Kanazawa to Tokyo

Kanazawa to Tokyo

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Kanazawa to Tokyo Schedule

Kanazawa to Tokyo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Hokuriku Shinkansen Standard Class 07:01 - 09:34¥ 15,309
Hokuriku Shinkansen Standard Class 09:22 - 12:23¥ 15,089
Hokuriku Shinkansen Standard Class 14:47 - 17:53¥ 15,309
Hokuriku Shinkansen Standard Class 16:51 - 19:52¥ 15,089
Hokuriku Shinkansen Standard Class 18:10 - 21:16¥ 15,309
Tohoku express bus ZTH5 AC Seater 21:50 - 06:20¥ 5,753
Nishi Tokyo Bus AC Seater 22:50 - 06:50¥ 4,180

Transportation from Kanazawa to Tokyo

How to get from Kanazawa to Tokyo

When you want to get from Kanazawa 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 Flight 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 109.85. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 25.50.

How far is Kanazawa from Tokyo?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kanazawa to Tokyo. Your trip will be a total of 317 miles (509 km). The flying distance is 228 miles (366 km).

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

The travel time from Kanazawa to Tokyo can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 10 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Kanazawa to Tokyo varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sugisaki Kanko Bus SS2: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 25.50 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 109.85.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 25.50 to USD 41.28;
  • Plane tickets - USD 83.46 to USD 693.85;
  • Train tickets - USD 109.85 to USD 109.85;

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 12 trains per day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 21:50 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:30. There are 2 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Kanazawa 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 83.46.

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 Kanazawa to Tokyo

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines


Taking a bus from Kanazawa 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 Kanazawa to Tokyo

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kanazawa 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% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 35% decided to go for a bus.