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There are 4 ways to get from Tokyo to Kusatsu Onsen by train, 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, bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Karuizawa Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...
  2. Take the bus from 軽井沢駅北口(2番のりば) to 草津温泉 草津温泉~西吾妻病院~軽井沢 / ...

¥6526 - ¥9340

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Kusatsu Onsen 新宿~伊香保・草津 / ...

¥2900 - ¥3900

2 alternative options

Bus via 練馬駅(のりば)  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from 練馬駅(のりば) to 草津温泉bt(Jrバス関東) 新宿~伊香保・草津

¥3011 - ¥3936

Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Kusatsu Onsen 116.6 miles

¥2200 - ¥3200

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Kusatsu Onsen is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3200 and takes 2h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Kusatsu Onsen is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3200 and takes 2h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit station and arriving at Kusatsu Onsen. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 36m.

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The distance between Tokyo and Kusatsu Onsen is 148 km. The road distance is 186.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Kusatsu Onsen without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 29m and costs ¥6500 - ¥9500.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Tokyo to Kusatsu Onsen, including transfers.

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Tokyo to Kusatsu Onsen bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, arrive at Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit.

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Tokyo to Kusatsu Onsen bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, arrive at Kusatsu Onsen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Kusatsu Onsen is 187 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Tokyo to Kusatsu Onsen.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Kusatsu Onsen. Prices start at ¥8480 per night.

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  • Distance: 92.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Kusatsu Onsen, Japan?

JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Tokyo to Kusatsu Onsen hourly. Tickets cost ¥3450 and the journey takes 3h 36m. Express bus - Gunma Prefecture also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥7000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4600 - ¥6500
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Green seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Bus operators
Kusakaru Kotsu
Website
kkkg.co.jp
Bus from 軽井沢駅北口(2番のりば) to 草津温泉
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥2800
Schedules at
kkkg.co.jp
Seibu bus
Website
seibubus.co.jp
Bus from 軽井沢駅 to 草津温泉
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
seibubus.co.jp
Express bus - Gunma Prefecture
Website
visitgunma.jp
Bus from 東京駅(6番のりば) to 草津温泉bt(Jrバス関東)
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥3900
Schedules at
visitgunma.jp
Bus from 練馬駅(のりば) to 草津温泉bt(Jrバス関東)
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥3600
Schedules at
visitgunma.jp

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