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There are 4 ways to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata (State) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Omiya(Saitama) Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Niigata Shinkansen Max Toki / ...

$132 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus Yamako Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Sendai Airport to Yamagata
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata to Niigata

$34 - $50

2 alternative options

Bus JR Bus Tōhoku  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Sendai to Shin-Niigata

$54 - $56

Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata 141.2 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata (State) is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3900 and takes 3h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata (State) is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3900 and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata (State). However, there are services departing from Sendai Airport and arriving at Aoyama(Niigata) via Sendai(Miyagi/Jr), Omiya(Saitama) and Niigata. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 53m.

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The distance between Sendai Airport (SDJ) and Niigata (State) is 189 km. The road distance is 226 km.

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The best way to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata (State) without a car is to train which takes 4h 53m and costs ¥14000 - ¥22000.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata (State), including transfers.

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Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata (State) train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) station.

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The best way to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata (State) is to train which takes 4h 53m and costs ¥14000 - ¥22000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6000 - ¥6400 and takes 6h 5m.

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Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata (State) train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Niigata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata (State) is 226 km. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata (State).

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  • Distance: 118.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Sendai Airport (SDJ), Japan and Niigata (State), Japan?

You can take a train from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata via Sendai(Miyagi/Jr), Omiya(Saitama), and Niigata in around 4h 53m. Alternatively, JR Bus Tōhoku operates a bus from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Niigata every 4 hours. Tickets cost $47 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Train operators
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai to Shin-Niigata
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Sendai Airport to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata to Niigata
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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