There are 3 ways to get from Takayama to Hikone by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Gifu Ltd Exp Hida
  2. Take the train from Gifu to Maibara Ltd Exp Shirasagi / ...

$50 - $63

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Meitetsu Nagoya
  2. Take the train from Gifu-Hashima to Maibara Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$69 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Takayama to Hikone 119.3 miles

$20 - $29

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No, there is no direct train from Takayama to Hikone. However, there are services departing from Takayama and arriving at Minamihikone via Gifu and Maibara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Takayama and Hikone is 133 km. The road distance is 190.9 km.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Hikone without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Takayama to Hikone, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Takayama to Hikone is 191 km. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Takayama to Hikone.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Hikone. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Takayama to Hikone.
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  • Distance: 83.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Takayama to Hikone via Gifu and Maibara in around 3 h 44 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
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

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