How to get to Takayama

Page Number T4000220  Updated on  April 21, 2018  Print

Takayama and Central Japan Map (illustration)

Main transportation network (Shinkansen, local line, expressway, airport location) from Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Toyama, Kanazawa, Matsumoto to Takayama city.

From Tokyo

[By Train] 35 minutes by Airport Shuttle bus from Haneda Airport to JR Tokyo Station.  53 minutes by Narita Express from Narita Airport to JR Tokyo Station. Take the JR Tokaido Shinkansen Nozomi from Tokyo to Nagoya (100 minutes) and transfer to the JR Wide View Hida limited express train to Takayama. The one way trip takes 140 minutes from Nagoya to Takayama.  [By highway bus] 35mins by Airport Shuttle bus from Haneda Airport to Busta Shinjuku bus terminal.  90mins by Narita Express from Narita Airport to Busta Shinjuku bus terminal. There are six daytime highway bus round trips per day between Tokyo (Shinjuku Bus Terminal) and Takayama operated by Keio and Nohi Bus. The one way trip takes 5.5 hours from Shinjuku Tokyo to Takayama. During the summer holidays only, there is also an overnight bus. The schedules are subject to change. (illustration)

From Osaka

[By Train] 50 minutes by Airport Express Haruka from Kansai International Airport to JR Shin-Osaka Station.   Take the JR Tokaido Shinkansen Nozomi from JR Shin-Osaka Station to Nagoya for 50 minutes and transfer to the JR Wide View Hida limited express train to Takayama. The one way trip takes 140 minutes from Nagoya to Takayama. 65 minutes by Airport Shuttle Bus from Kansai International Airport to JR Osaka Station.  Take the JR Wide View Hida limited express train to Takayama. The one way trip takes 255 minutes from Osaka to Takayama.  [By highway bus] 65 minutes by Airport Shuttle Bus from Kansai International Airport to Osaka Namba.  Take highway bus operated by Kintetsu bus and Nohi Bus from Osaka Namba to Takayama.  The one way trip takes 325 minutes from Osaka to Takayama. (illustration)

From Nagoya

[By Train] 60 minutes by Meitetsu μ-Sky Express from Chubu Centrair International Airport to JR Nagoya Station. Take the JR Wide View Hida limited express train to Takayama .  The one way trip takes 140 minutes from Nagoya to Takayama.  [By highway bus] 60 minutes by Meitetsu μ-Sky Express from Chubu Centrair International Airport to JR Nagoya Station. Take highway bus operated by JR Tokai bus, Meitetsu Bus and Nohi Bus from Meitetsu Bus Center to Takayama.  The one way trip takes 165 minutes from Nagoya to Takayama. (illustration)

From Toyama & Kanazawa

[By Train] Take the JR Wide View Hida limited express train to Takayama .  The one way trip takes 90 minutes from Toyama to Takayama.  [By highway bus] Take highway bus operated by Toyama Chitetsu Bus and Nohi Bus from JR Toyama Station to Takayama.  The one way trip takes 140 minutes from Toyama to Takayama. Take highway bus operated by Hokutetsu Bus and Nohi Bus from JR Kanazawa Station East Exit to Takayama.  The one way trip takes 135 minutes from Toyama to Takayama. (illustration)

From Matsumoto

[By highway bus] Take highway bus operated by ALPICO Kotsu Bus and Nohi Bus from Matsumoto Bus terminal to Takayama.  The one way trip takes 150 minutes from Matsumoto to Takayama. (illustration)

From Mt. Fuji

[By highway bus] Take highway bus operated by Fujikyuko Bus and Nohi Bus from Mt. Fuji Station to Takayama.  The one way trip takes 280 minutes from Mt. Fuji to Takayama. (illustration)

Shinkansen Line

An English language Shinkansen timetable is available at Shinkansen stations.

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