There are 5 ways to get from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station) by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Harajuku to Akihabara JR Yamanote

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Train via Sendagaya  •  34 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station) is to drive which costs ¥110 - ¥170 and takes 8 min.

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

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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.

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The distance between Harajuku and Akihabara (Station) is 7 km. The road distance is 9.4 km.

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The best way to get from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station) without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs ¥310 - ¥450.

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

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

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Harajuku to Akihabara (Station) train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Akihabara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harajuku to Akihabara (Station) is 9 km. It takes approximately 8 min to drive from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station).

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There are 2218+ hotels available in Akihabara (Station). Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station).
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  • Distance: 4.4 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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)

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 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
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Uber Tokyo
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
$30 - $45
Black Van
$40 - $55
Taxi from Harajuku to Akihabara (Station)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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