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There are 7 ways to get from Arakawa to Shinjuku by subway, train, tram, taxi or car

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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Metro, subway  •  28m

  1. Take the Metro from Minowa to Naka-Okachimachi Tokyo Metro Hibiya
  2. Take the subway from Ueno-Okachimachi to Higashi-Shinjuku Toei Subway Oedo

$4 - $5

Cheapest option

Tram  •  47m

  1. Take the tram from Arakawa Nichinome to Omokagebashi Toden Arakawa

$1 - $2

5 alternative options

Train, subway  •  31m

  1. Take the train from Machiya(Keisei) to Keisei-Ueno Keisei Main Local
  2. Take the subway from Ueno-Okachimachi to Higashi-Shinjuku Toei Subway Oedo

$3 - $5

Train  •  42m

  1. Take the train from Nippori to Shin-Okubo JR Yamanote

$3 - $6

Tram via Higashi-Shinjuku  •  52m

  1. Take the tram from Arakawa Nichinome to Kishibojin-mae Toden Arakawa

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  12m

  1. Take a taxi from Arakawa to Shinjuku 7.6 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  12m

  1. Drive from Arakawa to Shinjuku 7.6 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Arakawa to Shinjuku is to tram which costs ¥90 - ¥170 and takes 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Arakawa to Shinjuku is to taxi which costs ¥4900 - ¥6000 and takes 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nippori and arriving at Shin-Okubo. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42m.

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The distance between Arakawa and Shinjuku is 8 km. The road distance is 12.1 km.

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The best way to get from Arakawa to Shinjuku without a car is to Metro and subway which takes 28m and costs ¥390 - ¥550.

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It takes approximately 28m to get from Arakawa to Shinjuku, including transfers.

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Arakawa to Shinjuku train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Nippori station.

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Arakawa to Shinjuku train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Shin-Okubo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arakawa to Shinjuku is 12 km. It takes approximately 12m to drive from Arakawa to Shinjuku.

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There are 1531+ hotels available in Shinjuku. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 4.8 miles
  • Duration: 28m

What companies run services between Arakawa, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan and Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Arakawa to Shinjuku every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 42m.

Train operators
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Minowa to Naka-Okachimachi
Ave. Duration
5m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Nippori to Shin-Okubo
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Toei Tokyo Metropolian Transportation
Website
kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp
Tram from Arakawa Nichinome to Omokagebashi
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp
Adult
$2
Child
$1
Tram from Arakawa Nichinome to Kishibojin-mae
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp
Adult
$2
Child
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Arakawa to Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
12m
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo

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