There are 4 ways to get from Okayama to Takayama by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Okayama to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Takayama Bus Terminal

$101 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 32 min

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

$88

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Okayama to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama Ltd Exp Hida

$109 - $151

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Okayama to Takayama 284.3 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Okayama to Takayama is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥8000 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Okayama to Takayama is to train and bus which costs ¥11000 - ¥15000 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Okayama and Takayama is 343 km. The road distance is 454.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Okayama to Takayama, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Okayama to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Okayama and arriving at Takayama Bus Terminal via Meitetsu Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Okayama to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Okayama and arriving at Takayama via Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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

You can take a train from Okayama to Takayama via Nagoya in around 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Okayama to Takayama via Nagoya and Meitetsu Nagoya in around 8 h 32 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
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
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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