There are 7 ways to get from Okayama to Takayama by train, bus, car or plane

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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 - $150

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Bus  •  8 h 32 min

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

$67 - $88

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Train, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Okayama to Kyoto
  2. Take the bus from Kyōto to Meitetsu Bus Centre
  3. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Takayama Bus Terminal

$100 - $119

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Okayama to Takayama 284.3 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Izumo, fly to Nagoya, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Okayama to Shinji
  2. Fly from Izumo (IZO) to Nagoya (NKM) IZO - NKM
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$199 - $432

Train to Kochi, fly to Nagoya, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Okayama to Kochi(Kochi)
  2. Fly from Kochi (KCZ) to Nagoya (NKM) KCZ - NKM
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$179 - $402

Train to Matsuyama, fly to Nagoya, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Okayama to Matsuyama(Ehime)
  2. Fly from Matsuyama (MYJ) to Nagoya (NGO) MYJ - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$171 - $452

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Okayama to Takayama without a car is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Okayama to Takayama, including transfers.

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Okayama to Takayama bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, depart from Okayama station.

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Okayama to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Okayama station.

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The best way to get from Okayama to Takayama is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Izumo Airport to Nagoya Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Okayama to Takayama.
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  • Distance: 214.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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.

Airlines
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Izumo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Kochi to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Matsuyama to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Matsuyama to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $100
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Okayama to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $100
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Takayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Shinji
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Kochi(Kochi)
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Matsuyama(Ehime)
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Meitetsu Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23
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
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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Okayama to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Takayama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Okayama to Takayama is 455 km. It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to drive from Okayama to Takayama.

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Fuji Dream offers flights from Izumo Airport to Nagoya Airport.

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