There are 11 ways to get from Tokyo to Wakayama by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or car ferry

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

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Train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi Ltd Exp Southern / ...

$119 - $173

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Night bus Willer Travel  •  10 h

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo Station to Wakayama Station

$60 - $85

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Bus  •  11 h 3 min

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

$70 - $74

Night bus Meiko Bus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Highway Wakayama

$91

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Wakayama 347.3 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM
  2. Take the train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi

$95 - $352

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
  3. Take the train from Osaka to Shinimamiya
  4. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi

$82 - $298

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka (ITM) NRT - ITM
  3. Take the train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi

$136 - $488

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, carferry  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Tokushima (TKS) HND - TKS
  2. Take the carferry from Tokushima to Wakayamako

$149 - $468

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  5 h 57 min

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

$140 - $327

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nanki Shirahama, train  •  6 h 36 min

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

$279 - $601

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Wakayama is to drive which costs ¥6500 - ¥9500 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Wakayama is to train which costs ¥13000 - ¥20000 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Wakayama is 449 km. The road distance is 555.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Tokyo to Wakayama, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Tokyo Station station and arriving at Wakayama Station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Wakayama.
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  • Distance: 280.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Tokyo to Wakayama via Shin-Osaka, Dobutsuen-Mae, and Shinimamiya in around 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Tokyo to Wakayama 5 times a day. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nanki Shirahama
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
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
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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
Flights from Ibaraki to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
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 Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Ishioka
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shirahama to Wakayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Nankai Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Shinimamiya
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
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 Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Tokyo Station to Wakayama Station
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Nankai Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
nankaibus.jp
Meiko Bus
Website
meikobus.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Highway Wakayama
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$89
Schedules at
meikobus.jp
Ferry operators
Nankai ferry
Website
nankai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Tokushima to Wakayamako
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
nankai-ferry.co.jp

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