There are 8 ways to get from Shinjuku to Akita by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Akita Shinkansen Komachi

$125 - $178

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Nightbus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the nightbus from Shinjuku Station to Akita Station

$45 - $85

6 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station
  2. Take the bus from Sendai to Akita

$86

Night bus, train  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hamamatsucho to Omagari Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Omagari to Akita Jr Yamagata / ...

$98 - $102

Drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Akita 359.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Akita  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Akita (AXT) HND - AXT

$86 - $770

Fly to Odate Noshiro, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Odate Noshiro (ONJ) HND - ONJ
  2. Take the train from Takanosu(Jr) to Akita

$116 - $811

Fly to Shonai, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Shonai (SYO) HND - SYO
  2. Take the train from Sakata(Yamagata) to Akita

$159 - $716

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Shinjuku Station station and arriving at Akita Station station. The journey takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Akita is 448 km. The road distance is 575.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Akita without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Shinjuku to Akita, including transfers.

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Shinjuku to Akita bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, depart from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo station.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Akita is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 58 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Akita Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Shinjuku to Akita bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, arrive at Akita station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinjuku to Akita is 575 km. It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to drive from Shinjuku to Akita.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Akita Airport.

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku to Akita.
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  • Distance: 280 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan and Akita, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Shinjuku to Akita 3 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $170 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shinjuku to Akita via Sendai Station and Sendai in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Odate Noshiro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Shonai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Akita
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$120 - $160
Reserved seat
$130 - $170
Green seat
$170 - $230
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omagari to Akita
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takanosu(Jr) to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai to Akita
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Shinjuku Station to Akita Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Ugo Kotsu Bus
Phone
0182-32-2265
Website
ugokotsu.co.jp
Night bus from Hamamatsucho to Omagari Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$88
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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There are 17+ hotels available in Akita. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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