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There are 4 ways to get from Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Shimbashi to Kamakura JR Yokosuka

$8 - $13

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Train via Higashi-Ginza  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Shimbashi to Kamakura JR Yokosuka

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura 34.5 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura 34.5 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura is to drive which costs ¥650 - ¥950 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura is to taxi which costs ¥21000 - ¥25000 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shimbashi and arriving at Kamakura. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Higashi-Ginza and Kamakura is 45 km. The road distance is 55.1 km.

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The best way to get from Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura without a car is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs ¥950 - ¥1500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura, including transfers.

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Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Shimbashi station.

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Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Kamakura station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura is 55 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Kamakura. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura.
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  • Distance: 27.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

What companies run services between Higashi-Ginza, Japan and Kamakura, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 54 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 Shimbashi to Kamakura
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Higashi-Ginza to Kamakura
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
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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