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

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Train  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Takasaki to Toyama Shinkansen Hakutaka
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama Ltd Exp Hida

$89 - $118

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Train, bus via Matsumoto Bus Terminal  •  5h 53m

  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  •  7h 22m

  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  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from 高崎駅東口 to Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal [Highway Bus] Maebashi・Takasaki - Tokyo Line
  2. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC

$72 - $83

Drive  •  3h 20m

  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 3h 20m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Takasaki to Takayama. However, there are services departing from 高崎駅東口 and arriving at Takayama BC via Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 36m.

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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 Toyama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 18m.

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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 4h 18m and costs ¥10000 - ¥14000.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Takasaki to Takayama, including transfers.

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Takasaki to Takayama bus services, operated by Nippon Chuo Bus Co, depart from 高崎駅東口 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 4h 18m and costs ¥10000 - ¥14000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥8000 - ¥9500 and takes 8h 36m.

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  • Distance: 100 miles
  • Duration: 4h 18m

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

You can take a train from Takasaki to Takayama via Toyama in around 4h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Takasaki to Takayama via Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo in around 8h 36m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takasaki to Toyama
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $85
Reserved seat
$70 - $90
Green seat
$95 - $130
Train from Takasaki to Nagano
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$50 - $70
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
1h 18m
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
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Omachi Onsen to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Nippon Chuo Bus Co
Website
ncbbus.co.jp
Bus from 高崎駅東口 to Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
ncbbus.co.jp
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
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 3h 20m to drive from Takasaki to Takayama.

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