Getting to Mt. Yudono

Mt. Yudono does not have regular public transportation routes leading to it. The overwhelmingly preferred method of visiting here is via personal or rental car.

This site is over one hour away from Tsuruoka Station and high up in the mountains.

However there is a special taxi service that operates for a very special rate from Tsuruoka Station. The prices for this service are as follows, please note that reservations MUST be made in advance to arrange this taxi service.

See below for the link to the website where you can enter your reservation request.

Reservation taxi service


–5,000 yen per person.

–4,000 yen per person (if you are staying at the Sanrojo Mountain Lodge)

Note that this taxi service can only run if there are at least two people utilizing the service. Please be sure to inquire below if you are a solo traveler.


Go to Mt.Yudono 1st 3rd 5th
S-mall 8:10 13:15 15:05
Tsuruoka Station 8:15 13:20 15:10
Yudono sanrojo 9:05 14:10 16:00


Return to Tsuruoka 2nd 4th 6th
Yudono sanrojo 9:30 14:40 16:30
Tsuruoka Station 10:20 15:30 17:20
S-mall 10:25 15:35 17:25


Contact Info

ANA庄交プラザ鶴岡 Phone (0235)24-3549

〒997-0031 山形県鶴岡市錦町2-21(S-mall bus terminal)

Operation Hours

  • Weekdays 9:30~18:00
  • Weekend 9:30~17:00

Shuttle Bus Between Tsuruoka Station, Mt.Haguro and Mt.Yudono

Note that there are a very limited number of buses operating along this route. Please check the information carefully and schedule your day with a buffer period to cushion you from any unexpected delays in your itinerary.

Service Period

June 1〜Nov 3 Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays


  • 1 Day Pass(unlimited ride ticket) 3,000 yen


Bus Stop 1st 3rd 5th
Tsuruoka Station (Bus stop No4) 7:30
Haguro”Zuishinmon” (bottom) 8:10 11:45 15:25
Sanchoku Asahi Gu(local goods supermarket)
Direct(non stop)
12:05 15:50
Gassan Asahi Historical Village(shop) 12:20 16:05
Yudonosan Senninzawa 9:10 12:50 16:35


Bus Stop 2nd 4th 6th
Yudonosan Senninzawa 10:30 14:10 16:50
Gassan Asahi Historical Village(shop) 11:00 14:40
Sanchoku Asahi Gu 11:15 14:55 Direct(non stop)
“Zuishinmon” bus stop 11:45 15:25
Tsuruoka Station 17:40