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There are 4 ways to get from Matsukura Castle to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama by bus, train or car

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Bus, train via Toyama

  1. Take the bus from 北山鉱泉前 to 魚津駅前
  2. Take the train from Uozu to Toyama
  3. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Cheapest option

Train, bus

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

2 alternative options

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from 鹿熊 to 魚津駅前
  2. Take the bus from Uozu Sta. to KurobeUnazuki Onsen Sta.
  3. Take the train from Kurobe-Unazukionsen to Shin-Takaoka
  4. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Drive

  1. Drive from Matsukura Castle to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama

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The cheapest way to get from Matsukura Castle to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Matsukura Castle to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 1h 10m.

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The distance between Matsukura Castle and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 64 km. The road distance is 91 km.

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The best way to get from Matsukura Castle to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to bus and train via Toyama which takes 4h 56m and costs ¥3400 - ¥6000.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Matsukura Castle to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matsukura Castle to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 91 km. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Matsukura Castle 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 Matsukura Castle to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 63.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

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

There is no direct connection from Matsukura Castle to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. However, you can take the walk to 北山鉱泉前, take the bus to 魚津駅前, take the walk to Uozu, 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 Matsukura Castle to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama via 鹿熊, 魚津駅前, Uozu, Takaoka(Toyama), Takaokaekimaenanabannoriba, and Gatsushonosato in around 4h 48m.

Train operators
Ainokaze Toyama Railway
Website
ainokaze.co.jp
Train from Uozu to Toyama
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥600
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Uozu to Takaoka(Toyama)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥1000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Toyama Chihō Railway (Chitetsu)
Website
chitetsu.co.jp
Train from Shinuozu to Dentetsutoyama
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1100
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
Bus operators
Uozu city bus
Phone
+81 765 23 1380
Website
city.uozu.toyama.jp
Bus from 北山鉱泉前 to 魚津駅前
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥200
Schedules at
city.uozu.toyama.jp
Bus from 鹿熊 to 魚津駅前
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥200
Schedules at
city.uozu.toyama.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
Bus from Takaokaekimaenanabannoriba to Gatsushonosato
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1100
Schedules at
kaetsunou.co.jp
Ainori Shuttle (Uozu taxi)
Phone
0120-489-054
Website
uozu-kanko.jp
Bus from Uozu Sta. to KurobeUnazuki Onsen Sta.
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1000
Schedules at
uozu-kanko.jp

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