Select from 4 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Harajuku to Akihabara JR Yamanote

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Train via Sendagaya  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Sendagaya to Akihabara JR Chuo/Sobu Local Service

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station) 5.9 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  8 min

  1. Drive from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station) 5.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station) 5.9 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Harajuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan and Akihabara (Station), Tokyo Prefecture, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Harajuku to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendagaya to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Uber Tokio
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
BLACK CAR
$30 - $45
BLACK VAN
$40 - $55
Taxi from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Harajuku and Akihabara (Station) is 7 km. The road distance is 9 km.

The cheapest way to get from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station) is to drive which costs ¥100 - ¥160 and takes 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station) is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs ¥3900 - ¥4700.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harajuku and arriving at Akihabara. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

The train from Harajuku to Akihabara takes 30 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.