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There are 6 ways to get from Asakusa to Ginza by train, subway, ferry, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Shimbashi Airport-Kaitoku

¥140 - ¥200

5 alternative options

Subway  •  12 min

  1. Take the subway from Asakusa to Higashi-ginza [A] Asakusa Line / ...

¥170 - ¥220

Water bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the Water bus from Asakusa to Hamarikyu

¥950 - ¥1400

Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from 隅田公園 to 東京駅八重洲口 東42-1

¥210

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Asakusa to Ginza 7.6 km

¥3200 - ¥3900

Walk  •  1h 16m

  1. Walk from Asakusa to Ginza 6.4 km

Asakusa to Ginza by subway

The subway journey time between Asakusa and Ginza is around 15 min and covers a distance of around 5 km. The fastest subway normally takes 11 min. Operated by Toei Subway and Tokyo Metro, the Asakusa to Ginza subway service departs from Asakusa and arrives in Higashi-ginza. Typically 3474 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Asakusa to Ginza subway schedules

Asakusa → Ginza
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ginza is 0120-565653.

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The social distance requirement in Ginza is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Asakusa to Ginza is to train, which costs ¥140 - ¥200 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Asakusa to Ginza is to taxi which costs ¥3200 - ¥3900 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 隅田公園 and arriving at 東京駅八重洲口. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Asakusa and arriving at Hamarikyu. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) and arriving at Shimbashi. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Asakusa and Ginza is 6 km.

The best way to get from Asakusa to Ginza without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs ¥140 - ¥200.

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The train from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Shimbashi takes 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Asakusa to Ginza bus services, operated by Toei Bus, depart from 隅田公園 station.

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Asakusa to Ginza train services, operated by Keikyu Railways, depart from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) station.

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Map of how to get from Asakusa to Ginza.
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  • Distance: 5.8 km
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Asakusa, Japan and Ginza, Tokyo, Japan?

Keikyu Railways operates a train from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Shimbashi hourly. Tickets cost ¥140 - ¥200 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, Toei Bus operates a bus from 隅田公園 to 東京駅八重洲口 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ¥180 - ¥210 and the journey takes 36 min.

Train operators
Keikyu Railways
Website
keikyu.co.jp
Train from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Shimbashi
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥140 - ¥200
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Asakusa to Ginza
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
¥170 - ¥200
Website
https://www.tokyometro.jp/en/
Bus operators
Toei Bus
Website
kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp
Bus from 隅田公園 to 東京駅八重洲口
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥180 - ¥210
Website
https://www.kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp/eng/
Ferry operators
Tokyo Cruise
Email
reservation@suijobus.co.jp
Website
suijobus.co.jp
Ferry from Asakusa to Hamarikyu
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥1380
Schedules at
suijobus.co.jp
Tokyo Park Water Bus
Phone
03-5608-8869
Website
tokyo-park.or.jp
Ferry from Sensoji Nitemmonmae to Seiroka Garden mae
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥961
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi from Asakusa to Ginza
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥3900
Tokyo Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5758-3630
Website
tokyotaxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Km Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5530-6001
Website
km-taxi.tokyo
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo

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The best way to get from Asakusa to Ginza is to train which takes 10 min and costs ¥140 - ¥200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥210 and takes 36 min.

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Asakusa to Ginza bus services, operated by Toei Bus, arrive at 東京駅八重洲口 station.

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Asakusa to Ginza train services, operated by Keikyu Railways, arrive at Shimbashi station.

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