There are 4 ways to get from Shinjuku to Tsukuba by subway, train, bus, taxi 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

Subway, train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Toei Subway Oedo
  2. Tsukuba Express Rapid / ...

$12

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. JR Chuo Rapid Service / ...

$13

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. 40.8 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  50 min

  1. 40.8 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shinjuku and Tsukuba is 54 km. The road distance is 65 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Tsukuba is to drive which costs ¥750 - ¥1200 and takes 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Tsukuba is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs ¥24000 - ¥30000.

It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Shinjuku to Tsukuba, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Shinjuku to Tsukuba. However, you can take the subway to Shin-Okachimachi then take the train to Kenkyu-Gakuen. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Shinjuku to Tsukuba via Tokyo and Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Shin-Okachimachi to Kenkyu-Gakuen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to University of Tsukuba Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shinjuku to Tsukuba
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp

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