How to Reach Takayama - The Easiest Way to Reach Takayama


  • By train: You can catch a train from Tokyo that will get you to Takayama in 4 hours.
  • By road: Frequent buses from Shinjuku in Tokyo and other small nearby districts are available.


  • By bicycle: There are bicycle rentals available throughout the town. You can hop on on one and explore the city.
  • On foot: The best way to explore Takayama is on foot. Given its small size it can be easily covered on foot.

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How to Reach Takayama from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Takaoka to Takayama 55.55 km 55 mins
Komaki to Takayama 79.2 km 1 hour 19 mins
Gifu to Takayama 80.23 km 1 hour 20 mins
Nagoya-shi to Takayama 87.41 km 1 hour 27 mins
Kyoto to Takayama 189.5 km 3 hours 9 mins
Kobe to Takayama 264.41 km 4 hours 24 mins
Tokyo to Takayama 277.98 km 4 hours 37 mins
Sumida to Takayama 285.62 km 4 hours 45 mins
Seoul to Takayama 1146.65 km 19 hours 6 mins