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There are 5 ways to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa by night train, train, subway, taxi or car

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Night train, train  •  18 min

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

$2 - $3

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Train  •  23 min

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

$2 - $3

Metro, train  •  27 min

  1. Take the Metro from Ikebukuro to Shibuya Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin / ...
  2. Take the train from Shibuya to Shimo-Kitazawa Keio Inokashira Local / ...

$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

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 18 min.

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The distance between Ikebukuro Eki and Shimokitazawa is 9 km. The road distance is 10.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa without a car is to night train and train which takes 18 min and costs ¥220 - ¥390.

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It takes approximately 18 min to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa, including transfers.

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Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Ikebukuro station.

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Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa train services, operated by Odakyu Railways, arrive at Shimo-Kitazawa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa is 10 km. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa.

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There are 2685+ hotels available in Shimokitazawa. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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 23 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
Night train from Ikebukuro to Shinjuku(Jr)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Keio Railways
Website
keio.co.jp
Train from Shibuya to Shimo-Kitazawa
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Shimokitazawa
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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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