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

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 Japan Railways Limited Express  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Nagareyama-Otakanomori
  2. Take the train from Kashiwa to Mito(Ibaraki)
  3. Take the train from Mito(Ibaraki) to Oarai

$33 - $41

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Kita-Senju Tsukuba Express Semi-Rapid / ...
  2. Take the train from Kita-Senju to Mito(Ibaraki) JR Joban

$27 - $34

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Tsukuba Center to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
  2. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Mito Station South Exit

$32 - $33

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tsukuba to Ōarai is to drive which costs ¥750 - ¥1200 and takes 52 min.

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

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The distance between Tsukuba and Ōarai is 52 km. The road distance is 69 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Tsukuba to Ōarai, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Tsukuba to Ōarai. However, there are services departing from Kenkyu-Gakuen and arriving at Oarai via Nagareyama-Otakanomori, Kashiwa and Mito(Ibaraki). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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

You can take a train from Tsukuba to Ōarai via Nagareyama-Otakanomori, Kashiwa, and Mito(Ibaraki) in around 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tsukuba to Ōarai via Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit, Mito Station South Exit, and Mito(Ibaraki) in around 4 h 19 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
Train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Kita-Senju
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Mito(Ibaraki) to Oarai
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kita-Senju to Mito(Ibaraki)
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
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 Mito Station South Exit
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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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