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There are 4 ways to get from Yamanaka Ko 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  •  9h

  1. Take the train from Mishima to Tokyo
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Takaoka
  3. Take the bus from Shintakaokaeki4ban to Gatsushonosato

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Fujikyu-Highland Station to Takayama Bus Terminal

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the bus from 山中湖旭日丘 to 御殿場駅
  2. Take the train from Gotemba to Kozu(Kanagawa)
  3. Take the train from Kozu(Kanagawa) to Tokyo
  4. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Takaoka
  5. Take the train from Shin-Takaoka to Johana
  6. Take the bus from Johanaekimae to Gatsushonosato

Drive  •  4h 9m

  1. Drive from Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama 286.2 km

Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama by bus and walk

The journey time between Yamanaka Ko and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is around 25h 23m and covers a distance of around 296 km. This includes an average layover time of around 19h 3m. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 23m. Operated by Fujikyuko bus, Nouhi Bus, Hokutetsu Transportation and others, the Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama service departs from 山中湖旭日丘 and arrives in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 20m
Layover time:
19h 3m
Total time:
25h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
25h 23m
Journey distance:
296 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
¥5412
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:22
Last service departs at:
08:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama bus and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive which costs ¥3400 - ¥5000 and takes 4h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is to drive. Taking this option will cost ¥3400 - ¥5000 and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. However, there are services departing from 山中湖旭日丘 and arriving at Gatsushonosato via Fujikyu-Highland Station, Takayama Bus Terminal and Shirakawago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 17m.

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The distance between Yamanaka Ko and Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 210 km. The road distance is 286.2 km.

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The best way to get from Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h and costs ¥14000 - ¥23000.

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It takes approximately 9h to get from Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama, including transfers.

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Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama bus services, operated by Nouhi Bus, depart from Fujikyu-Highland Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama is 286 km. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama. Prices start at ¥11250 per night.

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Map of how to get from Yamanaka Ko to Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama.
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  • Distance: 210.1 km
  • Duration: 9h

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

Nouhi Bus operates a bus from Fujikyu-Highland Station to Takayama Bus Terminal twice daily. Tickets cost ¥3400 - ¥5000 and the journey takes 4h 31m.

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 Mishima to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥6000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3900 - ¥5500
Reserved seat
¥4800 - ¥6000
Green seat
¥5500 - ¥8000
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
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Mishima to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3000 - ¥4200
Reserved Seat
¥3100 - ¥4500
Green Seat
¥4300 - ¥6000
Train from Kozu(Kanagawa) to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥3400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2300 - ¥3200
Reserved Seat
¥2400 - ¥3400
Green Seat
¥3200 - ¥4400
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Gotemba to Kozu(Kanagawa)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kozu(Kanagawa) to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Takaoka to Johana
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥480 - ¥700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
JR-East
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Kozu to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1600
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/
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
Bus from Johanaekimae to Gatsushonosato
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥400 - ¥600
Schedules at
kaetsunou.co.jp
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Fujikyu-Highland Station to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5000
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Fujikyuko bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 山中湖旭日丘 to 御殿場駅
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥900
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp

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