Directions from Tokyo to Shikoku

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Ltd Exp Nanpu

$169 - $236

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 38 min

$88

5 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 42 min

$123

Drive  •  9 h 8 min

  1. 500.8 miles

$80 - $130

Fly to Kochi, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. HND - KCZ

$107 - $273

Fly to Okayama, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. HND - OKJ

$143 - $397

Fly to Takamatsu, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. HND - TAK

$139 - $423

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

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kōchi via Okayama, Kochi(Kochi), and Kochiekimae in around 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Tokyo to Kōchi once daily. Tickets cost $123 and the journey takes 11 h 42 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kochi via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Takamatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Takamatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Kochi(Kochi)
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Gomen
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kotohira to Gomen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tosa Kuroshio Railway
Website
tosakuro.com
Train from Kochi(Kochi) to Noichi
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo to Harimayabashi
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$123
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Night bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu to Okayama
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama to Hayamaribashi
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tokyo and Shikoku is 612 km. The road distance is 801 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Shikoku is to night bus and bus which costs ¥9817 and takes 12 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Shikoku is to fly and train which takes 5 h 2 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥31000.

No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Shikoku. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Umenotsuji via Okayama and Kochiekimae. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tokyo and arriving at Harimayabashi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Tokyo to Shikoku, including transfers.