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Highway Bus from Kanazawa to Gokayama, Shirakawa-go, and Takayama

If you're considering visiting Gokayama, Shirakawa-go, and Takayama from Kanazawa, our highway bus offers a convenient way to explore these traditional Japanese locales.

It's worth noting that both Gokayama and Shirakawa-go are designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, allowing you to enjoy their valuable cultural heritage.



Kanazawa Takayama via Shirakawa-go

For Shirakawa-go and Takayama

Departure Times (from Kanazawa Sta. West Exit Bus Terminal #4): 

  • 8:10am, 11:10am, 1:20pm, 4:00pm
  • Example:
  • Depart from Kanazawa Station West Exit Terminal #4 at 8:10am
  • Arrive in Shirakawa-go at 9:25am
  • Depart from Shirakawa-go at 9:35am
  • Arrive in Takayama at 10:25am



For Kanazawa Station

Departure Times (from Takayama Nohi Bus Center):

7:50am, 11:20am, 12:50pm, 4:30pm

  • Example:
  • Depart from Takayama Nohi Bus Center at 4:30pm
  • Arrive in Shirakawa-go at 5:20pm
  • Depart from Shirakawa-go at 5:30pm
  • Arrive in Kanazawa Sta. at 6:45pm
       
  • Travel Time: 1 hour 15 minutes between Kanazawa and Shirakawa-go, 2 hours 15 minutes between Kanazawa and Takayama
    • For additional information, click here.

NOTICE

You also have the option to travel between Shirakawa-go and Takayama, using services provided by other bus companies. For additional information, click here.




Kanazawa  Shirakawa-go via Gokayama

For Gokayama and Shirakawa-go

Departure Times (from Kanazawa Sta. West Exit Bus Terminal #4):

8:40am, 9:10am, 9:40am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm

  • Example:
  • Depart from Kanazawa Station West Exit Terminal #4 at 8:40
  • Arrive in Gokayama at 9:40



For Kanazawa Sta.

Departure Times (from Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal):

10:25am, 10:55am, 11:25am, 3:10pm, 3:55pm

  • Example:
  • Depart from Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal at 3:10pm
  • Arrive in Kanazawa Sta. at 4:35pm
       
    • Travel Time: 1 hour between Kanazawa and Gokayama, 1 hour 15 minutes between Kanazawa and Shirakawa-go
  • For additional information, click here.

NOTICE

The bus will only stop at Gokayama from April to November.

You cannot board the bus to Shirakawa-go from Gokayama.

You cannot disembark at Gokayama from the bus to Kanazawa.

For travel between Gokayama and Shirakawa-go, please use the World Heritage Bus operated by Kaetsunou Bus. For additional information, click here.



All buses mentioned above, except for certain buses operated by Nohi Bus and Kaetsunou Bus, require reservations.

Reserve Your Seats

  • Phone: Call +8176-234-0123 (9:00am - 6:00pm)
  • Online: Please visit Japan Bus Online


Fares

  • Kanazawa  Gokayama: Adults ¥2,000 / Children (elementary school and below) ¥1,000
  • Kanazawa  Shirakawa-go: Adults ¥2,600 / Children ¥1,300
  • Shirakawa-go  Takayama: Adults ¥2,600 / Children ¥1,300
  • Kanazawa  Takayama: Adults ¥4,000 / Children ¥2,000


Information

Organizer
HOKURIKU RAIL ROAD.CO.,LTD
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Price
Kanazawa ⇔ Gokayama: Adults ¥2,000
Kanazawa ⇔ Shirakawa-go: Adults ¥2,600
Date
Daily service
Location
Kanazawa, Gokayama, Shirakawa-go, Takayama
Departure Point
Kanazawa Station West Exit Terminal #4, Gokayama, Shirakawa-go, Takayama
Website
http://www.hokutetsu.co.jp/en/en_highway-takayama

Organizer

Address
556 Waridashi-machi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa Prefecture.
Business Day
Monday through Friday
(closed during the year-end and New Year holidays and national holidays)
Business Hours
9:00~17:00
Website
http://www.hokutetsu.co.jp/en

Book Now

Phone Operator Hours
9:00~18:00
+8176-234-0123
Online Booking Page
Links to an external site.
japanbusonline.com
japanbusonline.com

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