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

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Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Omiya(Saitama)
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Utsunomiya
  3. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko

$107 - $146

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Train via Takasaki  •  6 h 13 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

$93 - $127

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Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Kanazawa to Nikkō 247.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Komatsu to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) KMQ - HND
  2. Take the train from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Tobu-Nikko

$107 - $340

Bus to Noto, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanazawa Station to Noto Satoyama Airport
  2. Fly from Noto (NTQ) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) NTQ - HND
  3. Take the train from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Tobu-Nikko

$109 - $332

Train to Toyama, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  7 h 10 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 Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Tobu-Nikko

$131 - $442

Fly Komatsu to Sendai, train  •  6 h 12 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 - $412

Fly Komatsu to Tokyo Narita, train  •  7 h 26 min

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

$128 - $517

Questions & Answers

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 48 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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The best way to get from Kanazawa to Nikkō without a car is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Kanazawa to Nikkō, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Komatsu Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kanazawa to Nikkō train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Nikko station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kanazawa to Nikkō is 396 km. It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to drive from Kanazawa to Nikkō.

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

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There are 100+ hotels available in Nikkō. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kanazawa to Nikkō.
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  • Distance: 167.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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 48 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 Noto to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Toyama to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
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 5 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 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 Kanazawa to Takasaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
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
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Utsunomiya to Nikko
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takasaki to Tochigi
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tobu Railway
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tochigi to Tobu-Nikko
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Tobu-Nikko
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Kanazawa Station to Noto Satoyama Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
experience-kanazawa.com

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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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