There are 4 ways to get from Nippori-eki to Asakusa Shrine by train, subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Train, Metro  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Nippori to Ueno JR Yamanote / ...
  2. Take the Metro from Ueno to Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) Tokyo Metro Ginza

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the bus from Ueno to Sensoji Temple

$3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nippori-eki to Asakusa Shrine 2.5 miles

$17 - $21

Walk  •  38 min

  1. Walk from Nippori-eki to Asakusa Shrine 2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nippori-eki to Asakusa Shrine is to train and Metro which costs ¥180 - ¥330 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nippori-eki to Asakusa Shrine is to taxi which costs ¥1900 - ¥2300 and takes 4 min.

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The distance between Nippori-eki and Asakusa Shrine is 3 km.

The best way to get from Nippori-eki to Asakusa Shrine without a car is to train and Metro which takes 19 min and costs ¥180 - ¥330.

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It takes approximately 19 min to get from Nippori-eki to Asakusa Shrine, including transfers.

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There are 2221+ hotels available in Asakusa Shrine. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nippori-eki to Asakusa Shrine.
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Nippori-eki, Japan and Asakusa Shrine, Japan?

Tobu bus operates a bus from Nippori-eki to Asakusa Shrine every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
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 Nippori to Ueno
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Ueno to Asakusa(Tobu/Subway)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Tobu bus
Website
tobu-bus.com
Bus from Ueno to Sensoji Temple
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
tobu-bus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nippori-eki to Asakusa Shrine
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com

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