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

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Train Japan Railways Limited Express  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Nagareyama-Otakanomori
  2. Take the train from Kashiwa to Katsuta
  3. Take the train from Katsuta to Hitachi

$36 - $49

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Moriya
  2. Take the train from Moriya to Toride
  3. Take the train from Toride to Mito(Ibaraki)
  4. Take the train from Mito(Ibaraki) to Hitachi

$21 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

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

$34

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Tsukuba to Hitachi 55.3 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Tsukuba to Hitachi is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1500 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tsukuba to Hitachi is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1500 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Tsukuba and Hitachi is 77 km. The road distance is 88.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Tsukuba to Hitachi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tsukuba to Hitachi. However, there are services departing from Tsukuba Center and arriving at Hitachi via Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tsukuba to Hitachi. However, there are services departing from Kenkyu-Gakuen and arriving at Hitachi via Nagareyama-Otakanomori, Kashiwa and Katsuta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Hitachi. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tsukuba to Hitachi.
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  • Distance: 48.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Tsukuba to Hitachi via Nagareyama-Otakanomori, Kashiwa, and Katsuta in around 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tsukuba to Hitachi via Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit in around 4 h 20 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 Moriya
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Katsuta to Hitachi
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Moriya to Toride
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Toride to Mito(Ibaraki)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Mito(Ibaraki) to Hitachi
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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 Hitachi
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com

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