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JNTO official SNS accounts


Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) provides useful information on weather warnings/advisories and latest news of transportation services during your stay in Japan.


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Information about Noto Peninsula Earthquake

Public Transportation Operation Status in the Hokuriku Region and Surrounding Areas

For the latest operation status, please check the information provided by each transportation operator.




Hokuriku Shinkansen
Train Status Information 


[Local trains]

  1. Noto Railway: Information  (Japanese only)
  2. Noto Railway: Train Status Information  (Facebook page, Japanese only)



  • Noto Airport (Ishikawa Pref.)

     Noto Airport: “Notice from the airport”  (Japanese only)


  • Komatsu Airport (Ishikawa Pref.)

     Komatsu Airport: Flight Info | Komatsu Airport 


  • Niigata Airport (Niigata Pref.)

     Niigata Airport: Niigata Airport Building (n-airport.co.jp) 


  • Toyama Airport (Toyama Pref.)

     Toyama Airport: Today’s flight information 



Niigata Port (Niigata City, Niigata Pref.) 

Sadokisen: Service Status  


Intercity buses

- Kanazawa- Nagoya/Takayama/Niigata/Toyama

Train and bus information  (Japanese only)



Emergency Disaster Support: FREE over-the-phone interpreting service


  • Free interpreting service for non-Japanese speakers who were affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Noto region
  • This service is available 24/7 in any language mainly in English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.

03-5366-6076 (From Japan only)



Opening Status of Tourist Facilities

Ishikawa Prefecture
Accommodations, sightseeing spots, and tourist facilities in the areas south of Kanazawa City (including Kanazawa City, Hakusan City, Komatsu City, Kaga City, etc.) are generally operating and open for business as usual.
Please check the following websites before visiting just in case.

Visit Ishikawa

Visit Kanazawa

Traffic information https://visitkanazawa.jp/en/topics/detail_321.html 

Tourist facilities information  https://visitkanazawa.jp/en/topics/detail_329.html 

Niigata Prefecture
Accommodations, sightseeing spots, tourist facilities, etc. in Niigata prefecture are operating and open for business as usual.
Please check the following websites before visiting just in case.

Enjoy Niigata

Toyama Prefecture
Accommodations, sightseeing spots, tourist facilities, etc. in Toyama prefecture are generally operating and open for business as usual.
Please check the following websites before visiting just in case.


Visit Toyama


Fukui Prefecture

Accommodations, sightseeing spots, tourist facilities, etc. in Fukui prefecture are operating and open for business as usual.

Please check the following websites before visiting just in case.


Enjoy Fukui



Tsuruga Guide




Guide for when you are feeling ill


Japan Tourism Agency's Guide for when you are feeling ill " provides medical institutions information, search function, and guideline. The website is available in English, Chinese, and Korean.




Japan Visitor Hotline


JNTO operates a visitor hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call for tourist information or assistance in the case of accidents and emergencies including COVID-19. Support is available in English, Chinese and Korean.





COVID-19: Practical Information


JNTO operates a dedicated website to provide useful information such as entry procedures, required documents, emergency tips, travel etiquette, FAQs, and so on.


  • TOP Page:

Languages: English / 한국어 / 简体中文 / 繁體中文(臺灣) / 繁體中文(香港) / Tiếng Việt / Bahasa Indonesia




Warnings and Advisories


Japan Meteorological Agency 
NHK World News 

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is Japan's only public broadcaster. NHK WORLD-JAPAN is NHK's international service delivering the latest information about Japan through TV, radio and the Internet.




Safe Travel Portal site


Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Disaster Prevention Portal Site 


Hokkaido Prefecture

Hokkaido Travel Safety Information 




Safety Tips for Travelers


Japan Tourism Agency's "Safety tips for travelers" contains links to other sites controlled by third-party information providers on weather information, weather warning & advisories, news, medical information, and list of embassies and consulates-generals in Japan




Tourist Information Center


Tourist Information Centers throughout Japan certified by JNTO can offer basic travel tips and up-to-date information on popular tourist attractions to comprehensive advice tailored to your specific needs.  

Please check the website below to find the information centers nearby.





JR Trains


JR Hokkaido 
JR East 
JR Central 
JR West 
JR Shikoku 
JR Kyushu 




Major Urban Railways


Tobu Railway 
Seibu Railway 
Keisei Electric Railway 
Keio Railway 
Odakyu Electric Railway 
Tokyu Corporation 
Keikyu Corporation 
Tokyo Metro 
Sotetsu Group (Sagami Railway) 
Nagoya Railroad 
Kintetsu Railway 
Nankai Electric Railway 
Keihan Railway 
Hankyu Railway 
Hanshin Electric Railway 
Nishitetsu Train 




Other Railways


Subway information is available here 
Other local raiway information is available here 


For Airport access railways, please check Tokyo Monorail Osaka Monorail  and other airport access information is available here .






New Chitose Airport 
Sendai International Airport 
Narita International Airport 
Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) 
Kansai International Airport 
Chubu Centrair International Airport 
Fukuoka Airport 
Other Airports information is available here 




National Airlines and LCCs


Japan Airlines (JAL) 
All Nippon Airways (ANA) 
Jetstar Japan 




Mandatory Registration for Unmanned Aircraft


From June 2022, unregistered unmanned aircraft flights are prohibited due to the amendment of the Civil Aeronautics Act.
For more information, please refer to "Unmanned Aircraft Registration Web Portal" operated by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism(MLIT).
Unmanned Aircraft Registration Web Portal 



A message from KONO Taro, Minister for Consumer Affairs and Food Safety


The discharge of ALPS treated water from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station of TEPCO and the safety of Japanese foods




Request for discontinuation of use of red mold rice materials by Kobayashi Pharmaceutical









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