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Driving to Kusatsu in March

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Driving to Kusatsu in March

Hi there,

I would like to visit Kusatsu from 16 to 18 March. I will drive from Narita International Airport to Kusatsu via the major motorways. Just wonder if I need to fit the car with winter tyres and snow chain in the Kusatsu region at that time, because the weather forecast predicts that the temperature may drop to -7 or probably snow on 18 March.

Thanks for your attention.

Henry

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1. Re: Driving to Kusatsu in March

If you know how to drive in snow, better to prepare that is still cold for that period. If you do not have experience on that, better to take public transportation.

But I would rather suggest you take JR to Karuizawa and start driving there. The whole trip takes you more than 4 hours if you drive all the way, while taking Shinkansen and Narita Express takes you 2.5 hours only + driving for about 1 hour.

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