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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Okubo to Ueno JR Yamanote
  2. Take the train from Ueno to Karuizawa Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...

$42 - $63

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Nerima Toei Subway Oedo
  2. Take the bus from Nerima to Karuizawa

$29

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Shinjuku Station New South Exit to Sakudaira

$40 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Karuizawa Station 95.1 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Karuizawa Station is to drive which costs ¥1800 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Karuizawa Station is to train which costs ¥4700 - ¥7500 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Karuizawa Station is 120 km. The road distance is 152.1 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Shinjuku to Karuizawa Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Shinjuku to Karuizawa Station. However, there are services departing from Shin-Okubo and arriving at Karuizawa via Ueno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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

You can take a train from Shinjuku to Karuizawa Station via Ueno in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Shinjuku to Karuizawa Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $24 and the journey takes 2 h 47 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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Okubo to Ueno
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ueno to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $80
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Shinjuku Station New South Exit to Sakudaira
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Seibu bus
Website
seibubus.co.jp
Bus from Nerima to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
seibubus.co.jp

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