There are 4 ways to get from Aomori to Niigata by train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Aomori to Omiya(Saitama) Shinkansen Hayabusa
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Niigata Shinkansen Max Toki / ...

$192 - $265

Cheapest option

Train Japan Railways Limited Express  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Aomori to Akita Ltd Exp Tsugaru
  2. Take the train from Akita to Niigata Ltd Exp Inaho

$99 - $128

2 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Aomori to Niigata 269.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Aomori (AOJ) to Niigata (KIJ) AOJ - KIJ

$191 - $1,312

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The cheapest way to get from Aomori to Niigata is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥7500 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aomori to Niigata is to train which costs ¥21000 - ¥30000 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aomori to Niigata. However, there are services departing from Shin-Aomori and arriving at Aoyama(Niigata) via Omiya(Saitama) and Niigata. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Aomori and Niigata is 358 km. The road distance is 431.8 km.

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The best way to get from Aomori to Niigata without a car is to train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs ¥21000 - ¥30000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Aomori to Niigata, including transfers.

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Aomori to Niigata train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Aomori station.

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The best way to get from Aomori to Niigata is to train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs ¥21000 - ¥30000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥21000 - ¥150000 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Aomori to Niigata.
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  • Distance: 223.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Aomori, Japan and Niigata, Japan?

You can take a train from Aomori to Niigata via Omiya(Saitama) and Niigata in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Ibex Airlines fly from Aomori to Niigata hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Aomori to Niigata via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Aomori to Niigata via Osaka
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Aomori to Niigata via Sapporo, Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Aomori to Niigata via Sapporo, Nagoya
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Aomori to Niigata via Sapporo, Osaka
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,100
Flights from Aomori to Niigata via Osaka, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,700
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Aomori to Niigata via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Aomori to Niigata via Osaka
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,100
Flights from Aomori to Niigata via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,400
Flights from Aomori to Niigata via Tokyo Haneda, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $3,200
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Aomori to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$130 - $180
Reserved seat
$140 - $180
Green seat
$180 - $250
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $85
Reserved seat
$70 - $90
Green seat
$90 - $120
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Aomori to Akita
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akita to Niigata
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com

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