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

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Train via Yokohama  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Akihabara Tsukuba Express Semi-Rapid / ...
  2. Take the train from Akihabara to Yokohama Jr Keihin-Tohoku/Negishi Local / ...

$17 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Tsukuba Hospital to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Kamakura JR Yokosuka

$17 - $21

Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Akihabara
  2. Take the train from Akihabara to Shimbashi
  3. Take the train from Shimbashi to Kamakura

$21 - $28

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

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

$23 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Tsukuba to Kamakura 74.8 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Tsukuba to Kamakura is to drive which costs ¥1400 - ¥2100 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tsukuba to Kamakura is to drive which costs ¥1400 - ¥2100 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tsukuba to Kamakura station. However, there are services departing from Tsukuba Center and arriving at Kamakura Station via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tsukuba to Kamakura. However, there are services departing from Kenkyu-Gakuen and arriving at Kamakura via Akihabara and Yokohama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Tsukuba and Kamakura is 98 km. The road distance is 119.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tsukuba to Kamakura without a car is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs ¥1900 - ¥2500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Tsukuba to Kamakura, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Tsukuba to Kamakura is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs ¥1900 - ¥2500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2600 - ¥4000 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Tsukuba to Kamakura.
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  • Distance: 61.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Tsukuba to Kamakura via Akihabara and Yokohama in around 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tsukuba to Kamakura via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station in around 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
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 Akihabara to Yokohama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kamakura
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akihabara to Shimbashi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shimbashi to Kamakura
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from University of Tsukuba Hospital to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
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
Bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station to Kamakura Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com

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Tsukuba to Kamakura bus services, operated by Keikyu Limousine, arrive at Kamakura Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tsukuba to Kamakura is 120 km. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Tsukuba to Kamakura.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Kamakura. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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