How 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.