There are 4 ways to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Shinjuku by subway, train, taxi or foot

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Metro  •  7 min

  1. Take the Metro from Ikebukuro to Higashi-Shinjuku Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Ikebukuro to Shin-Okubo JR Yamanote

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Shinjuku 2.6 miles

$17 - $21

Walk  •  45 min

  1. Walk from Ikebukuro Eki to Shinjuku 2.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Shinjuku is to Metro which costs ¥170 - ¥190 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Shinjuku is to taxi which costs ¥2000 - ¥2400 and takes 5 min.

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The distance between Ikebukuro Eki and Shinjuku is 3 km.

The Metro from Ikebukuro to Higashi-Shinjuku takes 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ikebukuro and arriving at Shin-Okubo. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Ikebukuro Eki to Shinjuku every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Ikebukuro to Higashi-Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Other operators
Taxi from Ikebukuro Eki to Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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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