Tokyo to Yamagata

Tokyo to Yamagata

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Tokyo to Yamagata Schedule

Tokyo to Yamagata Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Air Do Economy 06:20 - 15:45¥ 40,755
Yamagata Shinkansen Unreserved seat 09:24 - 11:46¥ 12,314
Yamagata Shinkansen Standard 10:00 - 12:44¥ 12,915
Shinkansen JR East Standard Class 12:00 - 15:02¥ 12,947
Shinkansen JR East Standard Class 14:00 - 17:02¥ 12,947
Yamagata Shinkansen Standard 17:00 - 19:45¥ 12,915
Shinkansen JR East Standard Class 19:16 - 22:24¥ 13,178
Yamagata Shinkansen Unreserved seat 20:44 - 23:26¥ 12,314

Transportation from Tokyo to Yamagata

Facts about the transport from Tokyo to Yamagata

Cheapest Transport$28
Fastest Transport55m
Earliest Departure6:20 AM
Latest Departure11:20 PM
Departures per day24
Distance397 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAir Do, All Nippon Airways, Fuji Dream Airlines, Japan Airlines, Shinkansen JR East, Skymark Airlines, Tohoku express bus ZTH1, Yamagata Shinkansen

How to get from Tokyo to Yamagata

When you want to get from Tokyo to Yamagata, 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 161.76. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 79.97.

How far is Tokyo from Yamagata?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Tokyo to Yamagata. Your trip will be a total of 247 miles (397 km). The flying distance is 192 miles (308 km).

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

The travel time from Tokyo to Yamagata can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 19 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Tokyo to Yamagata 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 79.97 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 161.76.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 27.63 to USD 27.63;
  • Train tickets - USD 79.97 to USD 161.76;
  • Plane tickets - USD 84.45 to USD 320.35;

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 24 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Tokyo to Yamagata. 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 84.45.

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 Tokyo to Yamagata

Air Do, All Nippon Airways, Fuji Dream Airlines, Japan Airlines, Skymark Airlines


Taking a bus from Tokyo to Yamagata 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 Tokyo to Yamagata

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Tokyo to Yamagata? 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:

  • 73% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 16% users took a plane.
  • 11% decided to go for a bus.