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

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Train  •  4 h 27 min

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

$48 - $62

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 33 min

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

$70 - $94

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Hikone to Takayama 119.4 miles

$20 - $29

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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 4 h 27 min.

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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 which takes 4 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min 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 2 h 34 min to drive from Hikone to Takayama.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Takayama. Prices start at $44 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: 4 h 27 min

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 4 h 27 min.

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

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