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

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Train, bus via Toyama

  1. Take the train from Ikuji to Toyama
  2. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Cheapest

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Ikuji to Takaoka(Toyama)
  2. Take the bus from Takaokaekimaenanabannoriba to Gatsushonosato

Train, bus #2

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

Train, bus #3

  1. Take the train from Ikuji to Takaoka(Toyama)
  2. Take the train from Takaoka(Toyama) to Johana
  3. Take the bus from Johanaekimae to Gatsushonosato

Drive

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

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The cost-effective way to get from Kurobe Gawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive, which costs ¥1200 - ¥1800 and takes 1h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Kurobe Gawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1800 and takes 1h 17m.

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The distance between Kurobe Gawa and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 75 km. The road distance is 103.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kurobe Gawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to train and bus via Toyama which takes 3h 27m and costs ¥3400 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Kurobe Gawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kurobe Gawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 104 km. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Kurobe Gawa 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 Kurobe Gawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 75.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 27m

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

There is no direct connection from Kurobe Gawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. However, you can take the train to Toyama, 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 a vehicle from Kurobe Gawa to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama via Takaoka(Toyama), Takaokaekimaenanabannoriba, and Gatsushonosato in around 3h 30m.

Train operators
Ainokaze Toyama Railway
Website
ainokaze.co.jp
Train from Ikuji to Toyama
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Ikuji to Takaoka(Toyama)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1200
Schedules at
hyperdia.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 Kurobe-Unazukionsen to Shin-Takaoka
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥4400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2700 - ¥3700
Reserved seat
¥3500 - ¥4400
Green seat
¥4200 - ¥5500
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takaoka(Toyama) to Johana
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥750
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
Bus from Takaokaekimaenanabannoriba to Gatsushonosato
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1100
Schedules at
kaetsunou.co.jp
Bus from Johanaekimae to Gatsushonosato
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥400 - ¥600
Schedules at
kaetsunou.co.jp

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