Saitama to Toyama

Saitama to Toyama

  Oct 31, 2021, 9 trips (¥3,791 – ¥13,598)

Saitama to Toyama Schedule

Saitama to Toyama Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Hokuriku Shinkansen Standard Class 06:52 - 09:19¥ 13,598
Hokuriku Shinkansen Standard Class 08:16 - 10:43¥ 13,598
Hokuriku Shinkansen Standard Class 10:56 - 13:23¥ 13,598
Hokuriku Shinkansen Standard Class 16:56 - 19:23¥ 13,598
Hokuriku Shinkansen Standard Class 19:28 - 21:55¥ 13,598
Hokuriku Shinkansen Standard Class 20:36 - 23:03¥ 13,598
Heisei Enterprise HE0 Express 20:40 - 05:15¥ 3,791

Transportation from Saitama to Toyama

How to get from Saitama to Toyama

When you want to get from Saitama to Toyama, 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 13,598. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 3,990.

How far is Saitama from Toyama?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Saitama to Toyama. Your trip will be a total of 252 miles (404 km). The flying distance is 174 miles (279 km).

How long does it take to get from Saitama to Toyama?

The travel time from Saitama to Toyama can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 10 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Saitama to Toyama?

The cost of the trip from Saitama to Toyama varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Heisei Enterprise HE0 (株式会社平成エンタープライズ): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 3,990 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 13,598.

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

  • Bus tickets - JPY 3,990 to JPY 3,990;
  • Train tickets - JPY 13,367 to JPY 13,598;

How many trips per day are there between Saitama and Toyama?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 20:40 - you can also take a bus as late as 20:40. 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?


Taking a bus from Saitama to Toyama 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 Saitama to Toyama

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Saitama to Toyama? 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.