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There are 5 ways to get from Shinjuku Eki to Higashi-Ikebukuro Station by subway, train, taxi or foot

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Subway, Metro  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from Shinjuku(New Line/Toei) to Ichigaya Toei Subway Shinjuku / ...
  2. Take the Metro from Ichigaya to Higashi-Ikebukuro Tokyo Metro Yurakucho

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Metro  •  28 min

  1. Take the Metro from Shinjuku-Sanchome to Zoshigaya Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 10 min

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

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shinjuku Eki to Higashi-Ikebukuro Station 3.6 miles

$23 - $28

Walk  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Shinjuku Eki to Higashi-Ikebukuro Station 3.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Higashi-Ikebukuro Station is to Metro which costs ¥170 - ¥190 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Higashi-Ikebukuro Station is to taxi which costs ¥2600 - ¥3100 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shinjuku(Jr) and arriving at Ikebukuro. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku Eki and Higashi-Ikebukuro Station is 5 km.

The best way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Higashi-Ikebukuro Station without a car is to subway and Metro which takes 19 min and costs ¥300 - ¥430.

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It takes approximately 19 min to get from Shinjuku Eki to Higashi-Ikebukuro Station, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 2744+ hotels available in Higashi-Ikebukuro Station. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku Eki to Higashi-Ikebukuro Station.
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  • Distance: 2.9 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Shinjuku Eki, Japan and Higashi-Ikebukuro Station, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Shinjuku Eki to Higashi-Ikebukuro Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Ichigaya to Higashi-Ikebukuro
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Shinjuku-Sanchome to Zoshigaya
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Shinjuku(Jr) to Ikebukuro
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shinjuku Eki to Higashi-Ikebukuro Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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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