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

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Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Toyama Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama Ltd Exp Hida

$110 - $145

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Bus Keio Dentetsu Bus  •  6 h 33 min

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

$61 - $64

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Bus Nouhi Bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Kawaguchiko
  2. Take the bus from Kawaguchiko Station to Takayama Bus Terminal

$61 - $67

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Takayama 191.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Toyama, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Toyama (TOY) HND - TOY
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama

$113 - $412

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Nagoya (NGO) HND - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$106 - $296

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Komatsu (KMQ) HND - KMQ
  2. Take the train from Kanazawa to Toyama
  3. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama

$136 - $388

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Nagoya, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Nagoya (NGO) NRT - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$128 - $353

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo station to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit and arriving at Takayama Bus Terminal via Kawaguchiko Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Takayama via Toyama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Takayama is 232 km. The road distance is 307.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Takayama without a car is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Tokyo to Takayama, including transfers.

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Tokyo to Takayama bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, arrive at Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit.

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Tokyo to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Tokyo station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Takayama is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Toyama Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Tokyo to Takayama bus services, operated by Nouhi Bus, arrive at Takayama Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Takayama.
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  • Distance: 145.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Tokyo to Takayama via Toyama in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, Keio Dentetsu Bus operates a bus from Tokyo to Takayama every 4 hours. Tickets cost $62 and the journey takes 5 h 33 min. Nouhi Bus also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Toyama
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Toyama
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$85 - $120
Reserved seat
$95 - $120
Green seat
$120 - $160
Train from Kanazawa to Toyama
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$25 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $55
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Takayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Takayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Kawaguchiko Station to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
JR Bus Kanto
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo Station to Kawaguchiko
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp

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Tokyo to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Takayama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Takayama is 307 km. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Tokyo to Takayama.

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

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There are 100+ hotels available in Takayama. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to Monorail which takes 23 min and costs .

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