There are 7 ways to get from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan by train, bus, night 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  •  3 h 44 min

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

$120 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 46 min

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

$75 - $84

5 alternative options

Night bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo Station to Universal Studios Japan

$80 - $81

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 29 min

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

$91 - $335

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Saitama-Shintoshin to Hamamatsucho
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  3. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka

$79 - $281

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  5 h 11 min

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

$133 - $467

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 every 3 hours. Tickets cost $56 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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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
Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Saitama-Shintoshin to Hamamatsucho
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Saitama-Shintoshin to Nippori
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nippori to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Tokyo Station to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan?

The distance between Saitama and Universal Studios Japan is 407 km. The road distance is 556 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan?

The cheapest way to get from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 and takes 5 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan?

The quickest way to get from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥20000.

Is there a direct train between Saitama and Universal Studios Japan?

No, there is no direct train from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan. However, there are services departing from Omiya(Saitama) and arriving at Sakurajima via Tokyo, Shin-Osaka, Osaka and Nishikujo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan?

It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Saitama to Universal Studios Japan, including transfers.