7 ways to get to Takayama from major cities

Hi! We are Guest House OUKA in Takayama, Gifu prefecture.
There are a lot of interesting places in Japan, but Takayama is something different and unique:
you can enjoy traditional Japan as well as beautiful nature.
Let us help you find the best way to get here from major cities in Japan!

Takayama is in the center of Japan.
You need to use train or bus(or by car if you can drive) to get here.
Here are the major ways to get to Takayama from city areas.
 
  1. From Tokyo by train
    First, take Nozomi express train (Shinkansen) to get to Nagoya, and then take Hida wide view train
    Total time: About 5 hours 
    Total cost: 15,870yen. (Price for unreserved seat, one-way)
     
  2. From Tokyo by bus
    Take Nohi or Keio bus at Basta-Shinjuku bus terminal 
    Total time: About 5 hours  and a half 
    Total cost: 6,690yen. (Price for regular seat, one-way)
     
  3. From Nagoya by train
    Take Hida wideview train
    Total time: About 2 hours and a half
    Total cost: 5,510yen  (Price for unreserved seat, one-way)
     
  4. From Nagoya by bus 
    Take Nohi, JR, or Meitetsu bus at Nagoya station
    Total time: About 2 hours and a half
    Total cost: 2,980yen (Price for regular seat, one-way)
     
  5. From Osaka by train
    First, take Kyoto line at Osaka station and get to Shin-Osaka station.
    Then take Nozomi express train (Shinkansen) to Nagoya.
    Change train to Hida wide view express.
    Total time: About 4 hours
    Total cost: 9,820yen  (Price for unreserved seat, one-way)
     
  6. From Osaka by train (alternative way)
    Take Hida wide view express train at Osaka station.
    *Note that there is only one train a day (it departs at 7:59am at Osaka station)
    that goes directly to Takayama. 
    Total time: About 4 hours
    Total cost: 7,780yen (Price for unreserved seat, one-way)
     
  7. From Osaka by bus
    Take Nohi or Kintetsu bus at Osaka station
    Total time: About 5 hours and a half
    Total cost: 2,800yen  (Price for regular seat, one-way)


If you need further infomation, feel free to ask us via email info@guesthouse-ouka.com

Have a safe trip!

Guest house OUKA