Local Info

Access to Gamagori

From Tokyo  3 hours 45 minutes by bus, 2 hours by train
From Osaka  3 hours by bus, 1hour 40 minutes by train
From Nagoya  1 hour 15 minutes by bus, 45 minutes by train
Transport / Access
 Area Map(PDF)

Please see the PDF about the travel time to Gamagori and the location around there.
Travel time(PDF)

There are several ways to get to Gamagori.
The most common way could be:
Narita airport (Narita Express NEX) to Shinagawa (just past Tokyo) and change trains, to Toyohashi, and change trains, to Mikawamiya.
Please see the Pre-worlds report from Mr. and Mrs. Ridgway for the trip.
Pre-worlds report from Mr. and Mrs. Ridgway

Transportation in Gamagori

Please check whether your accommodation offers pick-up and drop-off services.
Accommodation List

Bicycle Rental
Limited number of rental bicycles are available. Booking in advance is required. Please understand that applications from sailors who stay in accommodations where pick-up and drop-off services are not available may take precedence over the others.
Booking application form

For sightseeing, electric bicycles are available for free from 9:30 to 16:30 at the Tourist Information Center in front of the entrance of Gamagori station. Reservations are not accepted.
NAVI TERRACE (Gamagori city Tourist information center)

Car Rental
If you intend to rent a car, please confirm whether the international driving permit issued in your country is recognized in Japan.
TOYOTA Rent a car

To take a taxi, go to a taxi stand in front of train stations or ask hotel receptionist. It is recommended to give your driver the name/address of your destination on a piece of paper or point it out on a map. Japan taxi app is useful tool to call taxi or just to estimate the fare.
Japan Taxi (for iOS)
Japan Taxi (for Android)


LAGUNA TEN BOSCH consists of amusement park “Lagunasia”, water park with many kinds of pools, beach park with water sliders on the beach, shopping mall “Festival Market”and thalassotherapy facilities “Thalgo Laguna”. Many people come for a holiday not only from within Aichi Prefecture, but also from outside the prefecture.  A whole day would not be enough to enjoy them all.

If you head toward a 65 meter tall ferris wheel, that you see in the east of Kaiyo yacht harbor, you’ll be in the shopping mall “Festival Market”. You’ll find a fresh sushi foodcourt, grocery stores as well as closing stores and ATM in it. The ATM accepts credit cards and cash cards issued outside of Japan for cash withdrawal. The ATM is on the first floor of Festival Market and available 10:00-19:00 (Weekday) and 10:00-17:00 (Weekends and Holidays).

Please note that many ATMs in Japan do not accept cards issued outside of Japan.
The exception are the ATMs at international airports, major department stores, Japan post and 7-Eleven convenience stores across the country. These ATMs allow you to withdraw cash by credit cards and cash cards issued outside of Japan, however the limit per withdrawal for international issued cards is 50,000 yen. There are shops do not accept credit card for shopping in Gamagori and you should keep in mind that you have some cash in your wallet.

Festival Market Floor Guide (PDF)