There are 8 ways to get from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi

$107 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Osaka Station Bus Terminal

$58 - $60

6 alternative options

Night bus Nankai Bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Osaka Minato-Machi Bus Terminal

$86 - $89

Night bus Willer Travel  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo Station to Universal Studios Japan

$75

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan 325.7 miles

$55 - $80

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM

$88 - $330

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
  3. Take the train from Nishikujo to Sakurajima

$76 - $276

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka (ITM) NRT - ITM

$129 - $465

What companies run services between Ginza, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan and Universal Studios Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan every 3 hours. Tickets cost $56 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nishikujo to Sakurajima
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Osaka Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Osaka Minato-Machi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
nankaibus.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Tokyo Station to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan?

The distance between Ginza and Universal Studios Japan is 410 km. The road distance is 521 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan?

The cheapest way to get from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan is to bus which costs ¥6200 - ¥6500 and takes 9 h 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan?

The quickest way to get from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥17000.

Is there a direct train between Ginza and Universal Studios Japan?

No, there is no direct train from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Sakurajima via Shin-Osaka, Osaka and Nishikujo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ginza and Universal Studios Japan?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Tokyo Station and arriving at Universal Studios Japan. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan?

It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Ginza to Universal Studios Japan, including transfers.