There are 6 ways to get from Tokyo to Kamaishi by train, bus, night bus or car

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  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Hanamaki Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hanamaki to Kamaishi JR Kamaishi / ...

$109 - $149

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Bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo to Sendai Station
  2. Take the bus from Sendai to Kamaishi

$79

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) Shinkansen Hayabusa / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sendai to Kamaishi

$103 - $130

Train via Morioka  •  6 h 23 min

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

$121 - $164

Night bus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the night bus from Akihabara to Kamaishi Station

$91

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Kamaishi 348.1 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Kamaishi is to drive which costs ¥6500 - ¥9500 and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Kamaishi is to train which costs ¥12000 - ¥17000 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Akihabara and arriving at Kamaishi Station station. The journey takes approximately 10 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Kamaishi. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Kamaishi via Shin-Hanamaki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Kamaishi is 441 km. The road distance is 557 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Kamaishi without a car is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥17000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Tokyo to Kamaishi, including transfers.

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Tokyo to Kamaishi bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, depart from Tokyo station.

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

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Kamaishi is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥17000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥8867 and takes 10 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Kamaishi.
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  • Distance: 275.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kamaishi via Shin-Hanamaki in around 5 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tokyo to Kamaishi via Sendai Station and Sendai in around 10 h 24 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Hanamaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $130
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $100
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Tokyo to Morioka
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$150 - $200
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Hanamaki to Kamaishi
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Morioka to Kamaishi
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Miyako Kotsu
Website
miyakou.co.jp
Bus from Sendai to Kamaishi
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
miyakou.co.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Kokusai Kogyo
Website
kokusaikogyo.co.jp
Night bus from Akihabara to Kamaishi Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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