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There are 4 ways to get from Takayama to Tsumago by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Meitetsu Nagoya
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Chuodo Magome

$50 - $52

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Train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Minoota Jr Takayama / ...
  2. Take the train from Tajimi to Nakatsugawa JR Chuo Rapid / ...

$33 - $46

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Matsumoto Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Matsumoto to Nagiso Jr Chuo Local / ...

$48 - $54

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Takayama to Tsumago 65.3 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Takayama to Tsumago is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1800 and takes 1h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Takayama to Tsumago is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1800 and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Takayama to Tsumago. However, there are services departing from Takayama Bus Terminal and arriving at Tsumago via Meitetsu Nagoya, Misaka shochugakko-mae and Magome. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Takayama and Tsumago is 69 km. The road distance is 104.6 km.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Tsumago without a car is to bus which takes 6h 9m and costs ¥5600 - ¥6000.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Takayama to Tsumago, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Takayama to Tsumago is to bus which takes 6h 9m and costs ¥5600 - ¥6000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥3700 - ¥5500 and takes 6h 21m.

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Takayama to Tsumago bus services, operated by Meitetsu Bus, arrive at Chuodo Magome station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Takayama to Tsumago is 105 km. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Takayama to Tsumago.

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Map of how to get from Takayama to Tsumago.
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  • Distance: 43.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

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

You can take a bus from Takayama to Tsumago via Meitetsu Nagoya, Chuodo Magome, Misaka shochugakko-mae, and Magome in around 6h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Takayama to Tsumago via Minoota, Tajimi, Nakatsugawa, Nagiso, and Nagiso in around 6h 21m.

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
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tajimi to Nakatsugawa
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsumoto to Nagiso
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Meitetsu Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Matsumoto Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Chuodo Magome
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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