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There are 5 ways to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Niigata (KIJ) NRT - KIJ
  2. Take the train from Niigata to Aoyama(Niigata)

$63 - $142

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Bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Shinjuku Station West Exit
  2. Take the bus from Shinjuku Station to Niigata

$57 - $77

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Train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo Ltd Exp Narita Express
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Niigata Shinkansen Max Toki / ...

$88 - $122

Bus, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Ōmiya Station
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Niigata Shinkansen Max Toki / ...

$86 - $117

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata 240.5 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata is to drive which costs ¥4500 - ¥7000 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata is to fly and train which costs ¥7000 - ¥16000 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata. However, there are services departing from Narita Airport Terminal 2 and arriving at Aoyama(Niigata) via Tokyo and Niigata. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) and Niigata is 265 km. The road distance is 384.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata without a car is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥14000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata, including transfers.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata train services, operated by Narita Express (N'EX), depart from Narita Airport Terminal 2 station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥14000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6000 - ¥9000 and takes 8 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Niigata Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Niigata station.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata.
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  • Distance: 165.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

What companies run services between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT), Japan and Niigata, Japan?

You can take a train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata via Tokyo and Niigata in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata via Shinjuku Station West Exit, Shinjuku-Sanchome, Higashi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku Station, Niigata, and Niigata in around 8 h 52 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $140
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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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Niigata to Aoyama(Niigata)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Niigata
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $90
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$95 - $130
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $85
Reserved seat
$70 - $90
Green seat
$90 - $120
Bus operators
Keisei bus
Website
keiseibus.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Ōmiya Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
honyaku.j-server.com
Airport Limousine
Website
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Shinjuku Station West Exit
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
limousinebus.co.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Shinjuku Station to Niigata
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata is 385 km. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Niigata.

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All Nippon Airways offers flights from Tokyo Narita Airport to Niigata Airport.

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