There are 4 ways to get from Asakusa to Harajuku by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Akihabara to Harajuku JR Yamanote

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Train via Sendagaya  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Asakusa(Tsukuba) to Akihabara Tsukuba Express Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Akihabara to Sendagaya JR Chuo/Sobu Local Service

$3 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Asakusa to Harajuku 8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Asakusa to Harajuku 8 miles

$1 - $2

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

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

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The distance between Asakusa and Harajuku is 10 km. The road distance is 12.7 km.

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

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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.

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Asakusa to Harajuku train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Osaki station.

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Map of how to get from Asakusa to Harajuku.
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  • Distance: 6.1 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Akihabara to Harajuku
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akihabara to Sendagaya
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Asakusa(Tsukuba) to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Asakusa to Harajuku
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com

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