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There are 5 ways to get from Hamamatsu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Hamamatsu to Maibara
  2. Take the train from Maibara to Kanazawa

Cheapest

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Hamamatsu to Nagoya
  2. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Shirakawago

Train via Nagoya

  1. Take the train from Hamamatsu to Nagoya
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

Train, bus via Takayama

  1. Take the train from Hamamatsu to Nagoya
  2. Take the bus from Nagoya Station to Takayama Bus Terminal

Drive

  1. Drive from Hamamatsu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama
Hamamatsu → Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama
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The cost-effective way to get from Hamamatsu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive, which costs ¥3100 - ¥4600 and takes 3h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamamatsu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥3100 - ¥4600 and takes 3h 38m.

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The distance between Hamamatsu and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 204 km. The road distance is 274.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hamamatsu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs ¥25000 - ¥34000.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Hamamatsu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamamatsu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 274 km. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from Hamamatsu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Hamamatsu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 204.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

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

You can take a train from Hamamatsu to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama via Maibara and Kanazawa in around 4h 46m.

Train operators
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 Hamamatsu to Maibara
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Reserved seat
¥6000 - ¥7500
Green seat
¥7500 - ¥10000
Train from Hamamatsu to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥6000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3700 - ¥5000
Reserved seat
¥4600 - ¥6000
Green seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Maibara to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4400 - ¥6500
Reserved Seat
¥4600 - ¥6500
Green Seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Train from Nagoya to Takayama
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4100 - ¥6000
Reserved Seat
¥4400 - ¥6500
Green Seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
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 Hamamatsu to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥2300
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Gifu Bus
Phone
058-240-0489
Website
gifubus.co.jp
Bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Shirakawago
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4000
Schedules at
gifubus.co.jp
Adult
¥3000 - ¥4000
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Nagoya Station to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥4400
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp

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