There are 5 ways to get from Asakusa to Ikebukuro Eki by train, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Ikebukuro JR Yamanote

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Train via Akihabara  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Asakusa(Tsukuba) to Akihabara Tsukuba Express Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Akihabara to Ikebukuro JR Yamanote

$3 - $5

Metro  •  54 min

  1. Take the Metro from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Akasaka-Mitsuke Tokyo Metro Ginza
  2. Take the Metro from Akasaka-Mitsuke to Ikebukuro Tokyo Metro Marunouchi

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Asakusa to Ikebukuro Eki 7.2 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Asakusa to Ikebukuro Eki 7.2 miles

$1 - $2

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Asakusa to Ikebukuro Eki is to drive which costs ¥130 - ¥200 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Asakusa to Ikebukuro Eki is to taxi which costs ¥4700 - ¥6000 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ueno and arriving at Ikebukuro. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Asakusa and Ikebukuro Eki is 8 km. The road distance is 11.5 km.

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The best way to get from Asakusa to Ikebukuro Eki without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs ¥170 - ¥250.

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The train from Ueno to Ikebukuro takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Asakusa to Ikebukuro Eki is 12 km. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Asakusa to Ikebukuro Eki.

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There are 2232+ hotels available in Ikebukuro Eki. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Asakusa to Ikebukuro Eki.
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  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Asakusa, Japan and Ikebukuro Eki, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Asakusa to Ikebukuro Eki every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 16 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 Ikebukuro
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akihabara to Ikebukuro
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
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
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Akasaka-Mitsuke
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Akasaka-Mitsuke to Ikebukuro
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Asakusa to Ikebukuro Eki
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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