There are 4 ways to get from Shinjuku Eki to Ueno Zoo by subway, train, taxi 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

Subway, Metro  •  41 min

  1. Take the subway from Shinjuku(New Line/Toei) to Ichigaya Toei Subway Shinjuku / ...
  2. Take the Metro from Ichigaya to Todaimae Tokyo Metro Nanboku

$3 - $4

3 alternative options

Train  •  51 min

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

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shinjuku Eki to Ueno Zoo 6.2 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku Eki to Ueno Zoo 6.2 miles

$1 - $2

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shinjuku Eki and Ueno Zoo is 7 km. The road distance is 10 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Ueno Zoo is to drive which costs ¥110 - ¥170 and takes 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Shinjuku Eki to Ueno Zoo is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs ¥4100 - ¥4900.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shinjuku(Jr) and arriving at Ueno. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

It takes approximately 41 min to get from Shinjuku Eki to Ueno Zoo, including transfers.

What companies run services between Shinjuku Eki, Japan and Ueno Zoo, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Shinjuku Eki to Ueno Zoo every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Tokyo Metro
Subway from Ichigaya to Todaimae
Ave. Duration
7 min
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
Japan Railways (JR)
Other operators
Taxi from Shinjuku Eki to Ueno Zoo
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Tokyo MK Taxi
+81 3-5547-5551
+81 3-3814-1111
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
+81 3-5755-2336

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