There are 8 ways to get from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi

$124 - $187

Cheapest option

Bus JR East Group  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Osaka Station Bus Terminal

$76 - $89

6 alternative options

Bus Mie Kotsu  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Omiya to Kintetsu Yokkaichi
  2. Take the bus from Kintetsu Yokkaichi to Kyoto

$136 - $144

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan 347.3 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Tokyo
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM

$106 - $359

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Kobe  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Tokyo
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB

$86 - $290

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Ueno
  2. Take the train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  3. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka (ITM) NRT - ITM

$146 - $491

Train, train to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Ueno
  2. Take the train from Ueno to Ishioka
  3. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB

$141 - $318

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan is to drive which costs ¥6500 - ¥10000 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan is to train and fly which costs ¥12000 - ¥41000 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Saitama and Universal Studios Japan is 407 km. The road distance is 555.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan. However, there are services departing from Omiya and arriving at Universal Studios via Kintetsu Yokkaichi, Kyoto Station Hachijou gate and Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Saitama, Japan and Universal Studios Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan 5 times a day. Tickets cost $54 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Ibaraki to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $200
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$19 - $27
Reserved seat
$25 - $35
Green seat
$30 - $45
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Ueno
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$19 - $26
Reserved seat
$25 - $31
Green seat
$30 - $40
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Osaka Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Mie Kotsu
Website
sanco.co.jp
Bus from Omiya to Kintetsu Yokkaichi
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
sanco.co.jp
Bus from Kintetsu Yokkaichi to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
sanco.co.jp

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