Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa

Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa

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Other Options

1

Buses

2h 42m

From ¥3,896
2

Trains

1h 10m First: 6:00 Last: 15:00

From ¥8,593

Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa Schedule

Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 06:00 - 07:10¥ 8,593
Tokyu Transit XTKT2 Intercity 07:20 - 10:07¥ 3,098
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 08:00 - 09:10¥ 8,593
Tokyu Transit XTKT2 Intercity 08:20 - 11:02¥ 3,591
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 10:00 - 11:10¥ 8,593
Tokyu Transit XTKT2 Intercity 10:20 - 13:02¥ 3,896
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 12:00 - 13:10¥ 8,593
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 14:00 - 15:10¥ 8,593
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 16:00 - 17:10¥ 8,593
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 18:00 - 19:10¥ 8,593
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 20:00 - 21:10¥ 8,593

Transportation from Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa

Popular Routes in Japan

How to get from Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa

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

  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. 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 JPY 8,593. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 3,098.

How far is Keisei Ueno Station from Karuizawa?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa. Your trip will be a total of 102 miles (164 km). The flying distance is 79 miles (126 km).

How long does it take to get from Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa?

The travel time from Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 3 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa?

The cost of the trip from Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Tokyu Transit XTKT2: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 3,098 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 JPY 8,593.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa:

  • Bus tickets - JPY 3,098 to JPY 3,896;
  • Train tickets - JPY 8,593 to JPY 8,593;

How many trips per day are there between Keisei Ueno Station and Karuizawa?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 07:20 - you can also take a bus as late as 10:20. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Tokyo to Karuizawa 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.

Trains

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 Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Keisei Ueno Station to Karuizawa? 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:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.