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There are 4 ways to get from Tokyo to Hakuba by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Nagano Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nagano station to Hakuba-Happo bus terminal

$72 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus Jam Jam Liner  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Kajibashi to Lawson Shinshu

$40

2 alternative options

Bus Access Shinshu  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Hakuba Happo

$45

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Hakuba 166.7 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Hakuba is to drive which costs ¥3100 - ¥4600 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Hakuba is to train and bus which costs ¥8000 - ¥11000 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tokyo Kajibashi and arriving at Lawson Shinshu. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Hakuba is 207 km. The road distance is 266.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Hakuba without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 8 min and costs ¥8000 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Tokyo to Hakuba, including transfers.

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Tokyo to Hakuba bus services, operated by Jam Jam Liner, depart from Tokyo Kajibashi station.

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Tokyo to Hakuba bus services, operated by Jam Jam Liner, arrive at Lawson Shinshu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Hakuba is 267 km. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Tokyo to Hakuba.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Hakuba. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Hakuba.
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  • Distance: 129.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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

Access Shinshu operates a bus from Tokyo to Hakuba 5 times a day. Tickets cost $43 and the journey takes 5 h 13 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Alpico Group
Phone
+886-2-2501-8559
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Nagano station to Hakuba-Happo bus terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Hakuba Happo
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Jam Jam Liner
Phone
050-3802-1544
Website
jamjamliner.jp
Bus from Tokyo Kajibashi to Lawson Shinshu
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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