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

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Train  •  1 h 52 min

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

$34 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus Seibu bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Nerima to Karuizawa

$26

2 alternative options

Bus JR Bus Kanto  •  3 h 40 min

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

$45 - $57

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station 96.3 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

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 52 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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The best way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 40 min.

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Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Karuizawa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station is 154 km. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Karuizawa Station. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station.
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  • Distance: 75.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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 52 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Shinjuku Eki to Karuizawa Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $28 and the journey takes 2 h 47 min.

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 Shinjuku(Jr) to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$50 - $70
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
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
$28
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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