There are 3 ways to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Nippori-eki by train, taxi or foot

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  •  12 min

  1. JR Yamanote

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. 4.8 miles

$29 - $40

Walk  •  1 h 25 min

  1. 4.5 miles

What companies run services between Ikebukuro Eki, Japan and Nippori-eki, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Ikebukuro Eki to Nippori-eki every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Other operators
Taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Nippori-eki
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$29 - $40
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 Nippori-eki is 6 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Nippori-eki is to train which costs ¥140 - ¥190 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Nippori-eki is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs ¥3300 - ¥4000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ikebukuro and arriving at Nippori. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

The train from Ikebukuro to Nippori takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.