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There are 5 ways to get from Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station by train, bus 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.

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Toyama
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Takasaki
  3. Take the train from Takasaki to Echigo-Yuzawa

$116 - $164

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Train  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Inotani
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Tomari(Toyama)
  3. Take the train from Tomari(Toyama) to Naoetsu
  4. Take the train from Naoetsu to Echigo-Yuzawa

$42 - $55

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Toyama
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Tomari(Toyama)
  3. Take the train from Tomari(Toyama) to Naoetsu
  4. Take the train from Naoetsu to Echigo-Yuzawa

$57 - $64

Bus Keio Dentetsu Bus, train  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Takayama BC to Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo
  2. Take the bus from Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal to 高崎駅東口
  3. Take the train from Takasaki to Echigo-Yuzawa

$99 - $128

Drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station 158.9 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station is to drive which costs ¥3000 - ¥4400 and takes 3h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station is to drive which costs ¥3000 - ¥4400 and takes 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station. However, there are services departing from Takayama and arriving at Echigo-Yuzawa via Toyama and Takasaki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Takayama and Echigo-Yuzawa Station is 165 km. The road distance is 254.3 km.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station without a car is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs ¥13000 - ¥19000.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station, including transfers.

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Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Takayama station.

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Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Echigo-Yuzawa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station is 254 km. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Echigo-Yuzawa Station. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station.
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  • Distance: 103.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Takayama, Japan and Echigo-Yuzawa Station, Japan?

You can take a train from Takayama to Echigo-Yuzawa Station via Toyama and Takasaki in around 5h 12m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Takasaki
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $85
Reserved seat
$70 - $90
Green seat
$95 - $130
Train from Takasaki to Echigo-Yuzawa
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $55
Ainokaze Toyama Railway
Website
ainokaze.co.jp
Train from Toyama to Tomari(Toyama)
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Echigo Tokimeki Railway
Website
echigo-tokimeki.co.jp
Train from Tomari(Toyama) to Naoetsu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hokuetsu Express
Website
hokuhoku-line.jp
Train from Naoetsu to Echigo-Yuzawa
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Takayama to Inotani
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Toyama
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Takayama BC to Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Nippon Chuo Bus Co
Website
ncbbus.co.jp
Bus from Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal to 高崎駅東口
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
ncbbus.co.jp

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