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There are 5 ways to get from Kanazawa to Sendai by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 52m

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

$154 - $215

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  14h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Kanazawa Sta.(East Ent.) to Shim-Maebashi Sta. [Highway Bus] Tokyo・Gunma - Toyama・Kanazawa Line
  2. Take the night bus from Shim-Maebashi Sta. to Sendai Sta.(East Ent.) [Highway Bus] Gunma - Sendai Line

$70 - $115

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Kanazawa to Shin Niigata
  2. Take the bus from Shin-Niigata to Hirosedori

$89

Drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Drive from Kanazawa to Sendai 323.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly  •  3h 23m

  1. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Sendai (SDJ) KMQ - SDJ

$155 - $328

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The cheapest way to get from Kanazawa to Sendai is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9000 and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Kanazawa to Sendai is to fly which costs ¥17000 - ¥37000 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kanazawa to Sendai. However, there are services departing from Kanazawa and arriving at Hirosedori via Shin-Niigata. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kanazawa to Sendai. However, there are services departing from Kanazawa and arriving at Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) via Omiya(Saitama). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Kanazawa and Sendai is 418 km. The road distance is 517.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kanazawa to Sendai without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs ¥17000 - ¥25000.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Kanazawa to Sendai, including transfers.

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Kanazawa to Sendai bus services, operated by Hokutetsu Transportation, depart from Kanazawa station.

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

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The best way to get from Kanazawa to Sendai is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs ¥17000 - ¥25000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥10014 and takes 9h 42m, you could also fly, which costs ¥17000 - ¥37000 and takes 3h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Kanazawa to Sendai.
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  • Distance: 261.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Kanazawa, Japan and Sendai, Miyagi, Japan?

You can take a train from Kanazawa to Sendai via Omiya(Saitama) in around 3h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kanazawa to Sendai via Shin Niigata and Shin-Niigata in around 9h 42m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$85 - $120
Reserved seat
$100 - $120
Green seat
$130 - $170
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $90
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$95 - $130
Bus operators
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Kanazawa to Shin Niigata
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Shin-Niigata to Hirosedori
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Nippon Chuo Bus Co
Website
ncbbus.co.jp
Bus from Kanazawa Sta.(East Ent.) to Shim-Maebashi Sta.
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
ncbbus.co.jp
Night bus from Shim-Maebashi Sta. to Sendai Sta.(East Ent.)
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
ncbbus.co.jp

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The quickest flight from Komatsu Airport to Sendai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Kanazawa to Sendai bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, arrive at Hirosedori station.

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Kanazawa to Sendai train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kanazawa to Sendai is 518 km. It takes approximately 6h 19m to drive from Kanazawa to Sendai.

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All Nippon Airways and Ibex Airlines offer flights from Komatsu Airport to Sendai Airport.

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There are 126+ hotels available in Sendai. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kanazawa to Komatsu Airport is to bus which takes 37m and costs ¥1130.

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