There are 5 ways to get from Asakusa to Kichijōji by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Akihabara to Kichijoji Jr Chuo/Sobu Local Service

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Metro, train  •  59 min

  1. Take the Metro from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Shibuya Tokyo Metro Ginza
  2. Take the train from Shibuya to Kichijoji Keio Inokashira Exp

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Asakusa View Hotel, Tokyo to Haneda Airport Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 to Kichijōji Station

$17 - $22

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Asakusa to Kichijōji 14.4 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Asakusa to Kichijōji 14.4 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Asakusa to Kichijōji is to drive which costs ¥270 - ¥400 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Asakusa to Kichijōji is to taxi which costs ¥9000 - ¥11000 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Asakusa to Kichijōji station. However, there are services departing from Asakusa View Hotel, Tokyo and arriving at Kichijōji Station via Haneda Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Asakusa to Kichijōji. However, there are services departing from Asakusa(Tsukuba) and arriving at Kichijoji via Akihabara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Asakusa and Kichijōji is 20 km. The road distance is 23 km.

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The best way to get from Asakusa to Kichijōji without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs ¥500 - ¥800.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from Asakusa to Kichijōji, including transfers.

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Asakusa to Kichijōji bus services, operated by Airport Limousine, depart from Asakusa View Hotel, Tokyo station.

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

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The best way to get from Asakusa to Kichijōji is to train which takes 51 min and costs ¥500 - ¥800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1900 - ¥2600 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Asakusa to Kichijōji bus services, operated by Airport Limousine, arrive at Kichijōji Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Asakusa to Kichijōji.
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  • Distance: 12.2 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Asakusa to Kichijōji every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Asakusa to Kichijōji via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 in around 2 h 25 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 Akihabara to Kichijoji
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Shibuya
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keio Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shibuya to Kichijoji
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Airport Limousine
Website
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Asakusa View Hotel, Tokyo to Haneda Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 to Kichijōji Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
limousinebus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Asakusa to Kichijōji
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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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