There are 6 ways to get from Hakuba to Takayama by bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Bus, train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakuba-Happo bus terminal to Nagano station
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Toyama
  3. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama

$87 - $113

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Shinano-Omachi to Matsumoto JR Oito / ...
  2. Take the bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Takayama Bus Terminal

$38 - $42

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Minami-Otari to Itoigawa
  2. Take the train from Itoigawa to Toyama
  3. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama

$59 - $85

Bus, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakuba-Happo bus terminal to Nagano station
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Matsumoto
  3. Take the bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Takayama Bus Terminal

$56 - $59

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakuba-Happo bus terminal to Nagano station
  2. Take the bus from Nagano to Omachi Onsen
  3. Take the bus from Omachi Onsen to Takayama Bus Terminal

$79

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Hakuba to Takayama 90 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hakuba to Takayama is to drive which costs ¥1600 - ¥2500 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hakuba to Takayama is to drive which costs ¥1600 - ¥2500 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Hakuba and Takayama is 83 km. The road distance is 144 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Hakuba to Takayama, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hakuba to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Hakuba-Happo bus terminal and arriving at Takayama Bus Terminal via Nagano and Omachi Onsen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hakuba to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Hakuba and arriving at Takayama via Minami-Otari, Itoigawa and Toyama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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The best way to get from Hakuba to Takayama is to train which takes 5 h 59 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥9500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥8761 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Hakuba to Takayama.
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  • Distance: 51.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Hakuba to Takayama via Minami-Otari, Itoigawa, and Toyama in around 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hakuba to Takayama via Nagano station, Nagano, and Omachi Onsen in around 7 h 50 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagano to Toyama
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Train from Itoigawa to Toyama
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$28 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinano-Omachi to Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Minami-Otari to Itoigawa
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagano to Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Alpico Group
Phone
+886-2-2501-8559
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Hakuba-Happo bus terminal to Nagano station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
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 Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Omachi Onsen to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp

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