There are 4 ways to get from Sendai to Miyako by bus, taxi, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Hirosedori to Kamaishi
  2. Take a taxi from Kamaishi to Miyako

$219 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Hirosedori to Morioka
  2. Take the train from Morioka to Miyako JR Yamada / ...

$40 - $46

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Morioka Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...
  2. Take the train from Morioka to Miyako JR Yamada / ...

$60 - $84

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Sendai to Miyako 149.4 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Sendai to Miyako. However, there are services departing from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) and arriving at Miyako via Morioka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Sendai and Miyako is 179 km. The road distance is 239 km.

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The best way to get from Sendai to Miyako without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Sendai to Miyako, including transfers.

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Sendai to Miyako train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) station.

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Sendai to Miyako train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Miyako station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sendai to Miyako is 239 km. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Sendai to Miyako.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Miyako. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sendai to Miyako.
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  • Distance: 112.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Sendai, Miyagi, Japan and Miyako, Japan?

You can take a train from Sendai to Miyako via Morioka in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Morioka to Miyako
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Miyako Kotsu
Website
miyakou.co.jp
Bus from Hirosedori to Kamaishi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
miyakou.co.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Hirosedori to Morioka
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
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Taxi from Kamaishi to Miyako
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230

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