There are 3 ways to get from Asakusa to Harajuku by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  40 min

  1. JR Yamanote

$4 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. 8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  11 min

  1. 8 miles

$1 - $2

What companies run services between Asakusa, Japan and Harajuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Asakusa to Harajuku every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Other operators
Taxi from Asakusa to Harajuku
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Tokyo MK Taxi
+81 3-5547-5551
+81 3-3814-1111
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
+81 3-5755-2336

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Asakusa and Harajuku is 10 km. The road distance is 13 km.

The cheapest way to get from Asakusa to Harajuku is to drive which costs ¥140 - ¥220 and takes 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Asakusa to Harajuku is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs ¥5000 - ¥6500.

No, there is no direct train from Asakusa to Harajuku. However, there are services departing from Asakusa(Tsukuba) and arriving at Harajuku via Akihabara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

It takes approximately 40 min to get from Asakusa to Harajuku, including transfers.