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There are 3 ways to get from Kanazawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato Takaokaekimae-Shirakawago

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Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kanazawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama 54.8 km

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Kanazawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama 54.8 km
Kanazawa → Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama
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The cheapest way to get from Kanazawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥650 - ¥950 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanazawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to taxi which costs ¥19000 - ¥23000 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Kanazawa and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 33 km. The road distance is 54.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kanazawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to bus which takes 2h 34m and costs ¥3200 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 2h 34m to get from Kanazawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kanazawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 55 km. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Kanazawa 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 Kanazawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 32.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 34m

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

Kaetsuno Bus operates a bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato 3 times a day. Tickets cost ¥750 - ¥1100 and the journey takes 1h 19m.

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
Other operators
Taxi from Kanazawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥23000
Ishikawa Kintetsu
Phone
+81 570-08-3265
Website
ishikawakintetsu.co.jp
Fuji Taxi
Phone
+81 76-237-1020
Website
fuji-taxinet.jp
Daiwa Taxi
Phone
+8176-266-5166
Website
daiwa-taxi.com

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