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

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Harajuku JR Yamanote

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Train via Akihabara  •  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

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Asakusa to Harajuku 7.4 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Asakusa to Harajuku 7.4 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Asakusa to Harajuku is to drive which costs ¥140 - ¥210 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Asakusa to Harajuku is to taxi which costs ¥4800 - ¥6000 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ueno and arriving at Harajuku. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Asakusa and Harajuku is 9 km. The road distance is 11.8 km.

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The best way to get from Asakusa to Harajuku without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs ¥280 - ¥400.

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The train from Ueno to Harajuku takes 30 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Asakusa to Harajuku train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Ueno station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Asakusa to Harajuku is 12 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Asakusa to Harajuku.

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There are 2450+ hotels available in Harajuku. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 5.8 miles
  • Duration: 30 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 30 min.

Train operators
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 Ueno to Harajuku
Ave. Duration
30 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
10 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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