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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Ikebukuro to Harajuku JR Yamanote

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Metro  •  19 min

  1. Take the Metro from Ikebukuro to Meiji-Jingumae Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin / ...

$1 - $2

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Harajuku 4.6 miles

$29 - $35

Walk  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Walk from Ikebukuro Eki to Harajuku 4.7 miles

What companies run services between Ikebukuro Eki, Japan and Harajuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Ikebukuro Eki to Harajuku every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 14 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Tokyo Metro
Subway from Ikebukuro to Meiji-Jingumae
Ave. Duration
16 min
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Harajuku
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Tokyo MK Taxi
+81 3-5547-5551
+81 3-3814-1111
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
+81 3-5755-2336

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ikebukuro Eki and Harajuku is 7 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Harajuku is to train which costs ¥140 - ¥190 and takes 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Harajuku is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs ¥3200 - ¥3900.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ikebukuro and arriving at Harajuku. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

The train from Ikebukuro to Harajuku takes 14 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.