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

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Bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Denryoku Bldg to Yonezawa Eigyosho

$15 - $20

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Train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Fukushima(Fukushima) Jr Tohoku / ...
  2. Take the train from Fukushima(Fukushima) to Yonezawa Shinkansen Tsubasa / ...

$32 - $51

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Sendai to Yonezawa 70.1 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Sendai to Yonezawa is to drive which costs ¥1300 - ¥2000 and takes 1h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Sendai to Yonezawa is to drive which costs ¥1300 - ¥2000 and takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Denryoku Bldg and arriving at Yonezawa Eigyosho. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sendai to Yonezawa. However, there are services departing from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) and arriving at Yonezawa via Fukushima(Fukushima). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Sendai and Yonezawa is 77 km. The road distance is 112.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sendai to Yonezawa without a car is to bus which takes 1h 49m and costs ¥1700 - ¥2200.

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The bus from Denryoku Bldg to Yonezawa Eigyosho takes 1h 49m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Sendai to Yonezawa bus services, operated by Yamako Bus, depart from Denryoku Bldg station.

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

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The best way to get from Sendai to Yonezawa is to bus which takes 1h 49m and costs ¥1700 - ¥2200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥3600 - ¥6000 and takes 2h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Sendai to Yonezawa.
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  • Distance: 47.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 49m

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

Yamako Bus operates a bus from Sendai to Yonezawa every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 1h 49m. JR Bus Tōhoku also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sendai to Yonezawa via Fukushima(Fukushima) in around 2h 30m.

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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Fukushima(Fukushima)
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Denryoku Bldg to Yonezawa Eigyosho
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai to Uesugi Jinja Shrine
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp

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Sendai to Yonezawa bus services, operated by Yamako Bus, arrive at Yonezawa Eigyosho station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sendai to Yonezawa is 112 km. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Sendai to Yonezawa.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Yonezawa. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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