There are 4 ways to get from Kanazawa to Kamikōchi by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Nagano Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Akashina JR Shinonoi / ...

$303 - $377

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanazawa Station to Takayama Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Matsumoto Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Matsumoto Station to Kamikochi BT

$81

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Nagano Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nagano to Kamikochi BT

$82 - $103

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kanazawa to Kamikōchi 95.1 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kanazawa to Kamikōchi is to drive which costs ¥1800 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanazawa to Kamikōchi is to drive which costs ¥1800 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Kanazawa and Kamikōchi is 99 km. The road distance is 152.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Kanazawa to Kamikōchi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kanazawa station to Kamikōchi. However, there are services departing from Kanazawa Station and arriving at Kamikochi BT via Takayama Bus Terminal and Matsumoto Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Kanazawa, Japan and Kamikōchi, Nagano, Japan?

You can take a train from Kanazawa to Kamikōchi via Nagano and Akashina in around 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kanazawa to Kamikōchi via Takayama Bus Terminal, Matsumoto Bus Terminal, Matsumoto Station, and Kamikochi BT in around 8 h 15 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $80
Green seat
$80 - $110
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagano to Akashina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Alpico Group
Phone
+886-2-2501-8559
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Nagano to Kamikochi BT
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Matsumoto Station to Kamikochi BT
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Kanazawa Station to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Matsumoto Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp

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