trains to UENO station’s TAKASAKI SEN line. (Make sure to get on the back half of the train because the train will separate at Kagoshima station) Get off at HONJO station (approx 90 minutes, 1490 yen.) (Be careful with traveling times if arriving in the evening. While the times change slightly depending on the day, on weekdays the last train from Ueno that makes the bus leaves around 18:18. (17:18 on weekends)
TRAIN (From Tokyo): Get on the Shonan-Shinjuku line or Takasaki line heading towards Takasaki station at either Ueno, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro or Akabane stations. (Make sure to get on the back half of the train because the train will separate at Kagoshima station) Get off at HONJO station (approximately 90 minutes, 1500 yen.)
BUS: Walk out ticket gate. Go RIGHT. walk down the stairs. There are three bus stops. Go to the stop on the far RIGHT, in front of the 7-Eleven. Last bus is at 20:18 weekends, 21:04 weekdays. Take bus to KAMI MACHI 上町. (40 minutes, 660 yen.) Walk slightly down the hill a few meters. Turn RIGHT at the T intersection. Walk about 3 minutes. The guest house is on the left. Its the 3 story white building with marble columns in the front.