There are 5 ways to get from Karuizawa Station to Kawaguchiko Station by train, bus or car

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, bus via Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Karuizawa to Tokyo Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Kawaguchiko

$56 - $77

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Saku-Daira to Kobuchizawa JR Koumi
  2. Take the bus from 甲府駅バスターミナル(5番) to 河口湖駅(5番) 甲府駅バスターミナル発 富士山駅方面行き / ...

$43 - $64

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Karuizawa to Omiya(Saitama)
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Shinjuku(Jr)
  3. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Kawaguchiko

$69 - $92

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sakudaira to Shinjuku Station New South Exit
  2. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko Station

$61 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Karuizawa Station to Kawaguchiko Station 92.1 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karuizawa Station to Kawaguchiko Station is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2600 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karuizawa Station to Kawaguchiko Station is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2600 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Karuizawa Station and Kawaguchiko Station is 95 km. The road distance is 147.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Karuizawa Station to Kawaguchiko Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Karuizawa Station to Kawaguchiko Station. However, there are services departing from Karuizawa and arriving at Kawaguchiko via Omiya(Saitama) and Shinjuku(Jr). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Karuizawa Station, Japan and Kawaguchiko Station, Japan?

You can take a train from Karuizawa Station to Kawaguchiko Station via Omiya(Saitama) and Shinjuku(Jr) in around 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karuizawa Station to Kawaguchiko Station via Saku-Daira, Sakudaira, Shinjuku Station New South Exit, Yoyogi, Shinjuku(Jr), and Basuta Shinjuku in around 5 h 25 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Karuizawa to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $80
Train from Karuizawa to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$50 - $70
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Shinjuku(Jr)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Saku-Daira to Kobuchizawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo Station to Kawaguchiko
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Sakudaira to Shinjuku Station New South Exit
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Fuji Express
Website
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 甲府駅バスターミナル(5番) to 河口湖駅(5番)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp

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