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There are 7 ways to get from Shinjuku to Sendai by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ikebukuro to Omiya(Saitama) JR Saikyo Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...

$70 - $103

Cheapest option

Bus Willer Travel  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Shinjuku Station to Yamagata Station
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho

$42 - $57

5 alternative options

Bus JR Bus Tōhoku  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station

$49

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Sendai 226.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Sendai  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Sendai (SDJ) HND - SDJ

$132 - $619

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Sendai  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Sendai (SDJ) NRT - SDJ

$94 - $582

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Yamagata, bus  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Yamagata (GAJ) HND - GAJ
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho

$124 - $331

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Sendai is to drive which costs ¥4300 - ¥6500 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Sendai is to train which costs ¥7500 - ¥12000 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo and arriving at Sendai Station station. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Sendai is 303 km. The road distance is 362.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Sendai without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs ¥7500 - ¥12000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Shinjuku to Sendai, including transfers.

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Shinjuku to Sendai bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, depart from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo station.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Sendai is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs ¥7500 - ¥12000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5500 and takes 5 h 53 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥14000 - ¥70000 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Sendai Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Shinjuku to Sendai bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, arrive at Sendai Station.

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku to Sendai.
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  • Distance: 189.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Shinjuku to Sendai via Ikebukuro, Ikebukuro, and Omiya(Saitama) in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Tōhoku operates a bus from Shinjuku to Sendai every 4 hours. Tickets cost $49 and the journey takes 5 h 53 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Komatsu
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Sendai via Komatsu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $400
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Kobe
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Sendai via Komatsu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $400
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 Ikebukuro to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Shinjuku Station to Yamagata Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinjuku to Sendai is 362 km. It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to drive from Shinjuku to Sendai.

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Skymark Airlines, AIRDO, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Sendai Airport.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Sendai. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs ¥800 - ¥1300.

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