Travel from Aomori to Niigata

Train, bus or fly from Aomori to Niigata?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Aomori to Niigata every 2 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, JR Bus Tōhoku operates a bus from Aomori to Niigata once daily. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Aomori to Niigata

From Shin-Aomori train to Omiya(Saitama), train to Niigata, then train to Aoyama(Niigata). 5 h 27 min ¥24409. From Aomori train to Akita, train to Niigata, then train to Aoyama(Niigata). 7 h 38 min ¥12630. From Aomori bus to Sendai, bus to Niigata, then train to Sekiya(Niigata). 10 h 25 min ¥10653. From Aomori drive to Niigata. 6 h 11 min ¥6157. From Nokyokaikan-mae bus to Aomori airport, fly to Niigata airport, then taxi to Niigata. 4 h 34 min ¥68239.