There are 5 ways to get from Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Akihabara to Harajuku JR Yamanote

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Train via Sendagaya  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Akihabara to Sendagaya Jr Chuo/Sobu Local Service

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku 6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku 6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku 6 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Akihabara and arriving at Harajuku. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Akihabara (Station) and Harajuku is 7 km. The road distance is 9.6 km.

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The best way to get from Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs .

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The train from Akihabara to Harajuku takes 34 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Akihabara station.

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Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Harajuku station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku is 10 km. It takes approximately 9 min to drive from Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku.

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There are 2290+ hotels available in Harajuku. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku.
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  • Distance: 4.4 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Akihabara to Harajuku
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akihabara to Sendagaya
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Uber Tokyo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Black
$30 - $45
Black Van
$40 - $55
Taxi from Akihabara (Station) to Harajuku
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com

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