Tokyo to Karuizawa

Tokyo to Karuizawa

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09:00
Tokyo Akihabara
13:00
Karuizawa, Nagano
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07:30
Ikebukuro, Tokyo
10:40
Karuizawa, Nagano
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18:00
Tokyo
19:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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From Tokyo to Karuizawa by Trains

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06:00
Tokyo
07:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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07:00
Tokyo
08:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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08:00
Tokyo
09:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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09:00
Tokyo
10:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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10:00
Tokyo
11:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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11:00
Tokyo
12:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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12:00
Tokyo
13:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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13:00
Tokyo
14:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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14:00
Tokyo
15:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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15:00
Tokyo
16:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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16:00
Tokyo
17:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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17:00
Tokyo
18:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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18:00
Tokyo
19:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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19:00
Tokyo
20:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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20:00
Tokyo
21:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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21:00
Tokyo
22:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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From Shinjuku Shibuya to Karuizawa by Buses

06:35
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
10:25
Karuizawa, Nagano
Intercity
06:35
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
11:50
Karuizawa, Nagano
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06:45
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
10:07
Karuizawa, Nagano
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06:45
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
10:07
Karuizawa, Nagano
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06:45
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
10:22
Karuizawa, Nagano
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06:45
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
10:22
Karuizawa, Nagano
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08:00
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
11:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
AC Seater
08:00
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
11:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
AC Seater
08:10
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
11:30
Karuizawa, Nagano
Intercity
08:10
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
11:26
Karuizawa, Nagano
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08:10
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
11:26
Karuizawa, Nagano
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08:20
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
12:50
Karuizawa, Nagano
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08:30
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
13:50
Karuizawa, Nagano
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09:00
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
12:05
Karuizawa, Nagano
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Tokyo to Karuizawa Schedule

Tokyo to Karuizawa Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BB Trip Comfort Plus Any time$ 421.30
Tokyu Transit XTKT2 Intercity 06:35 - 10:25$ 28.66
Syoei Bus SY AC Seater 08:00 - 11:10$ 25.85
Seibu Tourist Bus ZSBG1 Intercity 08:10 - 11:30$ 20.59
Tokyu Transit XTKT2 Intercity 08:20 - 12:50$ 33.22
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 08:00 - 09:10$ 79.48
Seibu Tourist Bus ZSBG1 Intercity 12:10 - 15:20$ 20.59
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 14:00 - 15:10$ 79.48
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 16:00 - 17:10$ 79.48
Seibu Tourist Bus ZSBG1 Intercity 18:50 - 22:10$ 20.59
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 20:00 - 21:10$ 79.48

Transportation from Tokyo to Karuizawa

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How to get from Tokyo to Karuizawa

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

  • Bus
  • Train
  • Taxi

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 taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 507.10. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 16.61.

How far is Tokyo from Karuizawa?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Tokyo to Karuizawa. Your trip will be a total of 109 miles (175 km). The flying distance is 91 miles (146 km).

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

The travel time from Tokyo to Karuizawa can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 6 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Tokyo to Karuizawa varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Syoei Bus SY: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 16.61 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as USD 507.10.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 16.61 to USD 36.03;
  • Train tickets - USD 79.48 to USD 79.48;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 421.30 to USD 507.10.

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 06:35 - you can also take a bus as late as 18:50. There are 19 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 16 trains per day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Tokyo to Nagano any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Tokyo to Nagano 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.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Tokyo to Nagano. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 421.30.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

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 Tokyo to Karuizawa

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Tokyo 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.