There are 3 ways to get from Kanazawa to Kusatsu by train or car

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Train Japan Railways Thunderbird  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Kyoto Ltd Exp Thunderbird

$57 - $62

Cheapest option

Train Japan Railways Limited Express  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Maibara Ltd Exp Shirasagi
  2. Take the train from Maibara to Kusatsu(Shiga) JR Biwako / ...

$47 - $59

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Kanazawa to Kusatsu 148 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Kanazawa to Kusatsu is to drive which costs ¥2800 - ¥4100 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanazawa to Kusatsu is to drive which costs ¥2800 - ¥4100 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Kanazawa and Kusatsu is 186 km. The road distance is 236.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Kanazawa to Kusatsu, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Kanazawa to Kusatsu. However, there are services departing from Kanazawa and arriving at Kusatsu(Shiga) via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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

Japan Railways Thunderbird operates a train from Kanazawa to Kusatsu hourly. Tickets cost $54 - $58 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$54 - $58
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Maibara to Kusatsu(Shiga)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com

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