Japan National Route 161

National Route 161 is a national highway of Japan connecting Tsuruga, Fukui and Ōtsu, Shiga in Japan, with a total length of 86.4 km (53.69 mi).

National Route 161 shield

National Route 161
Route information
Length86.4 km[1] (53.7 mi)
Existed18 May 1953–present
Major junctions
North end National Route 8 / National Route 162 in Tsuruga, Fukui
South end National Route 1 in Ōtsu, Shiga
Highway system
National highways of Japan
Expressways of Japan
National Route 160National Route 162


  1. ^ "一般国道の路線別、都道府県別道路現況" [Road statistics by General National Highway route and prefecture] (PDF) (in Japanese). Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 19 February 2020.