There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo to Ise 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Iseshi Mie

$91 - $124

Cheapest option

Night bus, train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Nagoya
  2. Take the train from Kintetsunagoya to Iseshi Kintetsu Ltd Exp / ...

$82 - $90

5 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Yokohama YCAT to Iseshi

$110 - $114

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Ise 281.3 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  5 h 47 min

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

$111 - $361

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Nagoya (NGO) HND - NGO
  2. Take the train from Kintetsunagoya to Iseshi

$92 - $275

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Nagoya, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Nagoya (NGO) NRT - NGO
  3. Take the train from Kintetsunagoya to Iseshi

$114 - $332

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Ise is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥8000 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Ise is to train which costs ¥10000 - ¥14000 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Ise is 309 km. The road distance is 450 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Tokyo to Ise, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo station to Ise. However, there are services departing from Tokyo Station Yaesu North Exit and arriving at Iseshi via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station and Yokohama YCAT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Ise. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Iseshi via Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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

You can take a train from Tokyo to Ise via Nagoya in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, Mie Kotsu operates a bus from Tokyo to Ise twice daily. Tickets cost $99 and the journey takes 7 h 39 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Iseshi
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kintetsunagoya to Iseshi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka-Namba to Iseshi
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Mie Kotsu
Website
sanco.co.jp
Bus from Yokohama YCAT to Iseshi
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
sanco.co.jp
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com

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