There are 5 ways to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa by subway, train, taxi or car

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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Metro, subway  •  16 min

  1. Take the Metro from Ikebukuro to Korakuen Tokyo Metro Marunouchi
  2. Take the subway from Kasuga(Tokyo) to Shin-Okachimachi Toei Subway Oedo

$3 - $4

4 alternative options

Metro, train  •  31 min

  1. Take the Metro from Ikebukuro to Awajicho Tokyo Metro Marunouchi
  2. Take the train from Akihabara to Asakusa(Tsukuba) Tsukuba Express Local / ...

$4

Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Ikebukuro to Ueno JR Yamanote

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa 8.4 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa 8.4 miles

$1 - $2

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ikebukuro and arriving at Ueno. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Ikebukuro Eki and Asakusa is 8 km. The road distance is 13.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa without a car is to Metro and subway which takes 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 16 min to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa is 13 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa.

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There are 2301+ hotels available in Asakusa. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa.
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  • Distance: 4.9 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Ikebukuro Eki, Japan and Asakusa, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Ikebukuro to Korakuen
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Ikebukuro to Awajicho
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Akihabara to Asakusa(Tsukuba)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$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 Ueno
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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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