There are 3 ways to get from Iwaki to Sendai by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Iwaki(Fukushima) to Koriyama(Fukushima) JR Ban-etsu-East
  2. Take the train from Koriyama(Fukushima) to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) Shinkansen Yamabiko

$42 - $67

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Bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Iwaki to Sendai Station

$25

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Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Iwaki to Sendai 95.9 miles

$16 - $24

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Iwaki and arriving at Sendai Station station. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Iwaki to Sendai. However, there are services departing from Iwaki(Fukushima) and arriving at Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) via Koriyama(Fukushima). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Iwaki and Sendai is 135 km. The road distance is 153.4 km.

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The best way to get from Iwaki to Sendai without a car is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Iwaki to Sendai, including transfers.

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Iwaki to Sendai bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, depart from Iwaki station.

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Iwaki to Sendai train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Iwaki(Fukushima) station.

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The best way to get from Iwaki to Sendai is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 4 min.

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Iwaki to Sendai bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, arrive at Sendai Station.

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Iwaki to Sendai train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) station.

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Map of how to get from Iwaki to Sendai.
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  • Distance: 84.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Iwaki, Japan and Sendai, Miyagi, Japan?

You can take a train from Iwaki to Sendai via Koriyama(Fukushima) in around 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Tōhoku operates a bus from Iwaki to Sendai every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 and the journey takes 3 h 4 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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Iwaki(Fukushima) to Koriyama(Fukushima)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Iwaki to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Iwaki to Sendai is 153 km. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Iwaki to Sendai.

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