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

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Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Minoota Jr Takayama / ...

$19 - $28

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Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Shirakawago
  2. Take the bus from Shirakawago to Kosoku Seki

$64

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Takayama to Seki 65.8 miles

$11 - $16

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No, there is no direct bus from Takayama to Seki. However, there are services departing from Takayama Bus Terminal and arriving at Kosoku Seki via Shirakawago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Takayama to Seki. However, there are services departing from Takayama and arriving at Seki via Mino-Ōta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Takayama and Seki is 77 km. The road distance is 105.3 km.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Seki without a car is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Takayama to Seki, including transfers.

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

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Takayama to Seki train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Takayama station.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Seki is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 18 min.

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Takayama to Seki bus services, operated by Keio Dentetsu Bus, arrive at Kosoku Seki station.

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Takayama to Seki train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Minoota station.

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Map of how to get from Takayama to Seki.
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  • Distance: 48.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Takayama to Seki hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Takayama to Seki via Shirakawago in around 4 h 18 min.

Train operators
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 Minoota
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Shirakawago
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Shirakawago to Kosoku Seki
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
highwaybus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Takayama to Seki is 105 km. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Takayama to Seki.

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