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

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Recommended option

Bus, train via Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit  •  3 h 35 min

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

$56 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 8 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

$42 - $65

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 52 min

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

$68 - $97

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

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

$64 - $112

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station 91.9 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

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 52 min.

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

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The best way to get from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station, including transfers.

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Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station train services, operated by Fujikyu Railway, depart from Kawaguchiko station.

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The best way to get from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Karuizawa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station is 147 km. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Karuizawa Station. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kawaguchiko Station to Karuizawa Station.
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  • Distance: 59.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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 52 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 20 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Karuizawa
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 Omiya(Saitama) to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$50 - $70
Fujikyu Railway
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kawaguchiko to Otsuki
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
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
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Kawaguchiko to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
time.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
$28
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Kawaguchiko to Tokyo Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Kawaguchiko Station to Basuta Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
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 - $14
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp

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