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There are 8 ways to get from Nagoya to Nikkō by train, night train, bus, night 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  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Nagoya to Tokyo
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Utsunomiya
  3. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko

$97 - $134

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Fly Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) NGO - HND
  2. Take the train from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Tobu-Nikko

$88 - $267

6 alternative options

Night train, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the night train from Nagoya to Shin-Yokohama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station to Tobu-Nikko Station

$105 - $150

Night bus, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the night bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Utsunomiya Station
  2. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko JR Nikko

$93 - $96

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Nagoya to Nikkō 310.4 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Narita, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) NGO - NRT
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Utsunomiya
  4. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko

$114 - $334

Fly Nagoya Airfield to Yamagata, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Nagoya Airfield (NKM) to Yamagata (GAJ) NKM - GAJ
  2. Take the train from Sakurambohigashine to Utsunomiya
  3. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko

$190 - $489

Fly Chūbu Centrair to Sendai, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Sendai (SDJ) NGO - SDJ
  2. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Utsunomiya
  3. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko

$267 - $499

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nagoya to Nikkō is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8500 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nagoya to Nikkō is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥16000 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nagoya to Nikkō. However, there are services departing from Nagoya and arriving at Nikko via Tokyo and Utsunomiya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Nagoya and Nikkō is 300 km. The road distance is 496.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Nikkō without a car is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Nagoya to Nikkō, including transfers.

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Nagoya to Nikkō train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Nagoya station.

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The quickest flight from Chūbu Centrair Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Nagoya to Nikkō train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Nikko station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nagoya to Nikkō is 497 km. It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to drive from Nagoya to Nikkō.

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  • Distance: 187.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Nagoya to Nikkō via Tokyo and Utsunomiya in around 4 h 59 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya Airfield to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
Night train from Nagoya to Shin-Yokohama
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $95
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Sakurambohigashine to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $110
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 Tokyo to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Utsunomiya to Nikko
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Keikyu Limousine
Website
hnd-bus.com
Bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station to Tobu-Nikko Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Utsunomiya Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$87
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Chūbu Centrair Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Nikkō. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Chūbu Centrair Airport is to train which takes 35 min and costs ¥650 - ¥850.

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