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

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Train  •  2 h 57 min

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

$95 - $130

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Bus, train  •  7 h 22 min

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

$84 - $104

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Akihabara to Hanamaki Station

$92 - $93

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Kitakami 308 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Akita, train  •  7 h 25 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

$127 - $833

Fly to Misawa, train  •  5 h 56 min

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

$194 - $462

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

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

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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 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Kitakami is 418 km. The road distance is 492.9 km.

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

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The train from Tokyo to Kitakami takes 2 h 57 min 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 Haneda Airport to Akita Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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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 493 km. It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to drive from Tokyo to Kitakami.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Kitakami.
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  • Distance: 261.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Kitakami hourly. Tickets cost $95 - $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 10 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
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
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kitakami
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 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 Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Kitakami
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Akita to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Hachinohe to Kitakami
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $80
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 Morioka to Kitakami
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
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 Hanamaki Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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

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There are 30+ hotels available in Kitakami. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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