Mt.Tsukuba(筑波山)

Ibaraki(茨城)
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Mount Tsukuba(筑波山 Tsukuba-san) is a 877 meters high mountain located in Tsukuba city, Ibaraki prefecture.
It is the lowest mountain in Japan’s hundred mountains.

It is familiar mountain as an accessible via public transportation from Tokyo.
At the summit you can see the Kanto plain for 360 degrees.

Since the cable car and the ropeway are running until the mountaintop, it is safe even when sudden physical disorder or deterioration of the weather.

We recommend two climbing entrances, Tsukuba Shrine(筑波神社入口) Tsukuba-jinja iriguchi and Tsutsuji-ga-oka(つつじヶ丘) bus top.
The climbing time to the summit is 2 hours 10 minutes from the entrance of Tsukuba Shrine and 1 hour 20 minutes from Tsutsuji-ga-oka.

Access

  1. 【Go】Tsukuba ST.(つくば駅) → Tsukuba shrine(筑波神社入口) → Tsutsuji-ga-oka(つつじヶ丘)
  2. 【Return】Tsutsuji-ga-oka(つつじヶ丘) → Tsukuba shrine(筑波神社入口) → Tsukuba station(つくば駅)

* Timetable Final Confirmation: 2020/02/10

1.【Go】Tsukuba ST.(つくば駅) → Tsukuba shrine(筑波神社入口) → Tsutsuji-ga-oka(つつじヶ丘)

Take the “Tsukuba mountain shuttle bus(筑波山シャトルバス)” from Tsukuba station(つくば駅), and get off at Tsukuba shrine(筑波神社入口) or the final destination of Tsutsuji-ga-oka.

Boarding Time from Tsukuba station:
36 minutes to Tsukuba Shrine
50 minutes to Tsutsuji-ga-oka.

Timetable

Weekdays(Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Dec)
Tsukuba St. Tsukuba shrine Tsutsuji-ga-oka
8:00 8:36 8:50
9:00 9:36 9:50
10:00 10:36 10:50
11:00 11:36 11:50
13:00 12:36 12:50
14:00 13:36 13:50
15:00 14:36 14:50
Weekdays(Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov)
Tsukuba St. Tsukuba shrine Tsutsuji-ga-oka
8:00 8:36 8:50
8:30 9:06 9:20
9:00 9:36 9:50
9:30 10:06 10:20
10:00 10:36 10:50
10:30 11:06 11:20
11:00 11:36 11:50
11:30 12:06 12:20
13:00 13:36 13:50
13:30 14:06 14:20
14:00 14:36 14:50
14:30 15:06 15:20
15:00 15:36 15:50
15:30 16:06 16:20
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays
Tsukuba St. Tsukuba shrine Tsutsuji-ga-oka
8:00 8:36 8:50
8:30 9:06 9:20
9:00 9:36 9:50
9:30 10:06 10:20
10:00 10:36 10:50
10:30 11:06 11:20
11:00 11:36 11:50
11:30 12:06 12:20
13:00 13:36 13:50
13:30 14:06 14:20
14:00 14:36 14:50
14:30 15:06 15:20
15:00 15:36 15:50
15:30 16:06 16:20

Ref:[Kantetsu]

2.【Return】Tsutsuji-ga-oka(つつじヶ丘) → Tsukuba shrine(筑波神社入口) → Tsukuba station(つくば駅)

Take the “Tsukuba mountain shuttle bus(筑波山シャトルバス)” at Tsutsuji-ga-oka or Tsukuba shrine(筑波神社入口), and get off at Tsukuba station.

Boarding time :
50 minutes from Tsutsuji-ga-oka
40 minutes from Tsukuba shrine

Timetable

Weekdays(Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Dec)
Tsutsuji-ga-oka Tsukuba shrine Tsukuba St.
9:00 9:10 9:50
10:00 10:10 10:50
12:00 12:10 12:50
13:00 13:10 13:50
14:00 14:10 14:50
15:00 15:10 15:50
16:00 16:10 16:50
*17:00 *17:10 *17:50

(Departing from on 17:00 is not available from December to February.)

Weekdays(Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov)
Tsutsuji-ga-oka Tsukuba shrine Tsukuba St.
9:00 9:10 9:50
9:30 9:40 10:20
10:00 10:10 10:50
10:30 10:40 11:20
12:00 12:10 12:50
12:30 12:40 13:20
13:00 13:10 13:50
13:30 13:40 14:20
14:00 14:10 14:50
14:30 14:40 15:20
15:00 15:10 15:50
15:30 15:40 16:20
16:00 16:10 16:50
16:30 16:40 17:20
17:00 17:10 17:50
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays(Departing from on 17:00 is not available from December to February.)
Tsutsuji-ga-oka Tsukuba shrine Tsukuba St.
9:00 9:10 9:50
9:30 9:40 10:20
10:00 10:10 10:50
10:30 10:40 11:20
12:00 12:10 12:50
12:30 12:40 13:20
13:00 13:10 13:50
13:30 13:40 14:20
14:00 14:10 14:50
14:30 14:40 15:20
15:00 15:10 15:50
15:30 15:40 16:20
16:00 16:10 16:50
16:30 16:40 17:20
*17:00 *17:10 *17:50

Ref:[Kantetsu]

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