Mt.Tsukuba(筑波山)

Ibaraki(茨城)

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

* Timetable Final Confirmation: 2018/03/18

1.【Go】Tsukuba station(つくば駅) → Tsukuba shrine(筑波神社入口)

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).

Boarding Time:36 minutes
Fare : 720Yen

Timetable

Weekday(*印 Out of service in June – August and December – February.)
Tsukuba Sta.
(つくば駅)
Tsukuba shrine
(筑波神社入口)
08:00 08:36
*08:30 *09:06
09:00 09:36
*09:30 *10:06
10:00 10:36
*10:30 *11:06
11:00 11:36
*11:30 *12:06
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays
Tsukuba Sta.
(つくば駅)
Tsukuba shrine
(筑波神社入口)
08:00 08:36
08:30 09:06
09:00 09:36
09:30 10:06
10:00 10:36
10:30 11:06
11:00 11:36
11:30 12:06

Ref:[Kantetsu]

2.【Go】Tsukuba station(つくば駅) → 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, and get off at Tsutsuji-ga-oka(つつじヶ丘) bus stop.

Time:50 minutes
Fare : 870Yen

Weekday(*Out of service from June to August and December to February)
Tsukuba Sta.
(つくば駅)
Tsutsuji-ga-oka
(つつじヶ丘)
08:00 08:50
*08:30 *09:20
09:00 09:50
*09:30 *10:20
10:00 10:50
*10:30 *11:20
11:00 11:50
*11:30 *12:20
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays
Tsukuba Sta.
(つくば駅)
Tsutsuji-ga-oka
(つつじヶ丘)
08:00 08:50
08:30 09:20
09:00 09:50
09:30 10:20
10:00 10:50
10:30 11:20
11:00 11:50
11:30 12:20

Ref:[Kantetsu]

3.【Return】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 Tsukuba shrine(筑波神社入口), and get off at Tsukuba station.

TIme : 40 minutes
Fare : 720Yen

Timetable

Weekdays(*Out of service from June to August and December to February)
Tsukuba shrine
(筑波神社入口)
Tsukuba Sta.
(つくば駅)
13:10 13:50
*13:40 *14:20
14:10 14:50
*14:40 *15:20
15:10 15:50
*15:40 *16:20
16:10 16:50
*16:40 *17:20
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays
Tsukuba shrine
(筑波神社入口発)
Tsukuba Sta.
(つくば駅)
13:10 13:50
13:40 14:20
14:10 14:50
14:40 15:20
15:10 15:50
15:40 16:20
16:10 16:50
16:40 17:20

Ref:[Kantetsu]

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