There are 5 ways to get from Asakusa to Hakuba by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Nagano Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nagano station to Hakuba-Happo bus terminal

$72 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus Jam Jam Liner  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Kajibashi to Lawson Shinshu

$42

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Itoigawa Shinkansen Hakutaka
  2. Take the train from Itoigawa to Minami-Otari Jr Oito

$76 - $106

Bus Keikyu Limousine  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station to Hakuba Happo

$58 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Asakusa to Hakuba 166.1 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Asakusa to Hakuba is to drive which costs ¥3100 - ¥4600 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Asakusa to Hakuba is to train and bus which costs ¥8000 - ¥11000 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Asakusa to Hakuba. However, there are services departing from Asakusa View Hotel, Tokyo and arriving at Hakuba Happo via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Asakusa to Hakuba. However, there are services departing from Ueno and arriving at Hakuba via Itoigawa and Minami-Otari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Asakusa and Hakuba is 206 km. The road distance is 265.8 km.

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The best way to get from Asakusa to Hakuba without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 32 min and costs ¥8000 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Asakusa to Hakuba, including transfers.

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Asakusa to Hakuba bus services, operated by Keikyu Limousine, arrive at Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station.

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Map of how to get from Asakusa to Hakuba.
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  • Distance: 129 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Asakusa, Japan and Hakuba, Japan?

You can take a train from Asakusa to Hakuba via Itoigawa and Minami-Otari in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, Keikyu Limousine operates a bus from Asakusa to Hakuba once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ueno to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $110
Train from Ueno to Itoigawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $95
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
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 Itoigawa to Minami-Otari
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Alpico Group
Phone
+886-2-2501-8559
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Nagano station to Hakuba-Happo bus terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Keikyu Limousine
Website
hnd-bus.com
Bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station to Hakuba Happo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com
Jam Jam Liner
Phone
050-3802-1544
Website
jamjamliner.jp
Bus from Tokyo Kajibashi to Lawson Shinshu
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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