There are 3 ways to get from Harajuku to Asakusa by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Harajuku to Akihabara JR Yamanote

$5 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harajuku to Asakusa 8.4 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Harajuku to Asakusa 8.4 miles

$1 - $2

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 $2 - $4 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Other operators
Taxi from Harajuku to Asakusa
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Tokyo MK Taxi
+81 3-5547-5551
+81 3-3814-1111
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
+81 3-5755-2336

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Harajuku and Asakusa is 10 km. The road distance is 13 km.

The cheapest way to get from Harajuku to Asakusa is to drive which costs ¥150 - ¥230 and takes 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Harajuku to Asakusa is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs ¥5500 - ¥6500.

No, there is no direct train from Harajuku to Asakusa. However, there are services departing from Harajuku and arriving at Asakusa(Tsukuba) via Akihabara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 min.

It takes approximately 39 min to get from Harajuku to Asakusa, including transfers.