There are 9 ways to get from Akita to Takayama by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Akita to Omiya(Saitama)
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Toyama
  3. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama

$221 - $302

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Fly Akita to Nagoya, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Akita (AXT) to Nagoya (NGO) AXT - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$129 - $456

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Train via Niigata  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Akita to Niigata
  2. Take the train from Niigata to Joetsumyoko
  3. Take the train from Joetsumyoko to Toyama
  4. Take the train from Inotani to Takayama

$136 - $185

Train, bus  •  14 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Akita to Niigata
  2. Take the bus from Niigata-eki to Nagano
  3. Take the bus from Nagano to Omachi Onsen
  4. Take the bus from Omachi Onsen to Takayama Bus Terminal

$149 - $161

Bus  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Akita to Sendai
  2. Take the bus from Sendai Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
  3. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC

$144 - $147

Drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Akita to Takayama 366.8 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Morioka, fly to Nagoya, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Akita to Morioka
  2. Fly from Morioka (HNA) to Nagoya (NKM) HNA - NKM
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$227 - $306

Train to Aomori, fly to Nagoya, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Akita to Namioka
  2. Fly from Aomori (AOJ) to Nagoya (NKM) AOJ - NKM
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$224 - $561

Fly Akita to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Akita (AXT) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) AXT - HND
  2. Take the train from Shinagawa to Nagoya
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$190 - $921

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The cheapest way to get from Akita to Takayama is to drive which costs ¥6500 - ¥10000 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Akita to Takayama is to fly and train which costs ¥14000 - ¥55000 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Akita to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Akita and arriving at Takayama BC via Sendai Station and Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Akita to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Akita and arriving at Takayama via Omiya(Saitama) and Toyama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 36 min.

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The distance between Akita and Takayama is 471 km. The road distance is 586.8 km.

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The best way to get from Akita to Takayama without a car is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs ¥24000 - ¥34000.

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It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Akita to Takayama, including transfers.

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Akita to Takayama bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, depart from Akita station.

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Akita to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Akita station.

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The best way to get from Akita to Takayama is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs ¥24000 - ¥34000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥16200 - ¥16600 and takes 16 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Akita to Takayama.
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  • Distance: 294.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 36 min

What companies run services between Akita, Japan and Takayama, Japan?

You can take a train from Akita to Takayama via Omiya(Saitama) and Toyama in around 8 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Akita to Takayama via Sendai, Sendai Station, Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo, and Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo in around 16 h 49 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Akita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Akita to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Morioka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Flights from Aomori to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Akita to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Akita to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$120 - $160
Reserved seat
$130 - $170
Green seat
$170 - $230
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Toyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $110
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
Train from Joetsumyoko to Toyama
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$50 - $70
Train from Akita to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Shinagawa to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$100 - $150
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Takayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akita to Niigata
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Niigata to Joetsumyoko
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Takayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akita to Namioka
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Inotani to Takayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nagaden Bus
Website
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
Bus from Niigata-eki to Nagano
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
Alpico Group
Phone
+886-2-2501-8559
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Nagano to Omachi Onsen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Omachi Onsen to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Akita to Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
highwaybus.com

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The quickest flight from Akita Airport to Nagoya Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Akita to Takayama bus services, operated by Keio Dentetsu Bus, arrive at Takayama BC station.

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Akita to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Takayama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Akita to Takayama is 587 km. It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to drive from Akita to Takayama.

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All Nippon Airways offers flights from Akita Airport to Nagoya Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Takayama. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Akita to Akita Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs ¥930.

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