Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Nanto?

Book now

There are 3 ways to get from Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Takasaki to Shin-Takaoka Shinkansen Hakutaka
  2. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato Takaokaekimae-Shirakawago

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the bus from 日本中央タクシー富岡営業所 to 名古屋駅太閤通口 高速バス シルクライナー
  2. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Shirakawago

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama 262.8 km
Tomioka Silk Mill → Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama
Fully open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in Japan

2m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Japan

Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Observe COVID-19 safety rules

COVID-19 help in Japan

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 0120-565653

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Japan is currently allowed.

Explore travel options

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 0120-565653.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0120-565653.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥3000 - ¥4500 and takes 3h 58m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥3000 - ¥4500 and takes 3h 58m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. However, there are services departing from 日本中央タクシー富岡営業所 and arriving at Gatsushonosato via Nagoya Meitetsu BC and Shirakawago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 46m.

More details

It is 180 km from Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. It is approximately 262.8 km to drive.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 13m and costs ¥8500 - ¥13000.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

More details

Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama bus services, operated by Nippon Chuo Bus Co, depart from 日本中央タクシー富岡営業所 station.

More details

Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama bus services, operated by Gifu Bus, arrive at Shirakawago station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 263 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.

Get driving directions

There are 13+ hotels available in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 180.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 13m

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

You can take a bus from Tomioka Silk Mill to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama via 日本中央タクシー富岡営業所, 名古屋駅太閤通口, Nagoya Meitetsu BC, Shirakawago, and Gatsushonosato in around 10h 46m.

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 Takasaki to Shin-Takaoka
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥11000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥7500 - ¥11000
Reserved seat
¥9000 - ¥11000
Green seat
¥11000 - ¥15000
Bus operators
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
Nippon Chuo Bus Co
Phone
+81 27-287-4000
Website
ncbbus.co.jp
Bus from 日本中央タクシー富岡営業所 to 名古屋駅太閤通口
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥6500
Schedules at
ncbbus.co.jp
Gifu Bus
Phone
058-240-0489
Website
gifubus.co.jp
Bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Shirakawago
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4000
Schedules at
gifubus.co.jp
Adult
¥3000 - ¥4000

Want to know more about travelling around Japan

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.