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

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Train  •  3 h 20 min

  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  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Takasaki to Nikkō 78.3 miles

$13 - $20

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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 3 h 20 min.

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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 3 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min 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 1 h 34 min to drive from Takasaki to Nikkō.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Nikkō. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Takasaki to Nikkō.
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  • Distance: 44.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Takasaki to Nikkō via Tochigi in around 3 h 20 min.

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.

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