There are 10 ways to get from Akita to Takayama by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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

$210 - $300

Cheapest option

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

$134 - $456

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Akita to Omiya(Saitama) Shinkansen Komachi
  2. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama Bus Terminal

$179 - $229

Bus, train  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Akita to Sendai
  2. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Omiya(Saitama)
  3. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama Bus Terminal

$161 - $196

Train, night bus  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Akita to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
  2. Take the night bus from Sendai Station to Toyama
  3. Take the train from Inotani to Takayama

$165 - $195

Drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Akita to Takayama 366.8 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Akita to Osaka, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Akita (AXT) to Osaka (ITM) AXT - ITM
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$192 - $414

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

$228 - $299

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 - $912

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

$229 - $562

Questions & Answers

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 takes 7 h 3 min and costs ¥14000 - ¥50000.

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The distance between Akita and Takayama is 471 km. The road distance is 587 km.

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

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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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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.

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 Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Akita to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Akita to Osaka via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Akita to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Akita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Akita to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Akita to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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
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
$110 - $160
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Toyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akita to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akita to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
$25 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Takayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $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)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Inotani to Takayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
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
$61
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Akita to Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Night bus from Sendai Station to Toyama
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$88
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp

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