There are 10 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 12 min

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

$114 - $155

Cheapest option

Night bus Willer Travel  •  10 h

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

$60 - $85

8 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 29 min

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

$76

Night bus Meiko Bus  •  10 h 4 min

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

$93

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Wakayama 347.3 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$96 - $339

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  5 h 18 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

$83 - $284

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, car ferry  •  6 h 10 min

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

$145 - $464

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka, train  •  4 h 59 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

$138 - $475

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nanki Shirahama, train  •  6 h 25 min

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

$279 - $601

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 East Group operates a bus from Tokyo to Wakayama every 3 hours. Tickets cost $56 and the journey takes 9 h 17 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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 Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
Nankai Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
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
$56
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
$65
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
$83
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
$91
Schedules at
meikobus.jp
Ferry operators
Nankai ferry
Website
nankai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Tokushima to Wakayamako
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
nankai-ferry.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Tokyo to Wakayama?

The distance between Tokyo and Wakayama is 449 km. The road distance is 556 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Wakayama?

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Wakayama is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 and takes 5 h 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Tokyo to Wakayama?

The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Wakayama is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥17000.

Is there a direct bus between Tokyo and Wakayama?

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

How long does it take to get from Tokyo to Wakayama?

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