There are 3 ways to get from Asakusa to Kamakura 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  •  1 h 18 min

  1. JR Yokosuka

$10 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. 39.1 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  48 min

  1. 39.1 miles

$6 - $10

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Asakusa to Kamakura every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Train from Shimbashi to Kamakura
Ave. Duration
54 min
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Asakusa to Kamakura
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
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 Kamakura is 51 km. The road distance is 63 km.

The cheapest way to get from Asakusa to Kamakura is to drive which costs ¥700 - ¥1100 and takes 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Asakusa to Kamakura is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs ¥23000 - ¥29000.

It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Asakusa to Kamakura, including transfers.