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There are 3 ways to get from Pension Old String, Minakami to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Jomo-Kogen to Takasaki
  2. Take the train from Takasaki to Shin-Takaoka
  3. Take the train from Shin-Takaoka to Johana

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Jomo-Kogen to Takasaki
  2. Take the bus from 高崎駅東口 to 富山駅前
  3. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Drive

  1. Drive from Pension Old String, Minakami to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pension Old String, Minakami to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥3600 - ¥5500 and takes 3h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Pension Old String, Minakami to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥3600 - ¥5500 and takes 3h 53m.

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The distance between Pension Old String, Minakami and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 201 km. The road distance is 306.2 km.

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The best way to get from Pension Old String, Minakami to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to train which takes 6h 49m and costs ¥20000 - ¥29000.

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It takes approximately 6h 49m to get from Pension Old String, Minakami to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pension Old String, Minakami to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 306 km. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Pension Old String, Minakami to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.

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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 Pension Old String, Minakami to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 200.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 49m

What companies run services between Pension Old String, Minakami, Japan and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, Japan?

You can take a train from Pension Old String, Minakami to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama via Jomo-Kogen, Takasaki, Shin-Takaoka, Johana, Johanaekimae, and Gatsushonosato in around 6h 49m.

Train operators
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 Jomo-Kogen to Takasaki
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥4100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2500 - ¥3400
Reserved seat
¥3300 - ¥4100
Green seat
¥3900 - ¥5500
Train from Takasaki to Shin-Takaoka
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥11000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥7500 - ¥11000
Reserved seat
¥9000 - ¥11000
Green seat
¥11000 - ¥15000
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 Shin-Takaoka to Johana
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥480 - ¥700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nippon Chuo Bus Co
Phone
+81 27-287-4000
Website
ncbbus.co.jp
Bus from 高崎駅東口 to 富山駅前
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥6000
Schedules at
ncbbus.co.jp
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

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