There are 3 ways to get from Tokyo to Lake Motosu by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Kofu Ltd Exp Kaiji / ...

$142 - $182

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Bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Kawaguchiko
  2. Take the bus from 河口湖駅(4番) to 本栖湖レストハウス 富士山駅発 下部温泉郷方面行き / ...

$23 - $32

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Lake Motosu 97 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo station to Lake Motosu. However, there are services departing from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit and arriving at 本栖湖レストハウス via 河口湖駅(4番). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Lake Motosu is 110 km. The road distance is 155.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Lake Motosu without a car is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Tokyo to Lake Motosu, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Lake Motosu is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 21 min.

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Tokyo to Lake Motosu bus services, operated by Fuji Express, arrive at 本栖湖レストハウス station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Lake Motosu is 155 km. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Tokyo to Lake Motosu.

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There are 231+ hotels available in Lake Motosu. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Lake Motosu.
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  • Distance: 68.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Lake Motosu, Japan?

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Tokyo to Lake Motosu hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tokyo to Lake Motosu via Kawaguchiko and 河口湖駅(4番) in around 3 h 21 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo Station to Fuji-Q Highland
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Fuji Express
Website
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 河口湖駅(4番) to 本栖湖レストハウス
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp

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