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There are 11 ways to get from Hikone to Tokyo by train, night train, night bus, car, plane or bus

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

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Maibara to Tokyo Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$87 - $122

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Night bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hikone Station to Tokyo Station

$35 - $55

9 alternative options

Train, night train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Maibara to Gifu-Hashima Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take the night train from Nagoya to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$117 - $177

Train, night bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Maibara to Nagoya Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Nagoya to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit

$93 - $107

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Hikone to Tokyo 263 miles

$40 - $65

Train, train to Chūbu Centrair, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Minamihikone to Maibara
  2. Take the train from Maibara to Nagoya
  3. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) NGO - HND

$99 - $288

Train, train to Osaka Itami, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Minamihikone to Maibara
  2. Take the train from Maibara to Shin-Osaka
  3. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND

$116 - $376

Train to Komatsu, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Maibara to Komatsu
  2. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) KMQ - HND

$120 - $358

Train to Chūbu Centrair, fly to Tokyo Narita, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Maibara to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) NGO - NRT
  3. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo

$121 - $346

Train, train to Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Maibara to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Shin-Kobe
  3. Fly from Kobe (UKB) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) UKB - HND

$116 - $345

Train, bus to Tokushima, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Maibara to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the bus from Shin-Kobe Station to Kousoku Naruto
  3. Fly from Tokushima (TKS) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) TKS - HND

$226 - $585

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hikone to Tokyo is to night bus which costs ¥4200 - ¥6000 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hikone to Tokyo is to train and night train which costs ¥13000 - ¥20000 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Hikone Station station and arriving at Tokyo Station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hikone to Tokyo. However, there are services departing from Minamihikone and arriving at Tokyo via Maibara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Hikone and Tokyo is 322 km. The road distance is 420.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hikone to Tokyo without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥14000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Hikone to Tokyo, including transfers.

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Hikone to Tokyo bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Hikone Station.

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Hikone to Tokyo train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Maibara station.

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The quickest flight from Chūbu Centrair Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Hikone to Tokyo.
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  • Distance: 201.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Hikone, Japan and Tokyo, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Hikone to Tokyo hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda via Izumo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Komatsu to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokushima to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Komatsu to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokushima to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Maibara to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$85 - $120
Reserved seat
$95 - $120
Green seat
$120 - $170
Train from Maibara to Gifu-Hashima
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$21 - $29
Reserved seat
$28 - $35
Green seat
$30 - $45
Night train from Nagoya to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
Train from Maibara to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Maibara to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$50 - $70
Train from Shin-Osaka to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$19 - $26
Reserved seat
$25 - $35
Green seat
$30 - $45
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 Minamihikone to Maibara
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Hikone Station to Tokyo Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
JR Bus Kanto
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Shin-Kobe Station to Kousoku Naruto
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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Hikone to Tokyo bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Tokyo Station.

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Hikone to Tokyo train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Tokyo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hikone to Tokyo is 421 km. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from Hikone to Tokyo.

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All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Chūbu Centrair Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

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There are 2713+ hotels available in Tokyo. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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