There are 4 ways to get from Kanazawa to Niigata by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Joetsumyoko Shinkansen Hakutaka
  2. Take the train from Joetsumyoko to Niigata Ltd Exp Shirayuki / ...

$77 - $104

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanazawa to Toppara

$44

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Kanazawa to Niigata 189.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Niigata (KIJ) KMQ - KIJ

$115 - $516

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

You can take a train from Kanazawa to Niigata via Joetsumyoko and Niigata in around 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, Hokutetsu Transportation operates a bus from Kanazawa to Niigata once daily. Tickets cost $44 and the journey takes 4 h 28 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Tokyo Narita, Osaka
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Tokyo Haneda, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Sapporo, Osaka
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Sapporo, Nagoya
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Fukuoka, Nagoya
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Sendai, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Tokyo Haneda, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,600
Flights from Komatsu to Niigata via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,100
Train operators
Bus operators
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Kanazawa to Toppara
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kanazawa to Niigata?

The distance between Kanazawa and Niigata is 255 km. The road distance is 303 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kanazawa to Niigata?

The cheapest way to get from Kanazawa to Niigata is to drive which costs ¥3400 - ¥5500 and takes 3 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kanazawa to Niigata?

The quickest way to get from Kanazawa to Niigata is to drive which takes 3 h 14 min and costs ¥3400 - ¥5500.

Is there a direct train between Kanazawa and Niigata?

No, there is no direct train from Kanazawa to Niigata. However, there are services departing from Kanazawa and arriving at Aoyama(Niigata) via Joetsumyoko and Niigata. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kanazawa and Niigata?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kanazawa and arriving at Toppara. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

How long does it take to get from Kanazawa to Niigata?

It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Kanazawa to Niigata, including transfers.