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How to Get Here

  • 36840877

50 minutes Away by Car from the World Heritage Shirakawa-Go

*JAPAN RAIL PASS is valid for travel on Japan Railways Group (JR) transportation throughout the country.

 For more information, please visit JAPAN RAIL PASS INFORMATION (English).
*For bus details , please visit NOHI BUS INFORMATION (English).

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  • 8 min walk or 3 min by a taxi fromTakayama station.
  • It will take approximately 50 minutes by the highway express bus.
  • Aboard the bus which will be leaving for Shirakawago to Kanazawa from the Takayama Nouhi bus terminal.
  • Please be reminded that part of the seating will require reservation.


  • From Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi (1'36Hrs) Nagoya Wide view Hida express (2'15Hrs) Takayama
  • From Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi (0'53Hrs) Nagoya Wide view Hida express (2'15Hrs) Takayama 
  • From Nagoya Wide view Hida express (2'15Hrs) Takayama
  • From Toyama Wide view Hida express (1'25Hrs) Takayama


  • From Tokyo [Shinjuku] Highway bus (5'30Hrs) Takayama
  • From Osaka [Tennoji / Kyoto] Highway bus (5'20Hrs) Takayama
  • From Nagoya Highway bus (2'45Hrs) Takayama
  • From Kanazawa [Shirakawago] Highway bus (2'10Hrs) Takayama
  • From Matsumoto Express bus (2'20Hrs) Takayama