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There are 7 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Osaka
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Kanazawa

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Osaka
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Kanazawa
  3. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

5 alternative options

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyōto (Station)
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  3. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Hatogaya

Drive

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama

Fly to Toyama, bus

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Toyama (TOY)
  2. Take the bus from Toyama Kitokito Airport to Shirakawago, Gifu

Fly to Komatsu, bus

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Komatsu (KMQ)
  2. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Fly to Noto, bus

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Noto (NTQ)
  2. Take the bus from Notosatoyama Airport to Kanazawa
  3. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

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The most affordable way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive, which costs ¥4800 - ¥7000 and takes 4h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥4800 - ¥7000 and takes 4h 33m.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 264 km. The road distance is 402.8 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs ¥22000 - ¥31000.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Toyama Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 403 km. It takes approximately 4h 33m to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.

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Japan Airlines, Peach Aviation Limited and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Toyama Airport.

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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 Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 264.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, Japan?

You can take a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama via Osaka and Kanazawa in around 5h 32m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥35000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥48000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥75000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥37000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥70000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Noto via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥36000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥34000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥75000
Train operators
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 Kansai Airport to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥9500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Reserved Seat
¥6500 - ¥9500
Green Seat
¥9500 - ¥13000
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 Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4400 - ¥6000
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥6500
Green seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Bus operators
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyōto (Station)
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥2600
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Gifu Bus
Phone
058-240-0489
Website
gifubus.co.jp
Bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Hatogaya
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4000
Schedules at
gifubus.co.jp
Adult
¥3000 - ¥4000
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
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Toyama Kitokito Airport to Shirakawago, Gifu
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥3300
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Notosatoyama Airport to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥2800
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp

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