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There are 5 ways to get from Shibuya to Tsukuba by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Metro, train  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the Metro from Meiji-Jingumae to Kita-Senju Tokyo Metro Chiyoda
  2. Take the train from Kita-Senju to Kenkyu-Gakuen Tsukuba Express Rapid / ...

$11

4 alternative options

Metro, bus  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the Metro from Kokkai-Gijidomae to Tokyo Tokyo Metro Marunouchi
  2. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Tsukuba Center

$13

Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Harajuku to Akihabara JR Yamanote
  2. Take the train from Akihabara to Kenkyu-Gakuen Tsukuba Express Rapid / ...

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  53m

  1. Take a taxi from Shibuya to Tsukuba 45.2 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  53m

  1. Drive from Shibuya to Tsukuba 45.2 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Shibuya to Tsukuba is to drive which costs ¥850 - ¥1300 and takes 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Shibuya to Tsukuba is to taxi which costs ¥27000 - ¥33000 and takes 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shibuya to Tsukuba. However, there are services departing from Harajuku and arriving at Kenkyu-Gakuen via Akihabara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Shibuya and Tsukuba is 58 km. The road distance is 72.3 km.

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The best way to get from Shibuya to Tsukuba without a car is to Metro and train which takes 1h 21m and costs ¥1260 - ¥1280.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from Shibuya to Tsukuba, including transfers.

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Shibuya to Tsukuba train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Harajuku station.

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Shibuya to Tsukuba train services, operated by Tsukuba Express, arrive at Kenkyu-Gakuen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shibuya to Tsukuba is 72 km. It takes approximately 53m to drive from Shibuya to Tsukuba.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Tsukuba. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shibuya to Tsukuba.
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  • Distance: 36.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

What companies run services between Shibuya, Japan and Tsukuba, Japan?

You can take a train from Shibuya to Tsukuba via Akihabara in around 1h 31m.

Train operators
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Meiji-Jingumae to Kita-Senju
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Kokkai-Gijidomae to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Kita-Senju to Kenkyu-Gakuen
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akihabara to Kenkyu-Gakuen
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Harajuku to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Other operators
Taxi from Shibuya to Tsukuba
Ave. Duration
53m
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo

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