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There are 7 ways to get from Takayama to Kakamega by train, plane, taxi or bus

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Train to Chūbu Centrair, fly to Kisumu, taxi  •  29h 36m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Kisumu (KIS) NGO - KIS
  3. Take a taxi from Kisumu to Kakamega

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Train, train to Komatsu, fly to Kisumu, taxi  •  29h 37m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Toyama
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Kanazawa
  3. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Kisumu (KIS) KMQ - KIS
  4. Take a taxi from Kisumu to Kakamega

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Train to Chūbu Centrair, fly to Eldoret International  •  31h 14m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Eldoret International (EDL) NGO - EDL

Train to Chūbu Centrair, fly to Nairobi, Matatu, bus  •  34h 1m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Nairobi (NBO) NGO - NBO
  3. Take the Matatu from Nairobi to Naivasha
  4. Take the bus from Naivasha to Kakamega

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Kisumu, taxi  •  28h 12m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Toyama
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Ueno
  3. Take the train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
  4. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Kisumu (KIS) NRT - KIS
  5. Take a taxi from Kisumu to Kakamega

Train, train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Kisumu, taxi  •  28h 49m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Nagoya
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Shinagawa
  3. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kisumu (KIS) HND - KIS
  4. Take a taxi from Kisumu to Kakamega

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Nairobi, Matatu, bus  •  33h 52m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Toyama
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Ueno
  3. Take the train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
  4. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Nairobi (NBO) NRT - NBO
  5. Take the Matatu from Nairobi to Naivasha
  6. Take the bus from Naivasha to Kakamega

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Takayama to Kakamega is to train and fly and taxi, which costs ¥65000 - ¥150000 and takes 29h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Takayama to Kakamega is to train and fly and taxi which costs ¥85000 - ¥200000 and takes 28h 12m.

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The distance between Takayama and Kakamega is 11108 km.

It takes approximately 29h 36m to get from Takayama to Kakamega, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chūbu Centrair Airport to Kisumu Airport. The quickest flight takes 29h 40m and has two stopovers.

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Kakamega is 6h behind Takayama. It is currently 4:06 PM in Takayama and 10:06 AM in Kakamega.

EVA Air, Thai Smile, Hong Kong Express and 11 other airlines offer flights from Chūbu Centrair Airport to Kisumu Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Kakamega. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Takayama to Kakamega.
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  • Distance: 11107.8 km
  • Duration: 29h 36m

What companies run services between Takayama, Japan and Kakamega, Kenya?

There is no direct connection from Takayama to Kakamega. However, you can take the train to Nagoya, take the walk to Meitetsunagoya, take the train to Central Japan International Airport(Ngo), take the walk to Chūbu Centrair airport, fly to Kisumu, then take the taxi to Kakamega. Alternatively, you can take the train to Nagoya, take the walk to Meitetsunagoya, take the train to Central Japan International Airport(Ngo), take the walk to Chūbu Centrair airport, fly to Eldoret International, take the taxi to Kapsabet, then take the bus to Kakamega.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Gimhae, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Tokyo Narita, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Manila, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Incheon, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Suvarnabhumi, Mumbai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
29h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Singapore Changi, Mumbai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
29h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Taiwan Taoyuan, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Tokyo Narita, Mumbai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Noi Bai International, Mumbai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Tokyo Haneda, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Kisumu via Hong Kong, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Gimhae, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Tokyo Narita, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Manila, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
32h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Incheon, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Incheon, Addis Ababa, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
32h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,500
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Suvarnabhumi, Mumbai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
32h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Taiwan Taoyuan, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Noi Bai International, Mumbai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Incheon, Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,900
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Tokyo Haneda, Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,000
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Tokyo Haneda, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
35h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Komatsu to Kisumu via Tokyo Haneda, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
31h 57m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Komatsu to Kisumu via Tokyo Haneda, Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Komatsu to Kisumu via Fukuoka, Daegu, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Komatsu to Kisumu via Tokyo Haneda, Shenzhen Bao'an International, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Manila, Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Gimhae, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Suvarnabhumi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Singapore Changi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Tokyo Narita, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kisumu via Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kisumu via Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kisumu via Incheon, Addis Ababa, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kisumu via Mumbai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kisumu via Manila, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kisumu via Daegu, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kisumu via Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kisumu via Manila, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kisumu via Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kisumu via Guangzhou Baiyun, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kisumu via Istanbul, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kisumu via Shanghai Pudong, Addis Ababa, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kisumu via Osaka Kansai, Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nairobi via Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nairobi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Beijing Daxing, Changsha, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $6,500
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Incheon, Addis Ababa, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
32h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,500
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Tokyo Haneda, Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,000
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Eldoret International via Tianjin Binhai, Changsha, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $6,500
Flights from Komatsu to Kisumu via Tokyo Haneda, Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Komatsu to Kisumu via Tokyo Haneda, Shenzhen Bao'an International, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kisumu via Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kisumu via Incheon, Addis Ababa, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kisumu via Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kisumu via Istanbul, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Tokyo Haneda, Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Singapore Changi, Dubai
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Tokyo Narita, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nairobi via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Beijing Daxing, Changsha
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,300
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Tianjin Binhai, Shenzhen Bao'an International
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Tianjin Binhai, Changsha
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,200
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Manila, Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Suvarnabhumi, Doha
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nairobi via Doha
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nairobi via Incheon, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 27m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nairobi via Suvarnabhumi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Nairobi via Incheon, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nairobi via Incheon, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
AirKenya Express
Website
airkenya.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kisumu via Dubai, Entebbe
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kisumu via Incheon, Addis Ababa, Entebbe
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takayama to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
$30 - $45
Reserved Seat
$30 - $50
Green Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Takayama to Toyama
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
$18 - $27
Reserved Seat
$19 - $28
Green Seat
$26 - $40
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$21 - $28
Reserved seat
$27 - $35
Green seat
$30 - $45
Train from Toyama to Ueno
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $95
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Nagoya to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $85
Reserved seat
$70 - $90
Green seat
$90 - $120
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $19
Website
https://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/
Book at
https://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/tetudou/skyliner/e-ticket/en/
Keisei Railways
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2-3
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Nairobi to Naivasha
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.co.ke
Bus from Naivasha to Kakamega
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
coastbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kisumu to Kakamega
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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