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There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama by train, plane, bus, car or car ferry

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Train, fly to Toyama, bus  •  18h 10m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Toyama (TOY) KUL - TOY
  3. Take the bus from Toyama Kitokito Airport to Shirakawago, Gifu

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Train, fly to Komatsu, bus  •  17h 56m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Komatsu (KMQ) KUL - KMQ
  3. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Train, fly to Chūbu Centrair, bus  •  18h 3m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) KUL - NGO
  3. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Hatogaya

Train, fly to Noto, bus  •  20h 36m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Noto (NTQ) KUL - NTQ
  3. Take the bus from Notosatoyama Airport to Kanazawa
  4. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Train, fly to Tokyo Haneda, bus  •  16h 32m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) KUL - HND
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Takaoka
  4. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Train, fly to Tokyo Narita, bus  •  16h 43m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) KUL - NRT
  3. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Keisei-Ueno
  4. Take the train from Ueno to Shin-Takaoka
  5. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Drive, car ferry  •  4 days 17h

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai
  2. Take the car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
  3. Drive from Osaka International Ferry Terminal to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama

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The cost-effective way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to train and fly and bus, which costs RM 1000 - RM 3200 and takes 18h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to train and fly and bus which costs RM 1300 - RM 3800 and takes 16h 32m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 5162 km.

It takes approximately 18h 10m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Toyama Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 35m and has one stopover.

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Thai Smile, Thai Airways International, Singapore Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Toyama Airport.

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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 Kuala Lumpur to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 5162.2 km
  • Duration: 18h 10m

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

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. However, you can take the train to KLIA T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Toyama, take the walk to Toyama Kitokito Airport, take the bus to Shirakawago, take the bus to Gatsushonosato, then take the walk to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. Alternatively, you can take the train to KLIA T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Komatsu, take the walk to Komatsu Airport, take the bus to Komatsu Station, take the walk to Komatsu, take the train to Kanazawa, 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.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥35000 - ¥100000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda, New Chitose
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥38000 - ¥110000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Toyama via Soekarno–Hatta, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥39000 - ¥120000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥35000 - ¥100000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Komatsu via Incheon, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥49000 - ¥110000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥160000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noto via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥35000 - ¥100000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noto via Suvarnabhumi, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥140000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noto via Soekarno–Hatta, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥39000 - ¥120000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noto via Shanghai Pudong, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥75000 - ¥140000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noto via Singapore Changi, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥36000 - ¥110000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥85000 - ¥110000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥95000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Toyama via Singapore Changi, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥23000 - ¥85000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Komatsu via Guangzhou Baiyun, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥36000 - ¥80000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Komatsu via Osaka Kansai, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥39000 - ¥95000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Komatsu via Singapore Changi, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥36000 - ¥85000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥140000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥36000 - ¥85000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥39000 - ¥95000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Toyama via Singapore Changi, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥36000 - ¥110000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Komatsu via Singapore Changi, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥36000 - ¥110000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥340000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥85000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥220000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥140000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥36000 - ¥85000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥39000 - ¥95000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Toyama via Suvarnabhumi, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥140000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Komatsu via Suvarnabhumi, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥140000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥85000 - ¥210000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥140000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥220000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Haneda via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥48000 - ¥95000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥40000 - ¥140000
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Toyama via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥95000 - ¥170000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Toyama via Singapore Changi, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥23000 - ¥85000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥140000
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Manila
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥80000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chūbu Centrair via Incheon
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥70000 - ¥160000
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1600
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
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 Tokyo to Shin-Takaoka
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥14000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥9500 - ¥14000
Reserved seat
¥11000 - ¥14000
Green seat
¥14000 - ¥19000
Train from Ueno to Shin-Takaoka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥14000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥9500 - ¥13000
Reserved seat
¥11000 - ¥14000
Green seat
¥14000 - ¥19000
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Keisei-Ueno
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥2520
Website
https://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/
Book at
https://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/tetudou/skyliner/e-ticket/en/
Keisei Railways
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Keisei-Ueno
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥1200
Schedules at
keisei.co.jp
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Toyama Kitokito Airport to Shirakawago, Gifu
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥3300
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
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
Gifu Bus
Phone
058-240-0489
Website
gifubus.co.jp
Bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Hatogaya
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4000
Schedules at
gifubus.co.jp
Adult
¥3000 - ¥4000
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Notosatoyama Airport to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥2800
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp
Ferry operators
China-Japan International Ferry Co
Phone
06-6536-6541
Website
shinganjin.com
Car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
46h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥25000
Schedules at
shinganjin.com
2nd Class B
¥20000
1st Class
¥25000
Special Class
¥40000
VIP
¥100000
Shanghai Ferry Company
Website
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
47h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥25000
Schedules at
shinganjin.com
2nd Class B
¥20000
1st Class
¥25000
Special Class
¥40000
VIP
¥100000

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