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There are 4 ways to get from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko by bus, train or car

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Bus Fujikyu Bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko Station

$19 - $26

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Train  •  2 h 58 min

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

$34 - $42

Bus JR Bus Kanto  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Tekko Builing to Kawaguchiko

$24 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  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 1 h 32 min.

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

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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 若草の宿丸栄 via 河口湖駅(1番). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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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 2 h 44 min and costs ¥2100 - ¥2900.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min 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 2 h 44 min and costs ¥2100 - ¥2900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥3800 - ¥4800 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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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 1 h 32 min 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: 2 h 44 min

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 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko via Otsuki, Kawaguchiko, and 河口湖駅(1番) in around 2 h 58 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Fujikyu Railway
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Otsuki to Kawaguchiko
Ave. Duration
56 min
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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
JR Bus Kanto

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There are 282+ hotels available in Kawaguchi-ko. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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