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

Bus Fujikyu Bus, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Kawaguchiko Station to Basuta Shinjuku
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Karuizawa Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...

$53 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 2 min

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

$40 - $58

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 44 min

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

$68 - $93

Bus  •  5 h 17 min

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

$59 - $66

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station 91.9 miles

$15 - $23

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

You can take a train from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station via Otsuki, Shinjuku(Jr), and Omiya(Saitama) in around 4 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station via Basuta Shinjuku, Shinjuku(Jr), Yoyogi, Shinjuku Station New South Exit, Sakudaira, and Saku-Daira in around 5 h 17 min.

Train operators
Fujikyu Railway
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kawaguchiko to Otsuki
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kobuchizawa to Saku-Daira
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Kawaguchiko Station to Basuta Shinjuku
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 Shinjuku Station New South Exit to Sakudaira
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Fuji Express
Website
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 河口湖駅(5番) to 甲府駅バスターミナル(5番)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station?

The distance between Kawaguchiko Station and Karuizawa Station is 95 km. The road distance is 147 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station?

The cheapest way to get from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station is to drive which costs ¥1600 - ¥2500 and takes 2 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station?

The quickest way to get from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station is to drive which takes 2 h 7 min and costs ¥1600 - ¥2500.

Is there a direct train between Kawaguchiko Station and Karuizawa Station?

No, there is no direct train from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station. However, there are services departing from Kawaguchiko and arriving at Karuizawa via Otsuki, Shinjuku(Jr) and Omiya(Saitama). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station?

It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station, including transfers.