There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo to Kitakami by train, night bus, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Kitakami Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...

¥10000 - ¥15000

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Night bus  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the night bus from Akihabara to Hanamaki Station

¥12350 - ¥12460

Drive  •  5h 42m

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Kitakami 490 km

¥5500 - ¥8500

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Sendai, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo station to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Sendai (SDJ) NRT - SDJ
  3. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Kitakami

¥18455 - ¥37858

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Akita, train  •  6h 56m

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

¥19450 - ¥66714

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Aomori, train  •  6h 16m

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

¥13130 - ¥56074

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Yamagata, bus, train  •  6h 47m

  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 Kitakami

¥17580 - ¥58944

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Kitakami is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8500 and takes 5h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Kitakami is to train which costs ¥10000 - ¥15000 and takes 2h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tokyo and arriving at Kitakami. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 57m.

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The distance between Tokyo and Kitakami is 418 km. The road distance is 490 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Kitakami without a car is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

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The train from Tokyo to Kitakami takes 2h 57m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Sendai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Tokyo to Kitakami train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kitakami station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Kitakami is 490 km. It takes approximately 5h 42m to drive from Tokyo to Kitakami.

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  • Distance: 417.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 57m

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Kitakami hourly. Tickets cost ¥10000 - ¥15000 and the journey takes 2h 57m. Alternatively, Kokusai Kogyo Highway bus operates a vehicle from Akihabara to Hanamaki Station once daily. Tickets cost ¥12100 and the journey takes 8h 41m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Akita
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥55000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Aomori
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥55000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Aomori via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥60000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥50000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥40000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Akita
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥55000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Aomori via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥50000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kitakami
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥15000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥10000 - ¥15000
Reserved seat
¥12000 - ¥15000
Green seat
¥15000 - ¥21000
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Kitakami
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥6000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4100 - ¥5500
Reserved seat
¥4900 - ¥6000
Green seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
Train from Akita to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥6000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4200 - ¥6000
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥6000
Green seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
Train from Morioka to Kitakami
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥4000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2600 - ¥3500
Reserved seat
¥3300 - ¥4000
Green seat
¥4000 - ¥5500
Train from Shin-Aomori to Morioka
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Reserved seat
¥6000 - ¥7500
Green seat
¥7500 - ¥11000
Narita Express (N'EX)
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Tokyo station to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥3100
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Reserved Seat
¥2700 - ¥3100
Green Seat (First Class)
¥4200 - ¥4500
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Morioka to Kitakami
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1200
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Kokusai Kogyo Highway bus
Website
kokusaikogyo.bus-japan.net
Night bus from Akihabara to Hanamaki Station
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥12100
Schedules at
kokusaikogyo.bus-japan.net
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Sendai
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥1200
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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All Nippon Airways offers flights from Tokyo Narita Airport to Sendai Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Kitakami. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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