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There are 3 ways to get from Fukushima to Yamagata by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Fukushima(Fukushima) to Yamagata Shinkansen Tsubasa

$30 - $45

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Bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Fukushima to Hirosedori
  2. Take the bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Kencho-mae

$18 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Fukushima to Yamagata 59.2 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Fukushima to Yamagata is to drive which costs ¥1100 - ¥1700 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fukushima to Yamagata is to train which costs ¥3400 - ¥5000 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fukushima to Yamagata. However, there are services departing from Fukushima and arriving at Yamagata Kencho-mae via Hirose dori Ichiban-cho. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fukushima(Fukushima) and arriving at Yamagata. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Fukushima and Yamagata is 54 km. The road distance is 94.7 km.

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The best way to get from Fukushima to Yamagata without a car is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs ¥3400 - ¥5000.

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The train from Fukushima(Fukushima) to Yamagata takes 1 h 9 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Fukushima to Yamagata bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, depart from Fukushima station.

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Fukushima to Yamagata train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Fukushima(Fukushima) station.

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The best way to get from Fukushima to Yamagata is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs ¥3400 - ¥5000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2000 - ¥2400 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Fukushima to Yamagata.
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  • Distance: 34 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

What companies run services between Fukushima, Japan and Yamagata, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Fukushima to Yamagata every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fukushima to Yamagata via Hirosedori and Hirose dori Ichiban-cho in around 2 h 8 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Fukushima to Hirosedori
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Kencho-mae
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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Fukushima to Yamagata bus services, operated by Yamako Bus, arrive at Yamagata Kencho-mae station.

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Fukushima to Yamagata train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Yamagata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fukushima to Yamagata is 95 km. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Fukushima to Yamagata.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Yamagata. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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