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There are 4 ways to get from Harajuku to Asakusa by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Harajuku to Ueno JR Yamanote

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Train via Akihabara  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Sendagaya to Akihabara Jr Chuo/Sobu Local Service
  2. Take the train from Akihabara to Asakusa(Tsukuba) Tsukuba Express Local / ...

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harajuku to Asakusa 7.4 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Harajuku to Asakusa 7.4 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Harajuku to Asakusa is to drive which costs ¥140 - ¥210 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harajuku to Asakusa is to taxi which costs ¥4800 - ¥6000 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harajuku and arriving at Ueno. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Harajuku and Asakusa is 9 km. The road distance is 11.8 km.

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The best way to get from Harajuku to Asakusa without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs ¥340 - ¥480.

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The train from Harajuku to Ueno takes 34 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Harajuku to Asakusa is 12 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Harajuku to Asakusa.

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There are 2378+ hotels available in Asakusa. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 5.8 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Harajuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan and Asakusa, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Harajuku to Asakusa every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 34 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 Ueno
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Akihabara to Asakusa(Tsukuba)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harajuku to Asakusa
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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