questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

hakone to takayama

Hakone to Takayama

What is the fasted way to get from Hakone to Takayma and then from Takayma to Koya-sun using JR pass?

Thank you,


Hi there,

The fastest way is to take a Shinkansen train from Odawara (in Hakone) to Nagoya and use a ltd express train from there to Nagoya.

For Takayama to Koya-san, travel the same way back to Nagoya, use a Shinkansen from there to Osaka, then take a local train to Shin-Imamiya and the Nankai express from there to Koya (GokurakuBashi).

Hope this helps,


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