There are 4 ways to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, Metro  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Ikebukuro to Ueno JR Yamanote
  2. Take the Metro from Ueno to Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) Tokyo Metro Ginza

$3 - $4

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Ikebukuro to Ueno JR Yamanote
  2. Take the bus from Ueno to Sensoji Temple

$4

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine 8.7 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine 8.7 miles

$1 - $3

Questions & Answers

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine without a car is to train and Metro which takes 31 min and costs ¥290 - ¥480.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine is 14 km. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine.

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Map of how to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine.
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  • Distance: 5.1 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

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

There is no direct connection from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine. However, you can take the train to Ueno, take the Metro to Asakusa(Tobu/Subway), then take the walk to Asakusa Shrine. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine via Ueno and Sensoji Temple in around 45 min.

Train operators
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
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
Bus operators
Tobu bus
Website
tobu-bus.com
Bus from Ueno to Sensoji Temple
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
tobu-bus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Asakusa Shrine
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$50 - $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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