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There are 5 ways to get from Takamatsu to Kōya by bus, train, subway or car

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

Bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Yumetown Takamatsu to Kansai Airport Terminal 1

$226 - $266

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ritsurin Garden to Namba(Nankai)
  2. Take the train from Namba(Nankai) to Gokurakubashi Nankai Koya Exp

$39 - $41

3 alternative options

Train, subway  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Shin-Osaka
  3. Take the subway from Shin-Osaka to Dobutsuen-Mae
  4. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Hashimoto(Wakayama)
  5. Take the train from Hashimoto(Wakayama) to Gokurakubashi

$65 - $97

Train  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Shin-Osaka
  3. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Gokurakubashi

$71 - $103

Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Takamatsu to Kōya 157.8 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Takamatsu to Kōya is to drive which costs ¥3000 - ¥4400 and takes 3h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Takamatsu to Kōya is to drive which costs ¥3000 - ¥4400 and takes 3h 19m.

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The distance between Takamatsu and Kōya is 142 km. The road distance is 252.5 km.

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The best way to get from Takamatsu to Kōya without a car is to bus which takes 5h 5m and costs ¥25000 - ¥30000.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Takamatsu to Kōya, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Takamatsu to Kōya is to bus which takes 5h 5m and costs ¥25000 - ¥30000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥8000 - ¥12000 and takes 5h 8m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Takamatsu to Kōya is 252 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Takamatsu to Kōya.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Kōya. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Takamatsu to Kōya.
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  • Distance: 88.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Takamatsu, Japan and Kōya, Wakayama, Japan?

Nankai Bus operates a bus from Takamatsu to Kōya every 4 hours. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 3h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Takamatsu to Kōya via Okayama, Shin-Osaka, Shin-Osaka, Dobutsuen-Mae, Shinimamiya, Gokurakubashi, Gokurakubashi, Kōyasan-eki, and Kōyasan Station in around 5h 8m.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Nankai Railways
Website
howto-osaka.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Hashimoto(Wakayama)
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hashimoto(Wakayama) to Gokurakubashi
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Gokurakubashi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Namba(Nankai) to Gokurakubashi
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Yumetown Takamatsu to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Takamatsu Express
Bus from Ritsurin Garden to Namba(Nankai)
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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