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There are 3 ways to get from Nakatsugawa to Takayama by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Nakatsugawa to Tajimi JR Chuo Rapid / ...
  2. Take the train from Minoota to Takayama Jr Takayama / ...

$25 - $37

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chuodo Magome to Meitetsu Nagoya
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Takayama Bus Terminal

$49

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Nakatsugawa to Takayama 63.8 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Nakatsugawa to Takayama is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1800 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nakatsugawa to Takayama is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1800 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nakatsugawa station to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Nakatsugawa Station and arriving at Takayama Bus Terminal via Chuodo Magome and Meitetsu Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nakatsugawa to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Nakatsugawa and arriving at Takayama via Tajimi and Minoota. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Nakatsugawa and Takayama is 76 km. The road distance is 102.1 km.

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The best way to get from Nakatsugawa to Takayama without a car is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs ¥2800 - ¥4200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Nakatsugawa to Takayama, including transfers.

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Nakatsugawa to Takayama bus services, operated by Meitetsu Bus, depart from Chuodo Magome station.

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Nakatsugawa to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Nakatsugawa station.

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The best way to get from Nakatsugawa to Takayama is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs ¥2800 - ¥4200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5525 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Nakatsugawa to Takayama.
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  • Distance: 47.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Nakatsugawa, Japan and Takayama, Japan?

You can take a train from Nakatsugawa to Takayama via Tajimi and Minoota in around 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nakatsugawa to Takayama via Magome, Chuodo Magome, and Meitetsu Nagoya in around 5 h 21 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nakatsugawa to Tajimi
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Minoota to Takayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Chuodo Magome to Meitetsu Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp

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Nakatsugawa to Takayama bus services, operated by Nouhi Bus, arrive at Takayama Bus Terminal station.

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Nakatsugawa to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Takayama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nakatsugawa to Takayama is 102 km. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Nakatsugawa to Takayama.

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