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  •  4 h 1 min

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

$118 - $169

Cheapest option

Train via Takasaki  •  6 h 2 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

$90 - $125

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 39 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

$128 - $375

Train to Toyama, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 33 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

$148 - $469

Bus to Wajima, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 46 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

$176 - $423

Fly Komatsu to Tokyo Narita, train  •  6 h 29 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

$145 - $538

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

$222 - $428

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 4 h 1 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 Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $900
Flights from Komatsu to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Komatsu to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Takasaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Toyama
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Ueno to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takasaki to Tochigi
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Utsunomiya to Nikko
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Keisei-Ueno
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
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
$20
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kanazawa and Nikkō is 268 km. The road distance is 396 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kanazawa to Nikkō is to drive which costs ¥4400 - ¥6500 and takes 5 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Kanazawa to Nikkō is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥19000.

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 4 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Kanazawa to Nikkō, including transfers.