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There are 3 ways to get from Sendai to Morioka by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 15m

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

$45 - $65

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Bus  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Hirosedori to Morioka

$27

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from Sendai to Morioka 111.1 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Sendai to Morioka is to drive which costs ¥2100 - ¥3100 and takes 2h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Sendai to Morioka is to train which costs ¥5000 - ¥7500 and takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hirosedori and arriving at Morioka. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) and arriving at Morioka. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Sendai and Morioka is 161 km. The road distance is 177.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sendai to Morioka without a car is to train which takes 1h 15m and costs ¥5000 - ¥7500.

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The train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Morioka takes 1h 15m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Sendai to Morioka bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, depart from Hirosedori station.

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

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The best way to get from Sendai to Morioka is to train which takes 1h 15m and costs ¥5000 - ¥7500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2980 and takes 2h 24m.

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  • Distance: 100.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Sendai to Morioka hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Alternatively, JR Bus Tōhoku operates a bus from Sendai to Morioka 4 times a day. Tickets cost $27 and the journey takes 2h 24m.

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Sendai to Morioka bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, arrive at Morioka station.

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Sendai to Morioka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Morioka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sendai to Morioka is 178 km. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Sendai to Morioka.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Morioka. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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