There are 5 ways to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Akihabara (Station) by subway, train, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Metro  •  17 min

  1. Take the Metro from Ikebukuro to Ochanomizu Tokyo Metro Marunouchi

$3

Cheapest option

Metro via Akihabara (Station)  •  23 min

  1. Take the Metro from Ikebukuro to Ochanomizu Tokyo Metro Marunouchi

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Ikebukuro to Akihabara JR Yamanote

$3 - $6

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Akihabara (Station) 5.8 miles

$35 - $45

Walk  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Walk from Ikebukuro Eki to Akihabara (Station) 5.2 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ikebukuro and arriving at Akihabara. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Ikebukuro Eki and Akihabara (Station) is 7 km.

The best way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Akihabara (Station) without a car is to Metro which takes 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 min to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Akihabara (Station), including transfers.

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Ikebukuro Eki to Akihabara (Station) train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Ikebukuro station.

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Ikebukuro Eki to Akihabara (Station) train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Akihabara station.

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There are 2297+ hotels available in Akihabara (Station). Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Akihabara (Station).
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  • Distance: 4.3 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Ikebukuro Eki, Japan and Akihabara (Station), Tokyo Prefecture, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Ikebukuro Eki to Akihabara (Station) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Ikebukuro to Ochanomizu
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Ikebukuro to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Akihabara (Station)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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