There are 5 ways to get from Shinjuku to Harajuku by train, subway, 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.

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Train  •  7 min

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

$1

4 alternative options

Metro  •  11 min

  1. Take the Metro from Higashi-Shinjuku to Meiji-Jingumae Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin

$1 - $2

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shinjuku to Harajuku 2.3 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Shinjuku to Harajuku 2.3 miles

$21 - $35

Walk  •  44 min

  1. Walk from Shinjuku to Harajuku 2.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Harajuku is to train which costs ¥85 - ¥120 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Harajuku is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs ¥1800 - ¥2200.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Harajuku is 3 km.

The train from Shin-Okubo to Harajuku takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shin-Okubo and arriving at Harajuku. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Shinjuku to Harajuku every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 7 min.

Train operators
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Meiji-Jingumae
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Uber Tokio
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Shinjuku to Harajuku
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
BLACK CAR
$21 - $35
BLACK VAN
$30 - $45
Taxi from Shinjuku to Harajuku
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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