Toyama Airport is one of major airport of Northwest Pacific Region and an aviation network of East Asia. A direct flight goes into service between 4 cities of Seoul, Dalian, Shanghai, Taipei.
Toyama is located in the center of Japan. It is equally easy to access from major cities Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. The Hokuriku Shinkansen opens on March 14th, 2015 shortening the travel time between Tokyo and Toyama to 2 hrs 8 min.
Railways are a major means of transportation in Toyama; the prefectures has three main lines with Ainokaze Toyama Railway, JR Line and Toyama Chiho Railway.
Ainokaze Toyama Railway runs through the prefecture from east to west, while JR Himi and JR Johana connects Takaoka Station to both areas and the JR Takayama Line connects Toyama Station to Takayama in Gifu Prefecture. Connecting Toyama City to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Unazuki Onsen and the Kurobe Gorge Railway, Toyama Chiho Railway is the best way to access Toyama's wonderful mountains.
Besides these main railways, there is a great variety of transportation options in Toyama including the urban area streetcars Centram, Light Rail Portram, and the Manyo Line. As well, the World Heritage Bus Line takes passengers directly to the World Heritage site Gokayama. All of these convenient modes of transportation are sure to help you enjoy your trip in Toyama.
Hokuriku Shinkansen has three stations in Toyama Prefecture and each station is connected to one or three of local lines.
From Toyama Station you can take Ainokaze Toyama Railway, JR Takayama Main Line and Toyama Chihou(Regional) Railway.
From Kurobe-Unazukionsen Station you can take Toyama Chihou(Regional) Railway.
From Shin-Takaoka Station you can take JR Johana Line.
Double Decker Express
(Toyama chiho railway)
Alps Express (Toyama chiho railway)
Ninjya Hattori-kun Train (JR Himi Line)
Doraemon Train (Manyosen)