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There are 10 ways to get from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan 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  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$111 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Osaka Station Bus Terminal

$47 - $49

8 alternative options

Night bus Nankai Bus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from Akihabara to Universal Studios Japan

$69

Night bus Nishi Tokyo Bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan

$75

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan 325.7 miles

$55 - $80

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM

$86 - $328

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka Itami  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM

$127 - $464

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kobe  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB

$66 - $259

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Tokushima (TKS) HND - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Naruto Nishi to Universal Studios Japan

$181 - $504

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Kobe  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB

$112 - $277

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan is to bus which costs ¥5300 - ¥5600 and takes 9 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan is to train which costs ¥12000 - ¥18000 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Akihabara and arriving at Universal Studios Japan. The journey takes approximately 9 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Sakurajima via Shin-Osaka, Osaka and Nishikujo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Universal Studios Japan is 410 km. The road distance is 521.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan without a car is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥18000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan, including transfers.

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Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, depart from Akihabara station.

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

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥18000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5300 - ¥5600 and takes 9 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥9500 - ¥37000 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan.
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  • Distance: 256.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Universal Studios Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Ibaraki to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
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 Ishioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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 Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Akihabara to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Nishi Tokyo Bus
Phone
042-623-1365
Website
nisitokyobus.co.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Naruto Nishi to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, arrive at Universal Studios Japan station.

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Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Osaka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan is 521 km. It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to drive from Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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There are 2730+ hotels available in Universal Studios Japan. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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