There are 11 ways to get from Tokyo to Echizen by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

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

$110 - $147

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the night bus from Ikebukuro to Fukui Station

$61 - $63

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Train via Nagoya  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Takefu Ltd Exp Shirasagi

$111 - $153

Bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo to Takefu Interchange

$82

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Echizen 310.1 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu, train  •  4 h 10 min

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

$107 - $337

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Komatsu, train  •  4 h 39 min

  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

$123 - $503

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$128 - $371

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Toyama, train  •  5 h 43 min

  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 Nagoya, train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$120 - $315

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Takefu

$115 - $317

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Echizen is to night bus which costs ¥6800 - ¥7100 and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Echizen is to train which costs ¥12000 - ¥17000 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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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 7 h 32 min.

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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 Maibara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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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 3 h 44 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥17000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min 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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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Echizen.
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  • Distance: 203.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Tokyo to Echizen via Maibara in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Tokyo to Echizen twice daily. Tickets cost $82 and the journey takes 7 h 32 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Toyama
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Maibara
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$85 - $120
Reserved seat
$95 - $120
Green seat
$120 - $170
Train from Tokyo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
23 min
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
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Maibara to Takefu
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Komatsu to Takefu
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $31
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $47
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Ikebukuro to Fukui Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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