There are 5 ways to get from Shinjuku to Asakusa by subway, train, taxi or car

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Subway  •  16 min

  1. Take the subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Shin-Okachimachi Toei Subway Oedo

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Okubo to Ueno JR Yamanote

$3 - $5

Metro  •  45 min

  1. Take the Metro from Higashi-Shinjuku to Shibuya Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin
  2. Take the Metro from Shibuya to Tawaramachi(Tokyo) Tokyo Metro Ginza

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shinjuku to Asakusa 6.3 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Asakusa 6.3 miles

$1 - $2

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shin-Okubo and arriving at Ueno. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Asakusa is 8 km. The road distance is 10 km.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Asakusa without a car is to subway which takes 16 min and costs .

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The subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Shin-Okachimachi takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Shinjuku to Asakusa train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Shin-Okubo station.

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Shinjuku to Asakusa train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Ueno station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinjuku to Asakusa is 10 km. It takes approximately 9 min to drive from Shinjuku to Asakusa.

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There are 2301+ hotels available in Asakusa. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 4.8 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Shinjuku to Asakusa every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 41 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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Okubo to Ueno
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Shibuya
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Shibuya to Tawaramachi(Tokyo)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shinjuku to Asakusa
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com

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