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There are 6 ways to get from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station) by subway, train, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway, train  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Iidabashi Toei Subway Oedo
  2. Take the train from Iidabashi to Akihabara Jr Chuo/Sobu Local Service

$3

Cheapest option

Subway  •  28 min

  1. Take the subway from Shinjuku-Sanchome to Iwamotocho Toei Subway Shinjuku

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Okubo to Akihabara JR Yamanote

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station) 4.3 miles

$26 - $32

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station) 4.3 miles

$26 - $35

Walk  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Walk from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station) 4.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station) is to subway which costs ¥210 - ¥240 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station) is to taxi which costs ¥3000 - ¥3600 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shin-Okubo and arriving at Akihabara. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Higashi-Shinjuku Station and Akihabara (Station) is 6 km.

The best way to get from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station) without a car is to subway and train which takes 19 min and costs ¥290 - ¥310.

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It takes approximately 19 min to get from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station), including transfers.

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Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station) train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Shin-Okubo station.

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

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There are 2382+ hotels available in Akihabara (Station). Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station).
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  • Distance: 3.7 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Higashi-Shinjuku Station, Japan and Akihabara (Station), Tokyo Prefecture, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Toei Subway
Website
kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp
Subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Iidabashi
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Shinjuku-Sanchome to Iwamotocho
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Iidabashi to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Okubo to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Uber Tokyo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Black
$26 - $35
Black Van
$35 - $45
Taxi from Higashi-Shinjuku Station to Akihabara (Station)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32
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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