There are 5 ways to get from Osaka to Shirakawa-go by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Japan Railways Thunderbird, bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Kanazawa Ltd Exp Thunderbird
  2. Take the bus from Kanazawa Station to Shirakawago, Gifu

$94 - $98

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Train Kintetsu Limited Express, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka-Namba to Kintetsunagoya Kintetsu Ltd Exp
  2. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Shirakawago

$72 - $87

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Higashi-umeda to Takayama Bus Terminal

$73

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Shirakawa-go 199.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  8 h 8 min

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

$340 - $413

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka to Shirakawa-go. However, there are services departing from Osaka Higashi-umeda and arriving at Shirakawago via Takayama Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Shirakawa-go is 215 km. The road distance is 318.5 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Shirakawa-go without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Osaka to Shirakawa-go, including transfers.

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Osaka to Shirakawa-go bus services, operated by Nouhi Bus, depart from Osaka Higashi-umeda station.

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

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Osaka to Shirakawa-go bus services, operated by Nouhi Bus, arrive at Takayama Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Shirakawa-go is 319 km. It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to drive from Osaka to Shirakawa-go.

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Ibex Airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Airport to Komatsu Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Shirakawa-go. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Shirakawa-go.
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  • Distance: 134.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Shirakawa-go, Japan?

Nouhi Bus operates a bus from Osaka to Shirakawa-go 4 times a day. Tickets cost $42 and the journey takes 5 h 12 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Matsuyama, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Oita, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,900
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$63 - $67
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka-Namba to Kintetsunagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
$31
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Higashi-umeda to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Shirakawago
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
highwaybus.com

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