There are 4 ways to get from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Omiya(Saitama) JR Saikyo Rapid / ...
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Karuizawa Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...

$39 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus Seibu bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Nerima to Karuizawa

$26

2 alternative options

Bus JR East Group  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Shinjuku Station New South Exit to Sakudaira

$40 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station 96.3 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station is to drive which costs ¥1800 - ¥2700 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station is to train which costs ¥4400 - ¥7000 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku Eki and Karuizawa Station is 120 km. The road distance is 154 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station. However, there are services departing from Shinjuku(Jr) and arriving at Karuizawa via Omiya(Saitama). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between Shinjuku Eki, Japan and Karuizawa Station, Japan?

You can take a train from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station via Shinjuku(Jr) and Omiya(Saitama) in around 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $24 and the journey takes 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$50 - $70
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Shinjuku Station New South Exit to Sakudaira
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Seibu bus
Website
seibubus.co.jp
Bus from Nerima to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
seibubus.co.jp

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