There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo to Tanabe by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Ltd Exp Kuroshio

$141 - $190

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 58 min

$81

5 alternative options

Night bus, train  •  14 h 30 min

  1. JR Kinokuni / ...

$126 - $132

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. 388.8 miles

$65 - $95

Fly to Nanki Shirahama, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. HND - SHM

$253 - $569

Fly to Osaka, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. HND - ITM

$121 - $374

Fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. HND - UKB

$109 - $319

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tokyo and Tanabe is 457 km. The road distance is 622 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Tanabe is to drive which costs ¥7000 - ¥11000 and takes 6 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Tanabe is to fly and train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs ¥28000 - ¥65000.

No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Tanabe. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Kiitanabe via Shin-Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo to Tanabe. However, there are services departing from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit and arriving at Tanabe City Hall via JR Namba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Tokyo to Tanabe, including transfers.

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Tanabe, Wakayama, Japan?

You can take a train from Tokyo to Tanabe via Shin-Osaka in around 5 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tokyo to Tanabe via Osaka Minato-machi Bus Terminal and JR Namba in around 12 h 58 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nanki Shirahama
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kiitanabe
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tennoji to Kiitanabe
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shingu to Kiitanabe
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shirahama to Kiitanabe
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Osaka Minato-machi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Meiko Bus
Website
meikobus.jp
Bus from JR Namba to Tanabe City Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
meikobus.jp
Mie Kotsu
Website
sanco.co.jp
Night bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sanko Shingu
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$109
Schedules at
sanco.co.jp

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