There are 3 ways to get from Nagano to Nikkō by 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

Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Nagano to Omiya(Saitama)
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Utsunomiya
  3. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko

$83 - $121

Cheapest option

Train via Takasaki  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Nagano to Takasaki
  2. Take the train from Takasaki to Tochigi
  3. Take the train from Tochigi to Tobu-Nikko

$54 - $75

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Nagano to Nikkō 162.5 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nagano to Nikkō is to drive which costs ¥3000 - ¥4500 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nagano to Nikkō is to train which costs ¥9000 - ¥14000 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Nagano and Nikkō is 128 km. The road distance is 260 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Nagano to Nikkō, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Nagano to Nikkō. However, there are services departing from Nagano and arriving at Nikko via Omiya(Saitama) and Utsunomiya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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

You can take a train from Nagano to Nikkō via Omiya(Saitama) and Utsunomiya in around 2 h 49 min.

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 Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$28 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
Train from Nagano to Takasaki
Ave. Duration
47 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 Utsunomiya to Nikko
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takasaki to Tochigi
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
hyperdia.com

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