There are 8 ways to get from Nagano to Akita by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Nagano to Omiya(Saitama) Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Akita Shinkansen Komachi

$169 - $238

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Gondo to Niigata-eki
  2. Take the bus from Niigata Mandai Guchi BT to Yamagata
  3. Take the train from Yamagata to Shinjo
  4. Take the train from Shinjo to Akita

$82 - $105

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Nagano to Omiya(Saitama)
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
  3. Take the bus from Sendai to Akita

$151 - $200

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Nagano to Akita 278.2 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Akita  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Nagano to Tokyo
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Akita (AXT) HND - AXT

$139 - $843

Train to Toyama, fly to Akita  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Nagano to Toyama
  2. Fly from Toyama (TOY) to Akita (AXT) TOY - AXT

$278 - $1,176

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Odate Noshiro, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Nagano to Tokyo
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Odate Noshiro (ONJ) HND - ONJ
  3. Take the train from Takanosu(Jr) to Akita

$168 - $883

Train to Nagoya, fly to Akita  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Nagano to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Akita (AXT) NGO - AXT

$240 - $933

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nagano to Akita is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥8000 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nagano to Akita is to train and fly which costs ¥15000 - ¥95000 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between Nagano and Akita is 381 km. The road distance is 445.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Nagano to Akita, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Nagano to Akita. However, there are services departing from Nagano and arriving at Akita via Omiya(Saitama). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Nagano, Japan and Akita, Japan?

You can take a train from Nagano to Akita via Omiya(Saitama) in around 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Toyama to Akita via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Toyama to Akita via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Toyama to Akita via Tokyo Haneda, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Odate Noshiro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,500
Flights from Nagoya to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Nagoya to Akita via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagano to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $65
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $95
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Akita
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$120 - $160
Reserved seat
$130 - $170
Green seat
$170 - $230
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $90
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$95 - $130
Train from Nagano to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$80 - $110
Train from Nagano to Toyama
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yamagata to Shinjo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinjo to Akita
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takanosu(Jr) to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai to Akita
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Nagaden Bus
Website
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
Bus from Gondo to Niigata-eki
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Niigata Mandai Guchi BT to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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