Akita to Tokyo

Akita to Tokyo

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Akita to Tokyo Schedule

Akita to Tokyo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
All Nippon Airways Economy #NH40207:35 - 08:40¥ 17,463
Shinkansen JR East Green Car 08:11 - 11:52¥ 22,250
All Nippon Airways Economy #NH40611:30 - 12:40¥ 17,662
Shinkansen JR East Green Car 13:06 - 16:47¥ 22,250
Shinkansen JR East Standard Class 15:06 - 18:53¥ 19,026
Shinkansen JR East Green Car 16:12 - 19:59¥ 22,470
Shinkansen JR East Standard Class 18:16 - 22:03¥ 19,026
Japan Airlines Economy #JL16820:50 - 22:00¥ 34,458
Odakyu City Bus ZOD1 AC Seater 22:20 - 07:10¥ 10,461

Transportation from Akita to Tokyo

Facts about the transport from Akita to Tokyo

Cheapest Transport$47
Fastest Transport1h 5m
Earliest Departure7:16 AM
Latest Departure9:40 PM
Departures per day20
Distance500 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAll Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Sakura Kotsu SK6, Shinkansen JR East

How to get from Akita to Tokyo

When you want to get from Akita to Tokyo, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 150.97. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 127.83.

How far is Akita from Tokyo?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Akita to Tokyo. Your trip will be a total of 311 miles (500 km). The flying distance is 573 miles (921 km).

How long does it take to get from Akita to Tokyo?

The travel time from Akita to Tokyo can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 10 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Akita to Tokyo?

The cost of the trip from Akita to Tokyo varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Shinkansen JR East: travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 127.83 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Train - a one-way Train ticket can cost as much as USD 150.97.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Akita to Tokyo:

  • Bus tickets - USD 46.34 to USD 46.34;
  • Plane tickets - USD 116.61 to USD 192.09;
  • Train tickets - USD 127.83 to USD 150.97;

How many trips per day are there between Akita and Tokyo?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 20 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Akita to Tokyo. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 116.61.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Akita to Tokyo

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines


Taking a bus from Akita to Tokyo is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks..

The most popular transport from Akita to Tokyo

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Akita to Tokyo? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 65% decided to go for a bus.
  • 35% users enjoyed a train ride.