Osaka to Takayama

Osaka to Takayama

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Osaka to Takayama Schedule

Osaka to Takayama Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Kintetsu Bus ZKN18 Intercity 07:35 - 12:52¥ 5,492
Kintetsu Bus ZKN18 Intercity 15:15 - 20:57¥ 5,492
Kintetsu Bus ZKN18 AC Seater 21:35 - 04:00¥ 7,980

Transportation from Osaka to Takayama

How to get from Osaka to Takayama

When you want to get from Osaka to Takayama, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi+train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus+train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi+Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 377.79. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 41.48.

How far is Osaka from Takayama?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Osaka to Takayama. Your trip will be a total of 120 miles (192 km). The flying distance is 120 miles (192 km).

How long does it take to get from Osaka to Takayama?

The travel time from Osaka to Takayama can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 12 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Osaka to Takayama?

The cost of the trip from Osaka to Takayama varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Kintetsu Bus ZKN18: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 41.48 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi+Train - a one-way taxi+Train ticket can cost as much as USD 377.79.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Osaka to Takayama:

  • Bus tickets - USD 41.48 to USD 41.48;
  • Bus+Train price: USD 96.93 - USD 118.20. From Osaka to Gifu starting from 06:00 Nagoya until 22:30 Nagoya
  • taxi+Train price: USD 377.79. From Osaka to Gifu starting from 20:45 Nagoya until 22:30 Nagoya

How many trips per day are there between Osaka and Takayama?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 07:20 - you can also take a bus as late as 15:40. There are 4 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Osaka to Gifu is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Osaka to Takayama

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Osaka to Takayama? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.