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

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Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Kanazawa Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take the train from Kanazawa to Fukui(Fukui) Jr Hokuriku / ...

$111 - $150

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Nightbus  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the nightbus from Ikebukuro to Fukui Station

$46 - $73

6 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo to Keifuku Taxi Shako

$86 - $88

Drive  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Katsuyama 336.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Komatsu (KMQ) HND - KMQ
  2. Take the train from Komatsu to Fukui(Fukui)
  3. Take the train from Fukui(Fukui) to Katsuyama

$94 - $327

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Komatsu, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Komatsu (KMQ) NRT - KMQ
  3. Take the train from Komatsu to Fukui(Fukui)
  4. Take the train from Fukui(Fukui) to Katsuyama

$111 - $494

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Toyama, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Toyama (TOY) HND - TOY
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Kanazawa
  3. Take the train from Kanazawa to Fukui(Fukui)
  4. Take the train from Fukui(Fukui) to Katsuyama

$129 - $444

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Fukui(Fukui)
  3. Take the train from Fukui(Fukui) to Katsuyama

$135 - $380

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Katsuyama. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Katsuyama via Kanazawa and Fukui(Fukui). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Katsuyama is 297 km. The road distance is 538.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Katsuyama without a car is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Tokyo to Katsuyama, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Katsuyama is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 27 min.

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

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Tokyo to Katsuyama train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Fukui(Fukui) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Katsuyama is 539 km. It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to drive from Tokyo to Katsuyama.

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All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Komatsu Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Katsuyama.
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  • Distance: 185.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Katsuyama, Fukui, Japan?

You can take a train from Tokyo to Katsuyama via Kanazawa and Fukui(Fukui) in around 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Tokyo to Katsuyama twice daily. Tickets cost $82 and the journey takes 8 h 7 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Toyama
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $130
Reserved seat
$100 - $130
Green seat
$130 - $180
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$25 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
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 Kanazawa to Fukui(Fukui)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Komatsu to Fukui(Fukui)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Fukui(Fukui) to Katsuyama
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Fukui(Fukui)
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$47 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Ikebukuro to Fukui Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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