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There are 8 ways to get from Shibuya to Yamagata by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Shibuya to Omiya(Saitama) JR Saikyo Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Yamagata Shinkansen Tsubasa

$75 - $107

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Night bus Yamako Bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the night bus from Asakusa to Yamagata Kencho-mae

$52 - $67

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Bus  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station
  2. Take the bus from Sendai to Yamagata Kencho-mae

$57 - $60

Night bus JR Bus Tōhoku  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Yamagata Kencho-mae

$58

Drive  •  4h 24m

  1. Drive from Shibuya to Yamagata 239.1 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Yamagata  •  3h 32m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Yamagata (GAJ) HND - GAJ

$115 - $319

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Sendai, bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Shibuya to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Sendai (SDJ) NRT - SDJ
  3. Take the bus from Sendai to Yamagata Kencho-mae

$103 - $597

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Shonai, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Shonai (SYO) HND - SYO
  2. Take the train from Amarume to Shinjo
  3. Take the train from Shinjo to Yamagata

$141 - $698

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shibuya to Yamagata is to drive which costs ¥4500 - ¥7000 and takes 4h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Shibuya to Yamagata is to fly which costs ¥13000 - ¥36000 and takes 3h 32m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Basuta Shinjuku and arriving at Yamagata Kencho-mae. The journey takes approximately 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shibuya to Yamagata. However, there are services departing from Shibuya and arriving at Yamagata via Omiya(Saitama). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Shibuya and Yamagata is 292 km. The road distance is 382.6 km.

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The best way to get from Shibuya to Yamagata without a car is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs ¥8000 - ¥12000.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Shibuya to Yamagata, including transfers.

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Shibuya to Yamagata bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, depart from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo station.

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

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The best way to get from Shibuya to Yamagata is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs ¥8000 - ¥12000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6400 - ¥6800 and takes 6h 57m, you could also fly, which costs ¥13000 - ¥36000 and takes 3h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Shibuya to Yamagata.
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  • Distance: 182.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

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

You can take a train from Shibuya to Yamagata via Omiya(Saitama) in around 4h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shibuya to Yamagata via Sendai Station and Sendai in around 6h 57m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shonai
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
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 Shibuya to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
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Train from Amarume to Shinjo
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinjo to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Yamagata Kencho-mae
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Sendai to Yamagata Kencho-mae
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Night bus from Asakusa to Yamagata Kencho-mae
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Yamagata Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Shibuya to Yamagata bus services, operated by Yamako Bus, arrive at Yamagata Kencho-mae station.

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Shibuya to Yamagata train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Yamagata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shibuya to Yamagata is 383 km. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Shibuya to Yamagata.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Yamagata Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Yamagata. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shibuya to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to bus which takes 30m and costs ¥800 - ¥1300.

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