Kyoto to Takayama

Our train ride via Japan Rail (JR) from Kyoto to Takayama was one that opened our eyes to the countryside views of Japan. We travelled the JR Tokaido-Sanyo and JR Hida line which featured a changeover at Nagoya Station. Google map of train routes from Kyoto Station to Takayama Station

Train going past with movement shot

Japan Rail (JR) Pass

We have a 7-day economy JR pass, which after running our schedule through the JR calculator saves us a few bucks but mostly saves us on time. After purchasing, we received an Exchange Order in Australia. We treat this as our actual pass until we arrive in Japan, locate the nearest JR Exchange office and […]