Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to go around the Noto Peninsula?

The Noto Peninsula is wider than you can imagine.

Around the Noto Peninsula is about 300 km. It takes more than four and a half hours just to drive by car.

As a guide, it takes about 1 hour from Wajima (city) to Suzu (tip).

Is it possible to travel by public transport?

The stations are up to Anamizu Station on the local line and the railway. After that, you will need to travel by local bus.

However, in most cases, there are only a few fixed-route buses a day. If you are traveling by bus, we recommend that you consult with us in advance.

The best way to get around Noto is to rent a car, but there are also regular sightseeing buses from Kanazawa, Wakura Onsen, and Wajima.

I want to drive on the Chirihama Nagisa Driveway, how do I get there?

There is an entrance when you get off at the Imahama IC or Chirihama IC on the Noto Satoyama Kaido.

If you are heading from Kanazawa to Noto, you can get off at the Imahama IC, drive on the Chirihama Nagisa Driveway, and return to the Noto Satoyama Kaido from the Chirihama IC.

The opposite is true when heading from Noto to Kanazawa.

It may be closed depending on the weather, soIshikawa Michi Information NetPlease check at Hakui Civil Engineering Office (0767-22-1225), Ishikawa Prefecture Nakanoto Civil Engineering Office.

How long does it take from Kanazawa?

"Noto Satoyama Kaido" is a motorway (free of charge) that directly connects Kanazawa and Oku Noto.

You can move relatively fast by passing here.

About 1 hour and 15 minutes to Nanao
Approximately 2 hours to Wajima (Noto Satoyama Kaido ➝ Notoe Road ➝ Noto Satoyama Airport IC ➝ General Road)
Approximately 3 hours to Suzu (Noto Satoyama Kaido ➝ Noto Satoyama ➝ Get off at Noto Satoyama Airport IC ➝ Suzu Road (Noto Star Line))

* The above route is for reference only. If you want to enjoy the scenery, it is recommended to drive slowly on the general road.

Will it snow? Do you pile up?

There is an image of a snowy country, but it is not a silver world where many centimeters of snow are piled up throughout the winter.

However, it snows in winter (late November to early April), so please wear snow tires.

Even if there is no snow on the road surface, it may be frozen, so please be careful.

Ishikawa Michi Information NetYou can check the snow condition on the road at. (November 1st-March 31st)