There are 4 ways to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine by train, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Train, Metro  •  31 min

  1. JR Yamanote
  2. Tokyo Metro Ginza

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Train  •  47 min

  1. JR Yamanote

$1 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. 8.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  11 min

  1. 8.7 miles

$1 - $3

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Ueno to Asakusa(Tobu/Subway)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ikebukuro Eki and Asakusa Shrine is 8 km. The road distance is 14 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine is to drive which costs ¥160 - ¥240 and takes 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs ¥5500 - ¥7000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ikebukuro and arriving at Ueno. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

It takes approximately 31 min to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine, including transfers.