Hirayu Onsen (hot spring) is located in the center of the Japanese archipelago, in the Hida mountains at the foot of Mt. Norikuradake. Located at the gateway to Gifu, the Abo tunnel, that connects Gifu and Nagano Prefecture, and is also useful for travelers heading to Kanto. Alongside Fukuchi, Shin-Hirayu, Tochio, and Shin-Hotaka Onsen, Hidayu Onsen is one of the Okuhida Onsen Villages. Nearby there are many famous sightseeing spots such as Hida Takayama, Norikuradake, and Kamikochi. In the Onsen, there is a large bus terminal and there are many drinking and eating establishments along with souvenir shops in the area. Now it acts as a transportation hub for many of the tourist areas in the region.

Address 763-191 Hirayu, Okuhida Onsengo, Takayama, Gifu 506-1433


Take the limited express train on the JR Takayama Main Line from Nagoya to Takayama. (about 2h16min)
Then take the Hida Bus heading for Shin-Hotaka from Takayama to Hirayu Onsen. (about 1 hour)

Business hours

10:00 am–9:00 pm


Closed for maintenance for certain days in April, September, and December (Please contact the facility to confirm.)





Credit card payment

VISA、JCB、Diners Club、MasterCard、AMEX

Supported languages

English & Chinese


Price varies depending on the plan.

Average visit length

From 2 hours to 2 days.

Websites Official Site (JPN)http://hirayuonsen.or.jp/

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