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There are 2 ways to get from Iiyama-eki to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama by train, bus or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Iiyama to Shin-Takaoka
  2. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

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Drive

  1. Drive from Iiyama-eki to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama
Iiyama-eki → Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 0120-565653.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 2 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from Iiyama-eki to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive, which costs ¥2600 - ¥3900 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Iiyama-eki to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3900 and takes 2h 34m.

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The distance between Iiyama-eki and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 141 km. The road distance is 220.5 km.

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The best way to get from Iiyama-eki to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 30m and costs ¥5500 - ¥8500.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Iiyama-eki to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iiyama-eki to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 221 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Iiyama-eki to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. Prices start at ¥11250 per night.

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Map of how to get from Iiyama-eki to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 140.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

There is no direct connection from Iiyama-eki to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. However, you can take the walk to Iiyama, take the train to Shin-Takaoka, take the walk to Shintakaokaeki4ban, take the bus to Gatsushonosato, then take the walk to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.

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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Iiyama to Shin-Takaoka
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4900 - ¥6500
Reserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Green seat
¥7000 - ¥9500
Bus operators
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

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