There are 5 ways to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa 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  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Ikebukuro to Shinjuku(Jr) JR Saikyo Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Shimo-Kitazawa Odakyu Odawara Exp / ...

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Metro  •  29 min

  1. Take the Metro from Ikebukuro to Shibuya Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin / ...

$3 - $4

Metro via Shinjuku(Jr)  •  49 min

  1. Take the Metro from Ikebukuro to Shinjuku(Jr) Tokyo Metro Marunouchi

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa 6.6 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa 6.6 miles

$1 - $2

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

You can take a train from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa via Shinjuku(Jr) in around 20 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ikebukuro to Shinjuku(Jr)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Ikebukuro to Shibuya
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Ikebukuro to Shinjuku(Jr)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 Shimokitazawa is 9 km. The road distance is 10 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa is to drive which costs ¥120 - ¥180 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs ¥4300 - ¥5500.

No, there is no direct train from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa. However, there are services departing from Ikebukuro and arriving at Shimo-Kitazawa via Shinjuku(Jr). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 min.

It takes approximately 20 min to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa, including transfers.