There are 8 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirakawa-go 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.

Recommended option

Train Japan Railways Thunderbird, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kanazawa
  3. Take the bus from Kanazawa Station to Shirakawago, Gifu

$115 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus via Meitetsu Nagoya  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kintetsu Nara Station
  2. Take the bus from Kintetsu Nara Station to Meitetsu Nagoya
  3. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Shirakawago

$80

6 alternative options

Train, bus via Nagoya  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama
  4. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Shirakawago

$131 - $164

Bus Nouhi Bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyoto Station
  2. Take the bus from Kyoto Station to Takayama Bus Terminal

$98 - $100

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirakawa-go 220.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Toyama, bus  •  6 h 53 min

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

$160 - $694

Fly to Komatsu, bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Komatsu (KMQ) KIX - KMQ
  2. Take the bus from Kanazawa Station to Shirakawago, Gifu

$235 - $395

Fly to Wajima, train, bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Wajima (NTQ) KIX - NTQ
  2. Take the train from Nanao to Kanazawa
  3. Take the bus from Kanazawa Station to Shirakawago, Gifu

$268 - $422

What companies run services between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan and Shirakawa-go, Japan?

You can take a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirakawa-go via Kyoto Station, Takayama Bus Terminal, and Shirakawago in around 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Taipei
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Wajima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Taipei
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via Seoul
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Takayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$64 - $69
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nanao to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Kanazawa Station to Shirakawago, Gifu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Shirakawago
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Toyama to Shirakawago, Gifu
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyoto Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kintetsu Nara Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kintetsu Nara Station to Meitetsu Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Shirakawago
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
highwaybus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirakawa-go?

The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Shirakawa-go is 253 km. The road distance is 352 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirakawa-go?

The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirakawa-go is to drive which costs ¥4000 - ¥6000 and takes 4 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirakawa-go?

The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirakawa-go is to drive which takes 4 h 22 min and costs ¥4000 - ¥6000.

Is there a direct bus between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Shirakawa-go?

No, there is no direct bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirakawa-go. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Shirakawago via Kyoto Station and Takayama Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirakawa-go?

It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirakawa-go, including transfers.