There are 4 ways to get from Shinjuku to Kōfu by train, bus, subway or car

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Train  •  1 h 38 min

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

$30 - $40

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Kofu Station

$18

2 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Shinjuku(New Line/Toei) Toei Subway Oedo
  2. Take the bus from Buster Shinjuku to Chuodo Futaba Higashi

$32 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Kōfu 74.3 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Kōfu is to drive which costs ¥1400 - ¥2100 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Kōfu is to train which costs ¥3400 - ¥4200 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo and arriving at Kofu Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shinjuku(Jr) and arriving at Kofu. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Kōfu is 103 km. The road distance is 118.9 km.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Kōfu without a car is to train which takes 1 h 38 min and costs ¥3400 - ¥4200.

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The train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Kofu takes 1 h 38 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Shinjuku to Kōfu bus services, operated by Keio Dentetsu Bus, depart from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo station.

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Shinjuku to Kōfu train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Shinjuku(Jr) station.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Kōfu is to train which takes 1 h 38 min and costs ¥3400 - ¥4200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2000 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku to Kōfu.
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  • Distance: 64.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

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

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Shinjuku to Kōfu hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, Keio Dentetsu Bus operates a bus from Shinjuku to Kōfu hourly. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Kofu Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Chuodo Futaba Higashi
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp

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Shinjuku to Kōfu bus services, operated by Keio Dentetsu Bus, arrive at Kofu Station.

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Shinjuku to Kōfu train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Kofu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinjuku to Kōfu is 119 km. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Shinjuku to Kōfu.

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