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There are 4 ways to get from Akihabara (Station) to Ginza (Station) by train, subway, taxi or foot

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Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Akihabara to Yurakucho [JY] Yamanote Line / ...

¥80 - ¥210

3 alternative options

Subway  •  13 min

  1. Take the subway from Akihabara to Ginza [H] Hibiya Line

¥170 - ¥200

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Akihabara (Station) to Ginza (Station) 4.5 km

¥2100 - ¥2600

Walk  •  43 min

  1. Walk from Akihabara (Station) to Ginza (Station) 3.6 km

Akihabara (Station) → Ginza (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ginza (Station) is 0120-565653.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Akihabara (Station) to Ginza (Station) is to train, which costs ¥80 - ¥210 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Akihabara (Station) to Ginza (Station) is to taxi which costs ¥2100 - ¥2600 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Akihabara and arriving at Yurakucho. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Akihabara (Station) and Ginza (Station) is 3 km.

The best way to get from Akihabara (Station) to Ginza (Station) without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs ¥80 - ¥210.

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The train from Akihabara to Yurakucho takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Akihabara (Station) to Ginza (Station) train services, operated by JR-East, depart from Akihabara station.

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Akihabara (Station) to Ginza (Station) train services, operated by JR-East, arrive at Yurakucho station.

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There are 2857+ hotels available in Ginza (Station). Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Akihabara (Station) to Ginza (Station).
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  • Distance: 3 km
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Akihabara (Station), Japan and Ginza (Station), Tokyo, Japan?

JR-East operates a train from Akihabara to Yurakucho every 5 minutes. Tickets cost ¥80 - ¥210 and the journey takes 6 min. Japan Railways (JR) also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Train from Akihabara to Yurakucho
Ave. Duration
7 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥160
Schedules at
Tokyo Metro
Subway from Akihabara to Ginza
Ave. Duration
13 min
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥170 - ¥200
Other operators
Taxi from Akihabara (Station) to Ginza (Station)
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥2600
Tokyo Taxi
+81 3-5758-3630
Tokyo MK Taxi
+81 3-5547-5551
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
+81 3-5755-2336
Km Taxi
+81 3-5530-6001
+81 3-3814-1111

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