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

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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

$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 ¥380 - ¥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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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 40 min and costs ¥500 - ¥800.

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

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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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The nearest airport to Shinjuku is Tokyo Haneda (HND) Airport which is 18.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Tokyo Narita (NRT) (61.9 km).

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There are 1940+ hotels available in Shinjuku. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Saitama to Shinjuku.
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  • Distance: 14.7 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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 - $5
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
$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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