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There are 5 ways to get from Takasaki to Takayama by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Takasaki to Nagano
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Toyama
  3. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama

$103 - $143

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Train, bus via Matsumoto Bus Terminal  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Takasaki to Nagano
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Matsumoto
  3. Take the bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Takayama Bus Terminal

$71 - $91

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Takasaki to Nagano
  2. Take the bus from Nagano to Omachi Onsen
  3. Take the bus from Omachi Onsen to Takayama Bus Terminal

$93 - $108

Bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Takasaki to Haneda Airport Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC

$92 - $106

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Takasaki to Takayama 144.2 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Takasaki to Takayama is to drive which costs ¥2700 - ¥4000 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Takasaki to Takayama is to drive which costs ¥2700 - ¥4000 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Takasaki to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Takasaki and arriving at Takayama BC via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 and Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Takasaki to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Takasaki and arriving at Takayama via Nagano and Toyama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Takasaki and Takayama is 160 km. The road distance is 230.7 km.

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The best way to get from Takasaki to Takayama without a car is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥17000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Takasaki to Takayama, including transfers.

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Takasaki to Takayama bus services, operated by Airport Limousine, depart from Takasaki station.

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Takasaki to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Takasaki station.

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The best way to get from Takasaki to Takayama is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥17000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥10000 - ¥12000 and takes 9 h 33 min.

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  • Distance: 100 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Takasaki, Japan and Takayama, Japan?

You can take a train from Takasaki to Takayama via Nagano and Toyama in around 4 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Takasaki to Takayama via Haneda Airport Terminal 1, Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal, and Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo in around 9 h 33 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takasaki to Nagano
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$50 - $70
Train from Nagano to Toyama
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Japan Railways Limited Express
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 Nagano to Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Omachi Onsen to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Alpico Group
Phone
+886-2-2501-8559
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Nagano to Omachi Onsen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Airport Limousine
Website
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Takasaki to Haneda Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
limousinebus.co.jp
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
highwaybus.com

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Takasaki to Takayama bus services, operated by Keio Dentetsu Bus, arrive at Takayama BC station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Takasaki to Takayama is 231 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Takasaki to Takayama.

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