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

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Train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kiitanabe Ltd Exp Kuroshio

$143 - $194

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Bus  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Osaka Minato-machi Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from JR Namba to Tanabe City Hall

$71

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Night bus, train  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sanko Shingu
  2. Take the train from Shingu to Kiitanabe Jr Kinokuni / ...

$125 - $131

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Tanabe 388.8 miles

$65 - $95

Fly to Nanki Shirahama, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Nanki Shirahama (SHM) HND - SHM
  2. Take the train from Shirahama to Kiitanabe

$253 - $568

Fly to Osaka, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM
  2. Take the train from Tennoji to Kiitanabe

$121 - $372

Fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Tennoji to Kiitanabe

$108 - $318

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Tanabe is to bus which costs ¥8039 and takes 12 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Tanabe is to fly and train which costs ¥28000 - ¥65000 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo station 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.

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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 46 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Tanabe is 457 km. The road distance is 622.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Tanabe without a car is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs ¥16000 - ¥22000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Tokyo to Tanabe, including transfers.

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

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Tokyo to Tanabe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Tokyo station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Tanabe is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs ¥16000 - ¥22000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥8039 and takes 12 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Tanabe.
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  • Distance: 285.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

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 46 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 Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $210
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kiitanabe
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tennoji to Kiitanabe
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Shingu to Kiitanabe
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shirahama to Kiitanabe
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45
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
$108
Schedules at
sanco.co.jp

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Nanki Shirahama Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Tokyo to Tanabe bus services, operated by Meiko Bus, arrive at Tanabe City Hall station.

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Tokyo to Tanabe train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Kiitanabe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Tanabe is 622 km. It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to drive from Tokyo to Tanabe.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Nanki Shirahama Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Tanabe. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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