There are 3 ways to get from Sendai to Niigata by bus or car

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

Bus JR Bus Tōhoku  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Hirosedori to Shin-Niigata

$41 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus Yamako Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Niigata

$32 - $48

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Sendai to Niigata 135.7 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Sendai to Niigata is to drive which costs ¥2500 - ¥3800 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sendai to Niigata is to drive which costs ¥2500 - ¥3800 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between Sendai and Niigata is 168 km. The road distance is 217.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Sendai to Niigata, including transfers.

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

JR Bus Tōhoku operates a bus from Sendai to Niigata 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Hirosedori to Shin-Niigata
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Niigata
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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