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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kyoto
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Kanazawa

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Train to Fukuoka, fly to Komatsu, bus

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

3 alternative options

Train, bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama

Bus to Izumo, fly to Nagoya Airfield, bus

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to 宍道(山陰道)
  2. Fly from Izumo (IZO) to Nagoya Airfield (NKM)
  3. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Shirakawago

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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥7000 - ¥11000 and takes 7h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to train which costs ¥29000 - ¥40000 and takes 5h 33m.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 459 km. The road distance is 634 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs ¥29000 - ¥40000.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Hiroshima to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Komatsu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 634 km. It takes approximately 7h 8m to drive from Hiroshima to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.

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Oriental Air Bridge and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Fukuoka Airport to Komatsu Airport.

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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 Hiroshima to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 459.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

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

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama via Kyoto and Kanazawa in around 5h 33m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥41000
Oriental Air Bridge
Website
orc-air.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥40000
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Izumo to Nagoya Airfield
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥39000
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 Hiroshima to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥12000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥8500 - ¥12000
Reserved seat
¥9500 - ¥12000
Green seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Train from Hiroshima to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥16000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥11000 - ¥15000
Reserved seat
¥12000 - ¥16000
Green seat
¥16000 - ¥22000
Train from Hiroshima to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥9500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Reserved seat
¥7500 - ¥9500
Green seat
¥9500 - ¥13000
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥8000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥5000 - ¥8000
Reserved Seat
¥5500 - ¥8000
Green Seat
¥8000 - ¥11000
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
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
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to 宍道(山陰道)
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥330 - ¥4000
Schedules at
hiroden.co.jp

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