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There are 8 ways to get from Takayama to Takamatsu by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 13m

  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, train  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Meitetsu Bus Centre
  2. Take the train from Kintetsunagoya to Osaka-Namba
  3. Take the bus from Minatomachi BT to Ritsurin Garden

¥8607 - ¥13300

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Train, bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Nagoya
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Shin-Kobe
  3. Take the bus from Shinkōbe-eki to Ritsurin Koenmae

¥13780 - ¥18734

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

¥9045 - ¥10598

Drive  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Takayama to Takamatsu 479.6 km

¥5000 - ¥8000

Train to Nagoya Airfield, fly to Kochi, bus  •  7h 59m

  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

¥33900 - ¥66104

Train to Toyama, fly to Takamatsu  •  8h 39m

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

¥13559 - ¥31925

Bus to Matsumoto, fly to Kobe, train  •  7h 22m

  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 Sannomiya(Jr) to Himeji
  4. Take the train from Himeji to Okayama
  5. Take the train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa)

¥30385 - ¥56650

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The cheapest way to get from Takayama to Takamatsu is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥8000 and takes 6h 1m.

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The fastest way to get from Takayama to Takamatsu is to train which takes 5h 13m and costs ¥13000 - ¥22000.

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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 13m.

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The distance between Takayama and Takamatsu is 353 km. The road distance is 479.6 km.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Takamatsu without a car is to train which takes 5h 13m and costs ¥13000 - ¥22000.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m 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 13m and costs ¥13000 - ¥22000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥9000 - ¥11000 and takes 8h 58m.

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  • Distance: 352.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

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 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Takayama to Takamatsu via Kyoto Station Hachijou gate and Kyōto in around 8h 58m.

Airlines
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya Airfield to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥55000
Flights from Matsumoto to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥34000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Toyama to Takamatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥27000
Flights from Toyama to Takamatsu via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥38000
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
57 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
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Himeji
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥2800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1800 - ¥2600
Reserved Seat
¥1900 - ¥2800
Green Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500
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 - ¥12000
Reserved seat
¥9500 - ¥12000
Green seat
¥12000 - ¥16000
Train from Nagoya to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥8500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥5500 - ¥8000
Reserved seat
¥6500 - ¥8500
Green seat
¥8500 - ¥12000
Train from Himeji to Okayama
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3200 - ¥4300
Reserved seat
¥4000 - ¥4900
Green seat
¥4800 - ¥6500
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
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Himeji
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Railways
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsunagoya to Osaka-Namba
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥2700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsunagoya to Osaka-Namba
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Shinkōbe-eki to Ritsurin Koenmae
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥4100
Schedules at
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
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 Meitetsu Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥4400
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Shinshimashima Station
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥3500
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Takamatsu Express
Website
footbus.co.jp
Bus from Minatomachi BT to Ritsurin Garden
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥4100
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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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 480 km. It takes approximately 6h 1m to drive from Takayama to Takamatsu.

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