The 2017-2018 winter season has ended on the 22nd of April 2018.
Access from Narita / Haneda Airport
All you need to do is take the Narita Express to Tokyo station. You will get to Tokyo Station in only 53 minutes, or 30 minutes by the Tokyo Monorail from Haneda Station. At Tokyo station, follow the signs for the Joetsu Shinkansen [Platforms 20-23] and take the train named Max-Tanigawa or Tanigawa.
Tokyo station to GALA Yuzawa station is very convenient and stress-free. [The fastest Joetsu shinkansen will get you there in just 77 mins.]
Access by car
From the Yuzawa IC turn right onto R17. Gala Yuzawa station is the large white building to your left after 3 kilometers. Take a left at the large GALA Yuzawa sign which will lead you to the car parks. Parking is free of charge.
A free shuttle bus service from major hotels, the station, and other places to the ski resort is available throughout the day, starting early in the morning.
For example, the shuttle bus stop for the Inamoto Inn is located to the right of the west exit of Echigo-yuzawa Station.