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There are 3 ways to get from Shinjuku to Aokigahara by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Kofu Ltd Exp Kaiji / ...

$120 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Fuji-Q Highland
  2. Take the bus from 富士急ハイランド(1番) to 赤池 富士山駅発 下部温泉郷方面行き / ...

$22 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Aokigahara 76.5 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Aokigahara is to drive which costs ¥1400 - ¥2100 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Aokigahara is to drive which costs ¥1400 - ¥2100 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shinjuku to Aokigahara. However, there are services departing from Basuta Shinjuku and arriving at 赤池 via 富士急ハイランド(1番). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Aokigahara is 102 km. The road distance is 122.3 km.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Aokigahara without a car is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs ¥13000 - ¥17000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Shinjuku to Aokigahara, including transfers.

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Shinjuku to Aokigahara bus services, operated by Fujikyu Bus, depart from Basuta Shinjuku station.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Aokigahara is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs ¥13000 - ¥17000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2400 - ¥3500 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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Shinjuku to Aokigahara bus services, operated by Fuji Express, arrive at 赤池 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinjuku to Aokigahara is 122 km. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from Shinjuku to Aokigahara.

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  • Distance: 63.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Shinjuku to Aokigahara hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shinjuku to Aokigahara via Fuji-Q Highland, 富士急ハイランド(1番), and 赤池 in around 3 h 46 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Fuji-Q Highland
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Fuji Express
Website
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 富士急ハイランド(1番) to 赤池
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp

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