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There are 5 ways to get from Takamatsu to Wakayama by train, bus, car or car ferry

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Train  •  3h 34m

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

¥8322 - ¥12754

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from Takamatsu to Tokushima
  2. Take the car ferry from Tokushima to Wakayamako

¥2862 - ¥3249

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Bus  •  4h 30m

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

¥6300

Bus, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Ritsurin Garden to Namba(Nankai)
  2. Take the train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi Ltd Exp Southern / ...

¥3300 - ¥5000

Bus via Kobe  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Takamatsu Station to Sannomiya BT
  2. Take the bus from Kobe Sannomiya to Kansai Airport Terminal 2

¥6950 - ¥7150

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The cheapest way to get from Takamatsu to Wakayama is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥2800 - ¥3300 and takes 3h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Takamatsu to Wakayama is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥2800 - ¥3300 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Takamatsu to Wakayama station. However, there are services departing from Yumetown Takamatsu and arriving at Wakayama Station via Kansai Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Takamatsu to Wakayama. However, there are services departing from Takamatsu(Kagawa) and arriving at Wakayama via Okayama and Shin-Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Takamatsu and Wakayama is 103 km.

The best way to get from Takamatsu to Wakayama without a car is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs ¥8000 - ¥13000.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Takamatsu to Wakayama, including transfers.

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Takamatsu to Wakayama bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, depart from Yumetown Takamatsu station.

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Takamatsu to Wakayama train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Takamatsu(Kagawa) station.

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The best way to get from Takamatsu to Wakayama is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs ¥8000 - ¥13000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6300 and takes 4h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Takamatsu to Wakayama.
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  • Distance: 64.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

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

You can take a train from Takamatsu to Wakayama via Okayama and Shin-Osaka in around 3h 34m. Alternatively, Nankai Bus operates a bus from Takamatsu to Wakayama every 4 hours. Tickets cost ¥5150 and the journey takes 3h 23m.

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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1600
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥2800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Wakayama
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥2700
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
¥5150
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Takamatsu Express
Website
footbus.co.jp
Bus from Ritsurin Garden to Namba(Nankai)
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2300
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Takamatsu Station to Sannomiya BT
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥3900
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kobe Sannomiya to Kansai Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥2100
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Ferry operators
Nankai ferry
Website
nankai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Tokushima to Wakayamako
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2000
Schedules at
nankai-ferry.co.jp
Passenger
¥2000
Car (3-4m long)
¥7600
Car (4-5m long)
¥9600

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Takamatsu to Wakayama bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, arrive at Kansai Airport Terminal 1 station.

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Takamatsu to Wakayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Wakayama station.

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