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

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Toyama Ltd Exp Hida
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Kanazawa Shinkansen Tsurugi / ...

$49 - $69

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

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

$31

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Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Takayama to Kanazawa 71.6 miles

$12 - $18

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Takayama Bus Terminal and arriving at Kanazawa Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Takayama to Kanazawa. However, there are services departing from Takayama and arriving at Kanazawa via Toyama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Takayama and Kanazawa is 77 km. The road distance is 114.5 km.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Kanazawa without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Takayama to Kanazawa, including transfers.

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Takayama to Kanazawa bus services, operated by Nouhi Bus, depart from Takayama Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Takayama to Kanazawa is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Takayama to Kanazawa bus services, operated by Nouhi Bus, arrive at Kanazawa Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Takayama to Kanazawa.
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  • Distance: 48 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Takayama to Kanazawa via Toyama in around 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, Nouhi Bus operates a bus from Takayama to Kanazawa 4 times a day. Tickets cost $31 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$25 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Kanazawa Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Takayama to Kanazawa is 115 km. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Takayama to Kanazawa.

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There are 170+ hotels available in Kanazawa. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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