There are 5 ways to get from Tokyo to Tsumago-juku by train, bus or car

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Nagano Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Nagiso Ltd Exp Shinano

$97 - $128

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Bus Keio Dentetsu Bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kisofukushima

$48 - $51

3 alternative options

Bus JR Bus Kanto  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Chuodo Magome

$55

Train via Shiojiri  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Shiojiri Ltd Exp Super Azusa / ...
  2. Take the train from Shiojiri to Nagiso Jr Chuo Local / ...

$65 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Tsumago-juku 181.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Tsumago-juku is to drive which costs ¥3400 - ¥5000 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Tsumago-juku is to drive which costs ¥3400 - ¥5000 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo station to Tsumago-juku. However, there are services departing from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit and arriving at Tsumago via Magome. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Tsumago-juku is 197 km. The road distance is 290.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Tsumago-juku without a car is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥15000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Tokyo to Tsumago-juku, including transfers.

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Tokyo to Tsumago-juku 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 Tsumago-juku is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥15000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6153 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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Tokyo to Tsumago-juku bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, arrive at Chuodo Magome station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Tsumago-juku is 291 km. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Tokyo to Tsumago-juku.

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  • Distance: 122.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Tsumago-juku, Japan?

You can take a train from Tokyo to Tsumago-juku via Nagano, Nagiso, and Tsumago in around 5 h 37 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Tokyo to Tsumago-juku twice daily. Tickets cost $47 and the journey takes 5 h 12 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $110
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagano to Nagiso
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Shiojiri
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shiojiri to Nagiso
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kisofukushima
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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