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There are 11 ways to get from Beppu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Kyoto
  3. Take the train from Kyoto to Kanazawa

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Bus, train  •  18h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Beppu Kitahama to Kyōto
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  3. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Hatogaya

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Car ferry, train, bus  •  19h 5m

  1. Take the car ferry from Beppu to Osaka Nanko Cosmo
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Kanazawa
  3. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Drive  •  10h 42m

  1. Drive from Beppu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama 941.5 km

Fly Oita to Chūbu Centrair, bus  •  9h

  1. Fly from Oita (OIT) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) OIT - NGO
  2. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Hatogaya

Train, train to Fukuoka, fly to Komatsu, bus  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  3. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Komatsu (KMQ) FUK - KMQ
  4. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Train to Kumamoto, fly to Nagoya Airfield, bus  •  11h 32m

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Higoozu
  2. Fly from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Nagoya Airfield (NKM) KMJ - NKM
  3. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Hatogaya

Train, train to Fukuoka, fly to Nagoya Airfield, bus  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  3. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Nagoya Airfield (NKM) FUK - NKM
  4. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Hatogaya

Fly Oita to Osaka Itami, train, bus  •  9h 52m

  1. Fly from Oita (OIT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) OIT - ITM
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
  3. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Fly Oita to Tokyo Haneda, train, bus  •  9h 49m

  1. Fly from Oita (OIT) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) OIT - HND
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Takaoka
  3. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Train, train to Fukuoka, fly to Matsumoto, bus  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  3. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Matsumoto (MMJ) FUK - MMJ
  4. Take the train from Shiojiri to Nagano
  5. Take the train from Nagano to Shin-Takaoka
  6. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

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The cheapest way to get from Beppu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥11000 - ¥17000 and takes 10h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Beppu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to train which takes 7h 58m and costs ¥36000 - ¥55000.

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The distance between Beppu and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 601 km. The road distance is 941.5 km.

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The best way to get from Beppu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to train which takes 7h 58m and costs ¥36000 - ¥55000.

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It takes approximately 7h 58m to get from Beppu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Oita Airport to Chūbu Centrair Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beppu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 942 km. It takes approximately 10h 42m to drive from Beppu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.

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Ibex Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Oita Airport to Chūbu Centrair Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. Prices start at ¥11250 per night.

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The best way to get from Beppu to Oita Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs ¥1550.

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Map of how to get from Beppu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 601.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 58m

What companies run services between Beppu, Japan and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, Japan?

You can take a train from Beppu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama via Kokura, Kyoto, and Kanazawa in around 7h 58m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Oita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥38000
Flights from Fukuoka to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥45000
Flights from Fukuoka to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥65000
Flights from Oita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥29000
Flights from Oita to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥38000
Flights from Oita to Tokyo Haneda via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥47000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥60000
Flights from Oita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥32000
Flights from Oita to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥38000
Flights from Oita to Tokyo Haneda via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥38000
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Kumamoto to Nagoya Airfield
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥24000
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya Airfield
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥32000
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya Airfield via Niigata
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥46000
Flights from Fukuoka to Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥34000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Oita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥38000
Flights from Oita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥29000
Solaseed Air
Website
solaseedair.jp
Flights from Oita to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥30000
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Beppu to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4500
Reserved Seat
¥3300 - ¥4700
Green Seat
¥4600 - ¥6500
Train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥8500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥5000 - ¥8000
Reserved Seat
¥5500 - ¥8500
Green Seat
¥8000 - ¥11000
Train from Osaka to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥9500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Reserved Seat
¥6500 - ¥9500
Green Seat
¥9500 - ¥13000
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥2700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1800 - ¥2600
Reserved Seat
¥1900 - ¥2700
Green Seat
¥2500 - ¥3400
Train from Beppu to Higoozu
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3500 - ¥4900
Reserved Seat
¥3700 - ¥5500
Green Seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Train from Shiojiri to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥3300
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2200 - ¥3200
Reserved Seat
¥2300 - ¥3300
Green Seat
¥3100 - ¥4300
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥18000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Reserved seat
¥14000 - ¥18000
Green seat
¥18000 - ¥24000
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4400 - ¥6000
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥6500
Green seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥4400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2800 - ¥3800
Reserved seat
¥3600 - ¥4400
Green seat
¥4300 - ¥6000
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Takaoka
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥14000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥9500 - ¥14000
Reserved seat
¥11000 - ¥14000
Green seat
¥14000 - ¥19000
Train from Nagano to Shin-Takaoka
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥8000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Reserved seat
¥6500 - ¥8000
Green seat
¥8000 - ¥11000
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1300
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
JR Kyushu Railway Company
Website
jrkyushu.co.jp
Train from Beppu to Higo Ōzu
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥3300
Schedules at
jrkyushu.co.jp
Ltd Exp
¥3300
Bus operators
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Beppu Kitahama to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
12h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥10300
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Gifu Bus
Phone
058-240-0489
Website
gifubus.co.jp
Bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Hatogaya
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4000
Schedules at
gifubus.co.jp
Adult
¥3000 - ¥4000
Kaetsuno Bus
Website
kaetsunou.co.jp
Bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1100
Schedules at
kaetsunou.co.jp
Ferry operators
Ferry Sunflower
Website
ferry-sunflower.co.jp
Car ferry from Beppu to Osaka Nanko Cosmo
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥19000
Schedules at
ferry-sunflower.co.jp
Tourist
¥11410
Tourist bed
¥15070
Standard
¥18130
Deluxe
¥27500

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