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takayama-hokuriku area tourist pass

Takayama-Hokuriku area tourist pass

I,m planning to go from nagoya to Kanazawa and return.
According to above pass. May I reconfirm the route must Nagoya ->Gifu->gero->takayaks->shirakawa-go->Kanazawa all by JR. train, right?
can I go from Nagoya->maibara 米原->(JR shirasagi)-> KAnazawa? It's shortest way. If cannot use the pass. How much for single and return ticket fare for adult?

Daphne37
Daphne37

Hi,
You can take the JR train from Nagoya to Takayama, but to Shirakawago & Gokayama the only access is by bus. See:

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e5953.html

After returning to Takayama you can take a JR train onwards to Kanazawa via Toyama. The fastest way as you mention is Nagoya->Maibara > Kanazawa. For fares, see Hyperdia.

Toraneko
Toraneko

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