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There are 3 ways to get from Hikone to Takayama by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Maibara to Nagoya Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Takayama Bus Terminal

$55 - $69

Cheapest option

Train  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Maibara to Gifu Ltd Exp Shirasagi / ...
  2. Take the train from Gifu to Takayama Ltd Exp Hida

$48 - $62

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Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Hikone to Takayama 119.4 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Hikone to Takayama is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3300 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Hikone to Takayama is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3300 and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hikone to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Minamihikone and arriving at Takayama via Maibara and Gifu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Hikone and Takayama is 133 km. The road distance is 191 km.

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The best way to get from Hikone to Takayama without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 14m and costs ¥6000 - ¥8000.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Hikone to Takayama, including transfers.

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Hikone to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Maibara station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hikone to Takayama is 191 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Hikone to Takayama.

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There are 106+ hotels available in Takayama. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hikone to Takayama.
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  • Distance: 83.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 14m

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

You can take a train from Hikone to Takayama via Maibara and Gifu in around 4h 20m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp

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