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

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Train  •  3 h 23 min

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

$75 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Kyoto Station

$43 - $45

2 alternative options

Bus via Meitetsu Nagoya  •  5 h 49 min

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

$51 - $53

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Takayama to Arashiyama 168 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Takayama to Arashiyama. However, there are services departing from Takayama and arriving at Sagaarashiyama via Nagoya and Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Takayama and Arashiyama is 189 km. The road distance is 268.8 km.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Arashiyama without a car is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Takayama to Arashiyama, including transfers.

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Takayama to Arashiyama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Takayama station.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Arashiyama is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 32 min.

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Takayama to Arashiyama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kyoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Takayama to Arashiyama is 269 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Takayama to Arashiyama.

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There are 2163+ hotels available in Arashiyama. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Takayama to Arashiyama.
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  • Distance: 118.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Takayama to Arashiyama via Nagoya and Kyoto in around 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, Nouhi Bus operates a bus from Takayama to Arashiyama 4 times a day. Tickets cost $42 and the journey takes 4 h 7 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Kyoto Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Meitetsu Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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