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

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  •  17 min

  1. Take the subway from Shinjuku-Sanchome to Iwamotocho Toei Subway Shinjuku

$2 - $3

Cheapest option

Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Okubo(Tokyo) to Akihabara JR Chuo/Sobu Local Service

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Subway, train  •  20 min

  1. Take the subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Iidabashi Toei Subway Oedo
  2. Take the train from Iidabashi to Akihabara JR Chuo/Sobu Local Service

$3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shinjuku to Akihabara (Station) 4.5 miles

$28 - $35

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Shinjuku to Akihabara (Station) 4.5 miles

$28 - $40

Walk  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Walk from Shinjuku to Akihabara (Station) 4.3 miles

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Shinjuku to Akihabara (Station) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 21 min.

Train operators
Toei Subway
Website
kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp
Subway from Shinjuku-Sanchome to Iwamotocho
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Iidabashi
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Iidabashi to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Okubo(Tokyo) to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Uber Tokio
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Shinjuku to Akihabara (Station)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
BLACK CAR
$28 - $40
BLACK VAN
$35 - $50
Taxi from Shinjuku to Akihabara (Station)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Shinjuku and Akihabara (Station) is 6 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Akihabara (Station) is to train which costs ¥190 - ¥260 and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Akihabara (Station) is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs ¥3100 - ¥3800.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Okubo(Tokyo) and arriving at Akihabara. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

The subway from Shinjuku-Sanchome to Iwamotocho takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.