There are 4 ways to get from Tsukuba to Chiba by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Minami-Nagareyama
  2. Take the train from Minami-Nagareyama to Nishi-Funabashi
  3. Take the train from Nishi-Funabashi to Chiba

$11 - $16

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Bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Tsukuba Center to Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station
  2. Take the bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 to Chiba Chuo Station

$27 - $38

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tsukuba to Chiba 38.8 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Tsukuba to Chiba 38.8 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Tsukuba to Chiba is to drive which costs ¥700 - ¥1100 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tsukuba to Chiba is to taxi which costs ¥21000 - ¥26000 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tsukuba to Chiba station. However, there are services departing from Tsukuba Center and arriving at Chiba Chuo Station via Haneda Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tsukuba to Chiba. However, there are services departing from Kenkyu-Gakuen and arriving at Chiba via Minami-Nagareyama and Nishi-Funabashi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Tsukuba and Chiba is 54 km. The road distance is 62.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tsukuba to Chiba without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs ¥1100 - ¥1800.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Tsukuba to Chiba, including transfers.

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Tsukuba to Chiba bus services, operated by Keikyu Limousine, depart from Tsukuba Center station.

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Tsukuba to Chiba train services, operated by Tsukuba Express, depart from Kenkyu-Gakuen station.

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The best way to get from Tsukuba to Chiba is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs ¥1100 - ¥1800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3000 - ¥4300 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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  • Distance: 33.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Tsukuba to Chiba via Minami-Nagareyama and Nishi-Funabashi in around 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tsukuba to Chiba via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station and Haneda Airport Terminal 1 in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Minami-Nagareyama
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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 Minami-Nagareyama to Nishi-Funabashi
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nishi-Funabashi to Chiba
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Keikyu Limousine
Website
hnd-bus.com
Bus from Tsukuba Center to Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com
Airport Limousine
Website
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 to Chiba Chuo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
limousinebus.co.jp
Keisei bus
Website
keiseibus.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Chibachuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
honyaku.j-server.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tsukuba to Chiba
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230

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Tsukuba to Chiba bus services, operated by Airport Limousine, arrive at Chiba Chuo Station.

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Tsukuba to Chiba train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Chiba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tsukuba to Chiba is 62 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Tsukuba to Chiba.

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