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There are 9 ways to get from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Tateyama Station to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Takaoka
  3. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

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Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Tateyama Station to Yokohama Station East Exit
  2. Take the night bus from Yokohama YCAT to Toyama Station
  3. Take the bus from Takaokaekimaenanabannoriba to Gatsushonosato

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Train

  1. Take the train from Tateyama to Kimitsu
  2. Take the train from Soga to Tokyo
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Takaoka

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tateyama Station to Basuta Shinjuku
  2. Take the bus from Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal to Takayama Nouhi BC

Drive

  1. Drive from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama

Train, fly to Toyama, bus

  1. Take the train from Tateyama to Kisarazu
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Toyama (TOY)
  3. Take the bus from Toyama Kitokito Airport to Shirakawago, Gifu

Train, fly to Komatsu, bus

  1. Take the train from Tateyama to Kisarazu
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Komatsu (KMQ)
  3. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Train, fly to Chūbu Centrair, bus

  1. Take the train from Tateyama to Kisarazu
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO)
  3. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Hatogaya

Train, fly to Noto, bus

  1. Take the train from Tateyama to Kisarazu
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Noto (NTQ)
  3. Take the bus from Noto Satoyama Airport to Kanazawa Station
  4. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato
Tateyama → Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama
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The cheapest way to get from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥8000 and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥8000 and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tateyama station to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. However, there are services departing from Tateyama Station and arriving at Gatsushonosato via Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal, Takayama Bus Terminal and Shirakawago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 45m.

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It is 312 km from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. It is approximately 448.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to bus and train which takes 7h 53m and costs ¥13000 - ¥18000.

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It takes approximately 7h 53m to get from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, depart from Tateyama Station.

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The best way to get from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to train which takes 9h 39m and costs ¥12000 - ¥20000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥8000 - ¥14000 and takes 11h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Toyama Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama bus services, operated by Nouhi Bus, arrive at Takayama Nouhi BC station.

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Map of how to get from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 312.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 53m

What companies run services between Tateyama, Japan and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, Japan?

You can take a train from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama via Kimitsu, Soga, Tokyo, Shin-Takaoka, Johana, Johanaekimae, and Gatsushonosato in around 9h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama via Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal, Takayama Nouhi BC, Takayama Bus Terminal, Shirakawago, and Gatsushonosato in around 11h 45m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Toyama
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥42000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥43000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥65000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Noto
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥43000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥43000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥65000
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Takaoka
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥14000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥9500 - ¥14000
Reserved seat
¥11000 - ¥14000
Green seat
¥14000 - ¥19000
JR-East
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Tateyama to Kimitsu
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1100
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/
Train from Soga to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥1000
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/
Train from Tateyama to Kisarazu
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥1200
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Soga to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥2300
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1600 - ¥2300
Reserved Seat
¥1600 - ¥2300
Green Seat
¥2100 - ¥2900
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Phone
03-3844-0489
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tateyama Station to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥2900
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tateyama Station to Basuta Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥2900
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Kaetsuno Bus
Website
kaetsunou.co.jp
Bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1100
Schedules at
kaetsunou.co.jp
Bus from Takaokaekimaenanabannoriba to Gatsushonosato
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1100
Schedules at
kaetsunou.co.jp
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal to Takayama Nouhi BC
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥7000
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Toyama Kitokito Airport to Shirakawago, Gifu
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥3300
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Keikyu Airport Limousine
Website
hnd-bus.com
Bus from Tateyama Station to Yokohama Station East Exit
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥2500
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com
Jam Jam Liner
Phone
050-3802-1544
Website
jamjamliner.jp
Night bus from Yokohama YCAT to Toyama Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥7500
Schedules at
jamjamliner.jp
Gifu Bus
Phone
058-240-0489
Website
gifubus.co.jp
Bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Hatogaya
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4000
Schedules at
gifubus.co.jp
Adult
¥3000 - ¥4000
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Noto Satoyama Airport to Kanazawa Station
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥2600
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 448 km. It takes approximately 6h 8m to drive from Tateyama to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.

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All Nippon Airways offers flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Toyama Airport.

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