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There are 6 ways to get from Tokyo to Hakodate by train, bus, night bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Shinkansen Hayabusa

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Night bus, car ferry  •  16h

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo Station Nihonbashi-guchi to Konan Bus Aomori Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Aomori Ferry Terminal to Seikan Ferry Hakodate Terminal

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Bus, train  •  14h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu South Exit to Aomori
  2. Take the train from Shin-Aomori to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Shinkansen Hayabusa / ...

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 17m

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Oma
  2. Take the car ferry from Oma to Hakodate

Fly from Tokyo Haneda  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Hakodate (HKD) HND - HKD

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo station to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Hakodate (HKD) NRT - HKD
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hakodate is 0120-565653.

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Hakodate is to night bus and car ferry which costs ¥8000 - ¥14000 and takes 16h.

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The fastest way to get from Tokyo to Hakodate is to fly. Taking this option will cost ¥14000 - ¥24000 and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Hakodate. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Hakodate via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Tokyo and Hakodate is 683 km.

The best way to get from Tokyo to Hakodate without a car is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs ¥18000 - ¥27000.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Tokyo to Hakodate, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Hakodate is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs ¥18000 - ¥27000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥14000 - ¥24000 and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Hakodate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Tokyo to Hakodate train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto station.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Hakodate.
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  • Distance: 683 km
  • Duration: 4h 34m

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto every 3 hours. Tickets cost ¥18000 - ¥25000 and the journey takes 3h 57m. Alternatively, All Nippon Airways, AIRDO and Japan Airlines fly from Tokyo to Hakodate hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Hakodate
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥40000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Hakodate via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥41000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Hakodate via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥44000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Hakodate via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥55000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Hakodate via Sendai, Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥130000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Hakodate via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥44000 - ¥180000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Hakodate
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥41000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Hakodate via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥41000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Hakodate via Osaka Kansai, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥120000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Hakodate via Takamatsu, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥140000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Hakodate via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥170000
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Hakodate
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥35000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥25000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥18000 - ¥25000
Reserved seat
¥20000 - ¥25000
Green seat
¥26000 - ¥35000
Train from Shin-Aomori to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥4700 - ¥7000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4700 - ¥6500
Reserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7000
Green seat
¥7000 - ¥9500
Narita Express (N'EX)
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Tokyo station to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥5000
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Book at
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/pass/nex.html
Reserved Seat
¥3100 - ¥3700
Green Seat (First Class)
¥4500 - ¥5000
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu South Exit to Aomori
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥11000
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Adult
¥7500 - ¥11000
Konan Bus
Phone
0172-36-5061
Website
konanbus.com
Night bus from Tokyo Station Nihonbashi-guchi to Konan Bus Aomori Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥11000
Schedules at
konanbus.com
Ferry operators
Seikan Ferry
Phone
017-782-3671
Website
seikan-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Aomori Ferry Terminal to Seikan Ferry Hakodate Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥2200
Schedules at
seikan-ferry.co.jp
Adult
¥1800 - ¥2200
Vehicle (under 6m)
¥14000 - ¥22000
Tsugaru Kaikyo Ferry
Website
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp
Car ferry from Oma to Hakodate
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥3800
Schedules at
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp
Book at
tsugarukaikyo.com
Standard
¥1800 - ¥2900
Casual
¥2200 - ¥3500
First Class
¥2500 - ¥3800
Car smaller than 6m
¥10000 - ¥21000

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AIRDO, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Hakodate Airport.

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