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

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Higashi-Matsudo Access-Tokkyu
  2. Take the train from Minami-Nagareyama to Kenkyu-Gakuen Tsukuba Express Rapid / ...

$14 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Yashio station north exit
  2. Take the train from Yashio to Kenkyu-Gakuen Tsukuba Express Rapid / ...

$33 - $36

Bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Narita Airport to Tokyo Station
  2. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Tsukuba Center

$20

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba 37.1 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba 37.1 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba is to drive which costs ¥700 - ¥1100 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba is to taxi which costs ¥20000 - ¥25000 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba. However, there are services departing from Narita Airport and arriving at Tsukuba Center via Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba. However, there are services departing from Narita Airport Terminal 2 and arriving at Kenkyu-Gakuen via Higashi-Matsudo and Minami-Nagareyama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) and Tsukuba is 44 km. The road distance is 59.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs ¥1600 - ¥2200.

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba, including transfers.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba bus services, operated by The Access Narita, depart from Narita Airport station.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Narita Airport Terminal 2 station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs ¥1600 - ¥2200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2236 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba.
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  • Distance: 27.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba via Higashi-Matsudo and Minami-Nagareyama in around 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba via Tokyo Station and Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit in around 2 h 43 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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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Higashi-Matsudo
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Minami-Nagareyama to Kenkyu-Gakuen
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Yashio to Kenkyu-Gakuen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Airport Limousine
Website
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Yashio station north exit
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
limousinebus.co.jp
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
Other operators
Taxi from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, arrive at Tsukuba Center station.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba train services, operated by Tsukuba Express, arrive at Kenkyu-Gakuen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba is 59 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Tsukuba.

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