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There are 3 ways to get from Tokyo to Saitama by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Saitama-Shintoshin Jr Keihin-Tohoku/Negishi Local / ...

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tokyo to Saitama 23.3 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Saitama 23.3 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Saitama is to drive which costs ¥440 - ¥650 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Saitama is to taxi which costs ¥14000 - ¥17000 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tokyo and arriving at Saitama-Shintoshin. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Saitama is 27 km. The road distance is 37.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Saitama without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs ¥490 - ¥700.

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The train from Tokyo to Saitama-Shintoshin takes 49 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Tokyo to Saitama train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Tokyo station.

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Tokyo to Saitama train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Saitama-Shintoshin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Saitama is 37 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Tokyo to Saitama.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Saitama. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Tokyo to Saitama every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Saitama-Shintoshin
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tokyo to Saitama
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com

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