There are 3 ways to get from Saitama to Shinjuku by train, subway, taxi 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

Train, Metro  •  40 min

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

$5 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saitama to Shinjuku 20.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Saitama to Shinjuku 20.9 miles

$3 - $6

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

There is no direct connection from Saitama to Shinjuku. However, you can take the train to Ikebukuro then take the Metro to Higashi-Shinjuku. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Shinjuku.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Ikebukuro
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
Other operators
Taxi from Saitama to Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Best ways to travel around Australia, Travelling to and around Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and Getting to Milan from the airport - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Saitama to Shinjuku?

The distance between Saitama and Shinjuku is 24 km. The road distance is 33 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Saitama to Shinjuku?

The cheapest way to get from Saitama to Shinjuku is to drive which costs ¥380 - ¥550 and takes 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Saitama to Shinjuku?

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

How long does it take to get from Saitama to Shinjuku?

It takes approximately 40 min to get from Saitama to Shinjuku, including transfers.