There are 3 ways to get from Niigata to Sendai by bus 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 JR Bus Tōhoku  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Shin-Niigata to Hirosedori

$42 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus Yamako Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Niigata to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho

$32 - $54

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Niigata to Sendai 135.7 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Niigata and Sendai is 168 km. The road distance is 217 km.

The cheapest way to get from Niigata to Sendai is to drive which costs ¥2500 - ¥3700 and takes 3 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Niigata to Sendai is to drive which takes 3 h 12 min and costs ¥2500 - ¥3700.

It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Niigata to Sendai, including transfers.

What companies run services between Niigata, Japan and Sendai, Miyagi, Japan?

JR Bus Tōhoku operates a bus from Niigata to Sendai 4 times a day. Tickets cost $41 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Shin-Niigata to Hirosedori
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Niigata to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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