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There are 10 ways to get from Tokyo to Echizen by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Kanazawa  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Kanazawa Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take the train from Kanazawa to Takefu Ltd Exp Thunderbird / ...

$123 - $158

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Night bus  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the night bus from Ikebukuro to Fukui Station

$45 - $72

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Train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Maibara Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take the train from Maibara to Takefu Ltd Exp Shirasagi

$110 - $147

Bus  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo to Takefu Interchange

$82

Drive  •  5h 10m

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Echizen 310.1 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu, train  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Komatsu (KMQ) HND - KMQ
  2. Take the train from Komatsu to Takefu

$106 - $337

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Komatsu, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Komatsu (KMQ) NRT - KMQ
  3. Take the train from Komatsu to Takefu

$122 - $503

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami, train  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Takefu

$128 - $371

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Toyama, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Toyama (TOY) HND - TOY
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Kanazawa
  3. Take the train from Kanazawa to Takefu

$143 - $454

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) HND - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Maibara
  3. Take the train from Maibara to Takefu

$120 - $315

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Echizen is to night bus which costs ¥5000 - ¥8500 and takes 12h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Echizen is to train which costs ¥13000 - ¥18000 and takes 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tokyo and arriving at Takefu Interchange. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Echizen. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Takefu via Kanazawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Tokyo and Echizen is 325 km. The road distance is 496.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Echizen without a car is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs ¥13000 - ¥18000.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Tokyo to Echizen, including transfers.

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Tokyo to Echizen bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, depart from Tokyo station.

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Tokyo to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Tokyo station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Echizen is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs ¥13000 - ¥18000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥9200 and takes 7h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Echizen.
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  • Distance: 203.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Echizen, Japan?

You can take a train from Tokyo to Echizen via Kanazawa in around 3h 55m. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Tokyo to Echizen twice daily. Tickets cost $82 and the journey takes 7h 32m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Toyama
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $130
Reserved seat
$100 - $130
Green seat
$130 - $180
Train from Tokyo to Maibara
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$85 - $120
Reserved seat
$95 - $120
Green seat
$120 - $170
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$25 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Nagoya to Maibara
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $31
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Komatsu to Takefu
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Ikebukuro to Fukui Station
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Komatsu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Tokyo to Echizen bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, arrive at Takefu Interchange station.

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Tokyo to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways Thunderbird, arrive at Takefu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Echizen is 496 km. It takes approximately 5h 10m to drive from Tokyo to Echizen.

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All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Komatsu Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Echizen. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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