There are 9 ways to get from Tokyo to Shirakawa-go by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Toyama Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toyama to Shirakawago, Gifu

¥12058 - ¥16073

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Bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC

¥6786 - ¥10600

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Bus via Matsumoto  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Matsumoto Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Takayama Bus Terminal

¥8198 - ¥10813

Drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Shirakawa-go 356.1 km

¥4100 - ¥6000

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu, bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Komatsu (KMQ) HND - KMQ
  2. Take the bus from Kanazawa Station to Shirakawago

¥11444 - ¥39101

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Toyama, bus  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Toyama (TOY) HND - TOY
  2. Take the bus from Toyama to Shirakawago, Gifu

¥11984 - ¥44381

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Komatsu, bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Komatsu (KMQ) NRT - KMQ
  3. Take the bus from Kanazawa Station to Shirakawago

¥13604 - ¥58420

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair, bus  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) HND - NGO
  2. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Shirakawago

¥11614 - ¥30461

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Noto, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Noto (NTQ) HND - NTQ
  2. Take the bus from Notosatoyama Airport to Kanazawa
  3. Take the bus from Kanazawa Station to Shirakawago

¥14464 - ¥48411

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Shirakawa-go is to drive which costs ¥4100 - ¥6000 and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Shirakawa-go is to train and bus which costs ¥12000 - ¥17000 and takes 4h 46m.

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The distance between Tokyo and Shirakawa-go is 265 km. The road distance is 356.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Shirakawa-go without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 46m and costs ¥12000 - ¥17000.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Tokyo to Shirakawa-go, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Shirakawa-go is 356 km. It takes approximately 5h 5m to drive from Tokyo to Shirakawa-go.

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All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Komatsu Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Shirakawa-go. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Shirakawa-go.
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  • Distance: 265.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Shirakawa-go, Japan?

Keio Dentetsu Bus operates a bus from Tokyo to Shirakawa-go 4 times a day. Tickets cost ¥6900 and the journey takes 5h 30m. Nouhi Bus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥55000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Toyama
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥47000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥100000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥39000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Noto
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥42000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥70000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥39000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Komatsu via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥80000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Toyama
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥13000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥9500 - ¥13000
Reserved seat
¥10000 - ¥13000
Green seat
¥13000 - ¥18000
Narita Express (N'EX)
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Toyama to Shirakawago, Gifu
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥3200
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥7000
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥3400
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Kanazawa Station to Shirakawago, Gifu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3400
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥6900
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Alpico Group
Phone
+886-2-2501-8559
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Matsumoto Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3800
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Kanazawa Station to Shirakawago
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥1600
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Notosatoyama Airport to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥2300
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp
Gifu Bus
Phone
058-240-0489
Website
gifubus.co.jp
Bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Shirakawago
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥3900
Schedules at
gifubus.co.jp

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