There are 8 ways to get from Tokyo to Kitakami by train, 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  •  2 h 57 min

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

$90 - $130

7 alternative options

Train via Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)  •  3 h 9 min

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

$100 - $146

Bus, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Fukushima Station East Exit
  2. Take the train from Fukushima(Fukushima) to Kitakami Shinkansen Yamabiko

$93 - $113

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Kitakami 308 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Akita, train  •  7 h 32 min

  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

$122 - $829

Fly to Misawa, train  •  6 h 30 min

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

$189 - $454

Fly to Yamagata, bus, train  •  6 h 49 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 Kitakami

$154 - $381

Fly to Aomori, train  •  7 h 29 min

  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

$181 - $644

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Kitakami hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 57 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
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kitakami
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Kitakami
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Fukushima(Fukushima) to Kitakami
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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 Shin-Aomori to Morioka
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
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 Kitakami?

The distance between Tokyo and Kitakami is 418 km. The road distance is 493 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Kitakami is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8500 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Kitakami is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥14000.

Is there a direct train between Tokyo and Kitakami?

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

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

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