There are 7 ways to get from Takayama to Takamatsu by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Nagoya
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Okayama
  3. Take the train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa)

¥13280 - ¥21234

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Bus via Nagoya  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Nagoya Station
  2. Take the bus from Nagoya to Ōsaka
  3. Take the bus from Ōsaka to Ritsurin Garden

¥8135 - ¥13400

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Bus  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate
  2. Take the bus from Kyōto to Ritsurin Koenmae

¥9076 - ¥10642

Drive  •  6h 5m

  1. Drive from Takayama to Takamatsu 484.6 km

¥5500 - ¥8000

Train to Toyama, fly to Takamatsu  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Toyama
  2. Fly from Toyama (TOY) to Takamatsu (TAK) TOY - TAK

¥13559 - ¥49125

Train to Nagoya Airfield, fly to Kochi, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya Airfield (NKM) to Kochi (KCZ) NKM - KCZ
  3. Take the bus from Harimayabashi to Ritsurin Koenmae

¥20900 - ¥29104

Bus to Matsumoto, fly to Kobe, train  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Shinshimashima Station
  2. Fly from Matsumoto (MMJ) to Kobe (UKB) MMJ - UKB
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Okayama
  4. Take the train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa)

¥24259 - ¥34890

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Takayama to Takamatsu is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8000 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Takayama to Takamatsu is to train which costs ¥13000 - ¥22000 and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Takayama to Takamatsu. However, there are services departing from Takayama Bus Terminal and arriving at Ritsurin Koenmae via Kyōto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Takayama to Takamatsu. However, there are services departing from Takayama and arriving at Takamatsu(Kagawa) via Nagoya and Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

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The distance between Takayama and Takamatsu is 353 km. The road distance is 484.6 km.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Takamatsu without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs ¥13000 - ¥22000.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Takayama to Takamatsu, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Takayama to Takamatsu is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs ¥13000 - ¥22000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥9000 - ¥11000 and takes 8h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Takayama to Takamatsu.
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  • Distance: 352.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

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

You can take a train from Takayama to Takamatsu via Nagoya and Okayama in around 5h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Takayama to Takamatsu via Kyoto Station Hachijou gate and Kyōto in around 8h 58m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Toyama to Takamatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥43000
Flights from Toyama to Takamatsu via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥46000
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya Airfield to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥18000
Flights from Matsumoto to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥13000
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takayama to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4100 - ¥6000
Reserved Seat
¥4400 - ¥6500
Green Seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
Train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥3100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2100 - ¥3000
Reserved Seat
¥2200 - ¥3100
Green Seat
¥2900 - ¥4000
Train from Takayama to Toyama
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥3800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3600
Reserved Seat
¥2600 - ¥3800
Green Seat
¥3600 - ¥4900
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 Nagoya to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥12000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥8000 - ¥11000
Reserved seat
¥9500 - ¥12000
Green seat
¥12000 - ¥16000
Train from Shin-Kobe to Okayama
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4200 - ¥6000
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥6500
Green seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
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 Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1600
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥4000 - ¥6000
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Nagoya Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥4400
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Shinshimashima Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥3300
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Ritsurin Koenmae
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥5050
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Harimayabashi to Ritsurin Koenmae
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3500
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Willer Express
Phone
+81(50)5805-0383
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Nagoya to Ōsaka
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥4900
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Takamatsu Express
Website
footbus.co.jp
Bus from Ōsaka to Ritsurin Garden
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥4100
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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There is no direct flight from Toyama Airport to Takamatsu Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Takayama to Takamatsu bus services, operated by JR Shikoku Bus, arrive at Ritsurin Koenmae station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Takayama to Takamatsu is 485 km. It takes approximately 6h 5m to drive from Takayama to Takamatsu.

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All Nippon Airways offers flights from Toyama Airport to Takamatsu Airport.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Takamatsu. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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