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There are 11 ways to get from Tokyo to Wakayama by train, bus, night bus, car, plane, shuttle 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 1 min

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

$117 - $169

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Night bus Willer Travel  •  10 h

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

$45 - $80

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Bus  •  11 h 3 min

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

$69 - $73

Night bus Meiko Bus  •  10 h 4 min

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

$89

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Wakayama 347.3 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami, train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$94 - $351

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  4 h 48 min

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

$135 - $487

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kobe, shuttle, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Kansai International Airport Observation Hall SkyView to Rinku Premium Outlets
  3. Take the train from Hagurazaki to Wakayamashi

$80 - $283

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, car ferry  •  6 h 23 min

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

$149 - $467

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nanki Shirahama, train  •  6 h 30 min

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

$278 - $600

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Kobe, train  •  6 h 53 min

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

$126 - $301

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Wakayama is to night bus which costs ¥5000 - ¥9000 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Wakayama is to train which costs ¥13000 - ¥20000 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Wakayama without a car is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs ¥13000 - ¥20000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Tokyo to Wakayama, including transfers.

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Tokyo to Wakayama 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 Wakayama is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs ¥13000 - ¥20000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥7800 - ¥8300 and takes 11 h 3 min.

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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 Wakayama bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, arrive at Osaka Station Bus Terminal.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Wakayama.
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  • Distance: 280.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Tokyo to Wakayama via Shin-Osaka, Shin-Osaka, Dobutsuen-Mae, and Shinimamiya in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Tokyo to Wakayama 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 11 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nanki Shirahama
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Ibaraki to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $23
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 Shirahama to Wakayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Nankai Railways
Website
howto-osaka.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hagurazaki to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
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 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
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Tokyo Station to Wakayama Station
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
$80
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
$87
Schedules at
meikobus.jp
Kansai Airport transport
Phone
81783040033
Email
sc@kansai-airports.co.jp
Website
kansai-airport.or.jp
Shuttle from Kansai International Airport Observation Hall SkyView to Rinku Premium Outlets
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
kansai-airport.or.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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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Wakayama is 556 km. It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to drive from Tokyo to Wakayama.

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

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There are 88+ hotels available in Wakayama. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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