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There are 3 ways to get from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko Station

$18 - $26

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Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Otsuki Ltd Exp Kaiji / ...
  2. Take the train from Otsuki to Kawaguchiko Fujikyu Railway / ...

$34 - $43

Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko 68.1 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko is to drive which costs ¥1300 - ¥1900 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko is to drive which costs ¥1300 - ¥1900 and takes 1h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko. However, there are services departing from Basuta Shinjuku and arriving at 大木 via 河口湖駅(1番). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Kawaguchi-ko is 89 km. The road distance is 109 km.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko without a car is to bus which takes 2h 3m and costs ¥2000 - ¥2900.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko, including transfers.

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Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko bus services, operated by Fujikyu Bus, depart from Basuta Shinjuku station.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko is to bus which takes 2h 3m and costs ¥2000 - ¥2900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥3800 - ¥4900 and takes 2h 43m.

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Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko bus services, operated by Fujikyu Bus, arrive at Kawaguchiko Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko is 109 km. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko.

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko.
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  • Distance: 55.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan and Kawaguchi-ko, Japan?

Fujikyu Bus operates a bus from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 1h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko via Otsuki, Kawaguchiko, and 河口湖駅(1番) in around 2h 43m.

Train operators
Fujikyu Railway
Website
e.fujikyu-railway.jp
Train from Otsuki to Kawaguchiko
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp

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