ACCESS Shirakawa-go is located about 1,5 hour by highway bus from Kanazawa and Toyama, and about 3 hours from Nagoya.
Since there is no train transportation in Shirakawago, if you wish to ride the train you may take the bus from Shirakawago to nearest train station such as Kanazawa or Takayama city.
Get to the charming World Heritage site

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Kanazawa areaTime required
About 1 hours 10 minutes

Hokuriku Expressway
About 1 hours 5 minutes

Shirakawago IC

National Route 156
About 5 minutes

Hida Shirakawa-go

Toward NagoyaTime required
About 2 hours 15 minutes

Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
About 1 hours 30 minutes

Shogawa IC

National Route 158 to Route 156
About 45 minutes

Hida Shirakawa-go

Toward OsakaTime required
About 4 hours

Meishin Expressway
About 2 hours

Ichinomiya JCT

Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
About 1 hours 20 minutes

Shogawa IC

National Route 158 to Route 156
About 45 minutes

Hida Shirakawa-go

Toward TokyoTime required
About 5 hours 15 minutes

Chuo Expressway
About 2 hours 20 minutes

Okaya JCT

Nagano Expressway
About 40 minutes

Matsumoto IC

National Route 158 to Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
About 2 hours 10 minutes

Shirakawago IC

National Route 156
About 5 minutes

Hida Shirakawa-go

All vehicle please use the "Serasegi Park Parking Lot".
In case of congestion, the staff will guide you to the "Midashima Park Parking Lot" or "Terao Temporary Parking Lot".

Capacity [Large-sized vehicles] Approximately 40 cars. [Standard vehicles] Approximately 200 cars. ※Motorcycles parking available
Parking Fee [Bus/Microbus] 3,000 yen. [Ordinary car] 1,000 yen. [Motorcycle] 200 yen
Open hours 8:00 ~ 17:00
Route Route from "Shirakawago IC" on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway drive to village direction, follow road sign to "Seseragi Park Parking Lot"

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Notice

・From Seseragi parking lot, take 2 minutes walk across the "suspension Bridge" to get to the World Heritage Village.

・(If) There are many large vehicles (buses) during autumn season, the number of ordinary vehicles parking space may be reduced and adjusted.

・For the Light-up event days, parking reservation is required for all vehicle. Buses are allowed to use the parking from 17:00. For ordinary cars have to move from Seseragi parking lot to the Terao temporary parking lot by 15:00. See Announcements&Events for more information.

・Part of the parking fee will be use for "The World Heritage Site's preservation work"

Kanazawa StationTime required
About 1 hours 30 minutes

Express bus
About 1 hours 20 minutes

Shirakawago Bus Terminal

On foot
About 1 minute

Hida Shirakawa-go

Nagoya StationTime required
About 2 hours 50 minutes

On foot
About 5 minutes

Meitetsu Bus Center

Express bus
About 2 hours 30 minutes

Shirakawago Bus Terminal

On foot
About 1 minute

Hida Shirakawa-go

Nagoya StationTime required
About 3 hours 25 minutes

JR Limited Express Wide View Hida
(Also available from Osaka and Toyama)
About 2 hours 20 minutes

Takayama Station

Express bus
About 50 minutes

Shirakawago Bus Terminal

On foot
About 1 minute

Hida Shirakawa-go

Osaka stationTime required
About 4 hours 15 minutes

JR Limited Thunderbird
About 2 hours 40 minutes

Kanazawa Station

Express bus
About 1 hours 20 minutes

Shirakawago Bus Terminal

On foot
About 1 minute

Hida Shirakawa-go

Tokyo StationTime required
About 5 hours 15 minutes

Hokuriku Shinkansen
About 2 hours 15 minutes

Toyama Station

Express bus
About 1 hours 20 minutes

Shirakawago Bus Terminal

On foot
About 1 minute

Hida Shirakawa-go

  • Gifu bus
  • Nohi Bus
  • Hokuriku Hida 3-Star Road Trip

Toward TokyoTime required
About 2 hours 55 minutes

Airplane
About 1 hours

Toyama Airport

Local bus
About 20 minutes

Toyama Station

Express bus
About 1 hours 20 minutes

Shirakawago Bus Terminal

On foot
About 1 minute

Hida Shirakawa-go

Toward TokyoTime required
About 3 hours 15 minutes

Airplane
About 1 hours

Komatsu Airport

Komatsu Airport Limousine Bus
About 40 minutes

Kanazawa Station

Express bus
About 1 hours 20 minutes

Shirakawago Bus Terminal

On foot
About 1 minute

Hida Shirakawa-go

Toward FukuokaTime required
About 4 hours 15 minutes

Express bus
About 2 hours 30 minutes

Komatsu Airport

Komatsu Airport Limousine Bus
About 40 minutes

Kanazawa Station

Express bus
About 1 hours 20 minutes

Shirakawago Bus Terminal

On foot
About 1 minute

Hida Shirakawa-go

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