There are 5 ways to get from Tsukuba to Ōarai by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train Japan Railways Limited Express  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Nagareyama-Otakanomori Tsukuba Express Semi-Rapid / ...
  2. Take the train from Kashiwa to Katsuta Ltd Exp Tokiwa

$77 - $99

Cheapest option

Train Japan Railways (JR)  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Toride to Mito(Ibaraki) JR Joban

$61 - $83

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Tsukuba Center to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
  2. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Prefectural Driving School

$84 - $99

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tsukuba to Ōarai 42.9 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Tsukuba to Ōarai 42.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Tsukuba to Ōarai is to drive which costs ¥800 - ¥1200 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tsukuba to Ōarai is to taxi which costs ¥24000 - ¥30000 and takes 52 min.

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The distance between Tsukuba and Ōarai is 52 km. The road distance is 68.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tsukuba to Ōarai without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs ¥8500 - ¥12000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Tsukuba to Ōarai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tsukuba to Ōarai is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs ¥8500 - ¥12000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥9500 - ¥12000 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tsukuba to Ōarai is 69 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Tsukuba to Ōarai.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Ōarai. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tsukuba to Ōarai.
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  • Distance: 32.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Tsukuba, Japan and Ōarai, Japan?

You can take a train from Tsukuba to Ōarai via Nagareyama-Otakanomori, Kashiwa, and Katsuta in around 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tsukuba to Ōarai via Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit and Prefectural Driving School in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Nagareyama-Otakanomori
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Toride to Mito(Ibaraki)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tsukuba Center to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Prefectural Driving School
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tsukuba to Ōarai
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270

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