Skip to main content

Access Hida

Hida is located in the northern part of Gifu prefecture. The two main ways to reach Hida involve travelling via Toyama (to the north) or via Nagoya (to the south).

Hida can be reached in only 16 mins by JR train from Takayama to the south, and is easy to get to from other Gifu attractions like Shirakawa-go and Gero Onsen.

Access Hida

By Train

If you're visiting Hida by train, plan to arrive at Hida-Furukawa Station.

Access Hida

From Takayama

16 mins on JR Takayama Line (3 stops). One or two trains run every hour.

From Tokyo

Via Toyama:

  • 2 hr 8 min from Tokyo to Toyama by JR Hokuriku Shinkansen.
  • 1 hr 14 min from Toyama to Hida Furukawa by Limited Express (JR Takayama Line).

Via Nagoya:

  • 1 hr 40 min from Tokyo to Nagoya by JR Tokaido Shinkansen.
  • 2 hr 35 min from Nagoya to Hida Furukawa by Limited Express (JR Takayama Line).

From Osaka

  • 51 min from Shin‐Osaka to Nagoya by JR Tokaido Shinkansen.
  • 2 hr 35 min from Nagoya to Hida Furukawa by Limited Express (JR Takayama Line).

From Nagoya

  • 2 hr 35 min from Nagoya to Hida Furukawa by Limited Express (JR Takayama Line).

Japan Rail Pass

Hida Furukawa is accessible by JR Pass

You might like

Hida-Furukawa Station

Hida-Furukawa Station

Hida-Furukawa Station was opened in October 1934 and serves as a stop on the JR Takayama Main Line, which connects Gifu City to the south with Toyama Prefecture to the north. It is the main...

More about: Hida-Furukawa Station

By bus

Access Hida

From Tokyo

  • 5.5 hours from Shinjuku to Takayama (operated by Keio and Nohi Bus)
  • 15 mins train ride from Takayamato Hida Furukawa.

From Osaka

  • 5 hr 10 m from Higashi Umeda to Takayam (operated by Kintetsu and Nohi Bus)
  • 15 mins train ride from Takayama to Hida Furukawa

From Nagoya

  • 2 hr 40 m to Takayama (operated by JR, Meitetsu and Nohi Bus)
  • 15 mins train ride from Takayama to Hida Furukawa.

By Car

Access Hida

30 mins from Takayama along National Highway Route 41.

By Air

Access Hida

From Tokyo

  • 1 hour from Haneda Airport to Toyama Airport.
  • 1 hr 30 min drive to Hida City by rental car.
    or
  • 2 hr 30 min via limousine bus then train from Toyama Station.