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There are 4 ways to get from Saitama to Shinjuku by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, Metro  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Ikebukuro JR Saikyo Local / ...
  2. Take the Metro from Ikebukuro to Higashi-Shinjuku Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin

$5 - $7

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Saitama-Shintoshin station to Haneda Airport Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 to Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal

$18 - $29

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saitama to Shinjuku 20.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Saitama to Shinjuku 20.9 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Saitama to Shinjuku is to drive which costs ¥390 - ¥600 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saitama to Shinjuku is to taxi which costs ¥12000 - ¥16000 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saitama station to Shinjuku. However, there are services departing from Saitama-Shintoshin station and arriving at Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal via Haneda Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Saitama and Shinjuku is 24 km. The road distance is 33.4 km.

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The best way to get from Saitama to Shinjuku without a car is to train and Metro which takes 48 min and costs ¥500 - ¥850.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Saitama to Shinjuku, including transfers.

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Saitama to Shinjuku bus services, operated by Airport Limousine, arrive at Saitama-Shintoshin station.

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Saitama to Shinjuku bus services, operated by Airport Limousine, arrive at Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saitama to Shinjuku is 33 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Saitama to Shinjuku.

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There are 2575+ hotels available in Shinjuku. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 14.7 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Saitama, Japan and Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan?

You can take a bus from Saitama to Shinjuku via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 in around 1 h 50 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 Omiya(Saitama) to Ikebukuro
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Ikebukuro to Higashi-Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Airport Limousine
Website
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Saitama-Shintoshin station to Haneda Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 to Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
limousinebus.co.jp
Keikyu Limousine
Website
hnd-bus.com
Bus from Saitama-Shintoshin Station to Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Saitama to Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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