There are 5 ways to get from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  39 min

  1. Take the subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Shin-Okachimachi Toei Subway Oedo
  2. Take the train from Shin-Okachimachi to Asakusa(Tsukuba) Tsukuba Express Local / ...

$4

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Okubo to Ueno JR Yamanote
  2. Take the bus from Ueno to Asakusa 3 chome

$5 - $7

Subway, Metro  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Roppongi Toei Subway Oedo
  2. Take the Metro from Roppongi to Minowa Tokyo Metro Hibiya

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara 7.1 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara 7.1 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara is to drive which costs ¥130 - ¥200 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara is to taxi which costs ¥4700 - ¥6000 and takes 10 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Yoshiwara is 8 km. The road distance is 11.4 km.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara without a car is to subway and train which takes 39 min and costs ¥450 - ¥470.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinjuku to Yoshiwara is 11 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara.

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There are 2221+ hotels available in Yoshiwara. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara.
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  • Distance: 5.1 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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

There is no direct connection from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara. However, you can take the subway to Shin-Okachimachi, take the train to Asakusa(Tsukuba), then take the walk to Yoshiwara. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara via Ueno and Asakusa 3 chome in around 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
Toei Subway
Website
kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp
Subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Shin-Okachimachi
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Higashi-Shinjuku to Roppongi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Shin-Okachimachi to Asakusa(Tsukuba)
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Roppongi to Minowa
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Tobu bus
Website
tobu-bus.com
Bus from Ueno to Asakusa 3 chome
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
tobu-bus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shinjuku to Yoshiwara
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com

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