There are 4 ways to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano by bus, train or car

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Bus Kanto Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal

$35 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus JR Bus Kanto  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Narita Airport to Tokyo Station
  2. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu South Exit to Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal

$23

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Keisei-Ueno
  2. Take the train from Ueno to Oyama(Tochigi)
  3. Take the train from Oyama(Tochigi) to Sano

$54 - $73

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano 89.6 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2500 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2500 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tokyo Narita Airport and arriving at Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano. However, there are services departing from Narita Airport Terminal 2 and arriving at Sano via Ueno and Oyama(Tochigi). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) and Sano is 94 km. The road distance is 143.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 25 min and costs ¥4000 - ¥4400.

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The bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal takes 2 h 25 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano bus services, operated by Kanto Bus, depart from Tokyo Narita Airport station.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano train services, operated by Keisei Skyliner, depart from Narita Airport Terminal 2 station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano is to bus which takes 2 h 25 min and costs ¥4000 - ¥4400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥6000 - ¥8500 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano bus services, operated by Kanto Bus, arrive at Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal station.

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

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Map of how to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano.
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  • Distance: 58.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

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

Kanto Bus operates a bus from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano 5 times a day. Tickets cost $39 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Willer Travel also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Sano via Keisei-Ueno, Ueno, and Oyama(Tochigi) in around 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Keisei-Ueno
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
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 Oyama(Tochigi) to Sano
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Kanto Bus
Phone
03-3371-1225
Website
kanto-bus.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Sano-Shintoshi BT
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
The Access Narita
Website
accessnarita.jp
Bus from Narita Airport to Tokyo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
accessnarita.jp
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu South Exit to Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com

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