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There are 6 ways to get from Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station) by subway, train, taxi, towncar or foot

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Subway  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from Shinjuku(New Line/Toei) to Iwamotocho Toei Subway Shinjuku

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Subway, train  •  20 min

  1. Take the subway from Shinjuku(New Line/Toei) to Ichigaya Toei Subway Shinjuku / ...
  2. Take the train from Ichigaya to Akihabara Jr Chuo/Sobu Local Service

$3 - $4

Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Akihabara JR Yamanote / ...

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station) 4.8 miles

$29 - $35

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station) 4.8 miles

$28 - $40

Walk  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Walk from Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station) 5.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station) is to subway which costs ¥220 - ¥240 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station) is to taxi which costs ¥3300 - ¥4000 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shinjuku(Jr) and arriving at Akihabara. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku Eki and Akihabara (Station) is 7 km.

The best way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station) without a car is to subway which takes 19 min and costs ¥220 - ¥240.

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The subway from Shinjuku(New Line/Toei) to Iwamotocho takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station) train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Shinjuku(Jr) station.

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Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station) train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Akihabara station.

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There are 2717+ hotels available in Akihabara (Station). Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station).
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  • Distance: 4.3 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Shinjuku Eki, Japan and Akihabara (Station), Tokyo Prefecture, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
Toei Subway
Website
kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp
Subway from Shinjuku(New Line/Toei) to Iwamotocho
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Shinjuku(New Line/Toei) to Ichigaya
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
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 Ichigaya to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Uber Tokyo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Black
$28 - $40
Black Van
$35 - $50
Taxi from Shinjuku Eki to Akihabara (Station)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com

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