There are 8 ways to get from Tokyo to Iwate by train, night bus, car, plane or bus

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  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Morioka Shinkansen Hayabusa / ...

$95 - $140

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Morioka

$78

6 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Morioka 338.3 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Akita, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Akita (AXT) HND - AXT
  2. Take the train from Akita to Morioka

$155 - $869

Fly to Misawa, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Misawa (MSJ) HND - MSJ
  2. Take the train from Hachinohe to Morioka

$222 - $494

Fly to Yamagata, bus, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Yamagata (GAJ) HND - GAJ
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Sendai
  3. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Ichinoseki

$148 - $370

Fly to Aomori, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Aomori (AOJ) HND - AOJ
  2. Take the train from Shin-Aomori to Morioka

$214 - $679

Fly to Odate Noshiro, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Odate Noshiro (ONJ) HND - ONJ
  2. Take the train from Takanosu(Jr) to Shin-Aomori
  3. Take the train from Shin-Aomori to Morioka

$209 - $940

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Morioka hourly. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Misawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Aomori
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Aomori via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Aomori via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Odate Noshiro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,500
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Morioka
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akita to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hachinohe to Morioka
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Ichinoseki
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Aomori to Morioka
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Morioka
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Sendai
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Tokyo to Iwate?

The distance between Tokyo and Iwate is 458 km. The road distance is 541 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Iwate?

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Iwate is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9000 and takes 6 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Tokyo to Iwate?

The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Iwate is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

Is there a direct train between Tokyo and Iwate?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tokyo and arriving at Morioka. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

Is there a direct bus between Tokyo and Iwate?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Tokyo and arriving at Morioka. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Tokyo to Iwate?

The train from Tokyo to Morioka takes 2 h 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.