There are 9 ways to get from Kanazawa to Akita by train, night train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Omiya(Saitama) Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Akita Shinkansen Komachi

$210 - $291

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Bus, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanazawa to Shin Niigata
  2. Take the train from Niigata to Akita Ltd Exp Inaho

$97 - $117

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Train, night train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Joetsumyoko
  2. Take the night train from Joetsumyoko to Niigata
  3. Take the train from Niigata to Akita

$135 - $183

Bus  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanazawa to Shin Niigata
  2. Take the bus from Shin-Niigata to Sendai
  3. Take the bus from Sendai to Akita

$126

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Kanazawa to Akita 351.7 miles

$55 - $90

Fly Komatsu to Akita  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Akita (AXT) KMQ - AXT

$149 - $919

Train to Osaka, fly to Akita  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Shin-Osaka
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Akita (AXT) ITM - AXT

$175 - $370

Fly Komatsu to Sendai, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Sendai (SDJ) KMQ - SDJ
  2. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Akita

$221 - $423

Train, train to Nagoya, fly to Akita  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Maibara
  2. Take the train from Maibara to Nagoya
  3. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Akita (AXT) NGO - AXT

$252 - $956

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kanazawa to Akita. However, there are services departing from Kanazawa and arriving at Akita via Shin-Niigata and Sendai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kanazawa to Akita. However, there are services departing from Kanazawa and arriving at Akita via Omiya(Saitama). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Kanazawa and Akita is 462 km. The road distance is 562.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kanazawa to Akita without a car is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Kanazawa to Akita, including transfers.

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Kanazawa to Akita bus services, operated by Hokutetsu Transportation, depart from Kanazawa station.

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Kanazawa to Akita train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kanazawa station.

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The best way to get from Kanazawa to Akita is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 51 min.

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There is no direct flight from Komatsu Airport to Akita Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Kanazawa to Akita bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, arrive at Akita station.

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Map of how to get from Kanazawa to Akita.
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  • Distance: 288.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Kanazawa, Japan and Akita, Japan?

You can take a train from Kanazawa to Akita via Omiya(Saitama) in around 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kanazawa to Akita via Shin Niigata, Shin-Niigata, and Sendai in around 13 h 57 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Akita via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Komatsu to Akita via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Komatsu to Akita via Tokyo Haneda, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Komatsu to Akita via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Osaka to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Akita via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Komatsu to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from Nagoya to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Nagoya to Akita via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Komatsu to Akita via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Komatsu to Akita via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,700
Flights from Osaka to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$90 - $120
Reserved seat
$100 - $130
Green seat
$130 - $170
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Akita
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$120 - $160
Reserved seat
$130 - $170
Green seat
$170 - $230
Train from Kanazawa to Joetsumyoko
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Akita
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $90
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$100 - $130
Train from Maibara to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Night train from Joetsumyoko to Niigata
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Niigata to Akita
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Maibara
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$62 - $66
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Kanazawa to Shin Niigata
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Shin-Niigata to Sendai
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai to Akita
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp

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Kanazawa to Akita train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Akita station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kanazawa to Akita is 563 km. It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to drive from Kanazawa to Akita.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Komatsu Airport to Akita Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Akita. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kanazawa to Komatsu Airport is to bus which takes 37 min and costs .

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