How to go from Takayama to Gero [OPTIONS + PRICES + DURATION]

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Where’s Gero?

Gero is undoubtedly known for its Onsen (thermal baths), as they are among the most visited by the Japanese. It is a great place to relax taking a bath surrounded by spectacular mountains.

This beautiful village, located in the prefecture of Gifu, within the Chobu region, is located 50 kilometers south of Takayama. I’m sure you’ll place it better on our map of Japan.

What’s the best way to get from Takayama to Gero?

To travel between Takayama and Gero, the best way, without a doubt, is by train. There are two lines linking the two cities, both of JR, and they are Ltd. (Wide View) Hida and the Takayama Line for Minoota, which alternate during the day (there is usually a train every 45/60 minutes).

While the trains of the Ltd. Hida Expedition takes about 45 minutes to complete this tour, the Takayama Line for Minoota do it in about an hour.

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How much does it cost to go to Gero?

Since both lines make up this JR route, if you took the JR Pass, the route between Takayama and Gero will be completely free.

If you do not have a JR Pass, the cost varies depending on the line you take. The LTD. Hida Exp. costs 1,620 JPY per person, while the Takayama Line for Minoota costs 970 JPY per person. So if you don’t need to leave at a specific time and don’t mind taking a little longer to do the tour, it’s definitely more than recommended to take the Takayama Line for Minoota.


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How to search for trains and timetables between Takayama and Gero?

If you need to search for train schedules between Takayama and Gero, our recommendation is that you use Hyperdia, a website with which you will have the fully updated schedules of all train routes in Japan.

You can visit this post to learn more about how Hyperdia works and how you will have to perform searches depending on whether or not you have the JR Pass.

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