There are 8 ways to get from Kanazawa to Nikkō by train, car, plane or bus

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  •  3 h 55 min

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

$124 - $174

Cheapest option

Train via Takasaki  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Takasaki
  2. Take the train from Takasaki to Tochigi
  3. Take the train from Tochigi to Tobu-Nikko

$95 - $128

6 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Kanazawa to Nikkō 247.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Komatsu to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) KMQ - HND
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Utsunomiya
  3. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko

$127 - $377

Train to Toyama, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Toyama
  2. Fly from Toyama (TOY) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) TOY - HND
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Utsunomiya
  4. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko

$151 - $479

Bus to Wajima, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Koyodai to Anamizu
  2. Fly from Wajima (NTQ) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) NTQ - HND
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Utsunomiya

$170 - $425

Fly Komatsu to Sendai, train  •  6 h 14 min

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

$212 - $411

Fly Komatsu to Tokyo Narita, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) KMQ - NRT
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Keisei-Ueno
  3. Take the train from Ueno to Utsunomiya

$143 - $540

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kanazawa to Nikkō is to drive which costs ¥4600 - ¥7000 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanazawa to Nikkō is to train which costs ¥13000 - ¥20000 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kanazawa and Nikkō is 268 km. The road distance is 396.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Kanazawa to Nikkō, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Kanazawa to Nikkō. However, there are services departing from Kanazawa and arriving at Nikko via Omiya(Saitama) and Utsunomiya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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

You can take a train from Kanazawa to Nikkō via Omiya(Saitama) and Utsunomiya in around 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Toyama to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Wajima to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Komatsu to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from Komatsu to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $900
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Komatsu to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Komatsu to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $900
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$28 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
Train from Kanazawa to Takasaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $110
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
Train from Tokyo to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$50 - $70
Train from Kanazawa to Toyama
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$25 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $110
Train from Ueno to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$50 - $70
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takasaki to Tochigi
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Utsunomiya to Nikko
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Keisei-Ueno
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Koyodai to Anamizu
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp

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