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There are 2 ways to get from Takasaki to Nikkō by train or car

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Train  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Takasakitonyamachi to Tochigi JR Ryomo
  2. Take the train from Tochigi to Tobu-Nikko Tobu Nikko Local / ...

$17 - $24

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Drive  •  1h 34m

  1. Drive from Takasaki to Nikkō 78.3 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Takasaki to Nikkō is to drive which costs ¥1400 - ¥2200 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Takasaki to Nikkō is to drive which costs ¥1400 - ¥2200 and takes 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Takasaki to Nikkō. However, there are services departing from Takasakitonyamachi and arriving at Tobu-Nikko via Tochigi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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The distance between Takasaki and Nikkō is 71 km. The road distance is 125.4 km.

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The best way to get from Takasaki to Nikkō without a car is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs ¥1900 - ¥2700.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Takasaki to Nikkō, including transfers.

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Takasaki to Nikkō train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Takasakitonyamachi station.

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Takasaki to Nikkō train services, operated by Tobu Railway, arrive at Tobu-Nikko station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Takasaki to Nikkō is 125 km. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Takasaki to Nikkō.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Nikkō. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 44.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 14m

What companies run services between Takasaki, Japan and Nikkō, Japan?

You can take a train from Takasaki to Nikkō via Tochigi in around 3h 14m.

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
Train from Takasakitonyamachi to Tochigi
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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