There are 4 ways to get from Shin Osaka to Takayama by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Takayama Bus Terminal

$73 - $91

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Bus  •  6 h 28 min

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

$56 - $58

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama Ltd Exp Hida

$81 - $114

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Shin Osaka to Takayama 186.1 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct train from Shin Osaka to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Shin-Osaka and arriving at Takayama via Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Shin Osaka and Takayama is 222 km. The road distance is 297.8 km.

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The best way to get from Shin Osaka to Takayama without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Shin Osaka to Takayama, including transfers.

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Shin Osaka to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Osaka station.

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The best way to get from Shin Osaka to Takayama is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 28 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Shin Osaka to Takayama is 298 km. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Shin Osaka to Takayama.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Takayama. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shin Osaka to Takayama.
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  • Distance: 138.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Shin Osaka, Japan and Takayama, Japan?

You can take a train from Shin Osaka to Takayama via Nagoya in around 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shin Osaka to Takayama via Kyoto, Kyōto, Meitetsu Bus Centre, and Meitetsu Nagoya in around 6 h 28 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
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

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