There are 4 ways to get from Nikkō to Kawaguchiko Station by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h

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

$52 - $77

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Train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Omiya(Saitama) Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...
  2. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Kawaguchiko Ltd Exp Narita Express

$68 - $94

Bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tobu-Nikko Station to Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station
  2. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko Station

$55 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Nikkō to Kawaguchiko Station 142.8 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Nikkō to Kawaguchiko Station is to drive which costs ¥2700 - ¥4000 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nikkō to Kawaguchiko Station is to drive which costs ¥2700 - ¥4000 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between Nikkō and Kawaguchiko Station is 159 km. The road distance is 228.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Nikkō to Kawaguchiko Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nikkō station to Kawaguchiko Station station. However, there are services departing from Tobu-Nikko Station and arriving at Kawaguchiko Station via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 and Basuta Shinjuku. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nikkō to Kawaguchiko Station. However, there are services departing from Nikko and arriving at Kawaguchiko via Utsunomiya, Omiya(Saitama) and Shinjuku(Jr). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Nikkō, Japan and Kawaguchiko Station, Japan?

You can take a train from Nikkō to Kawaguchiko Station via Utsunomiya, Omiya(Saitama), and Shinjuku(Jr) in around 5 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nikkō to Kawaguchiko Station via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station, Haneda Airport Terminal 1, Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal, and Basuta Shinjuku in around 5 h 57 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo Station to Kawaguchiko
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Keikyu Limousine
Website
hnd-bus.com
Bus from Tobu-Nikko Station to Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com

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