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There are 6 ways to get from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Shin-Okachimachi Tsukuba Express Semi-Rapid / ...
  2. Take the train from Ueno to Utsunomiya Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...

¥2709 - ¥6609

Cheapest option

Train via Saitama  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the train from Nagareyama-Otakanomori to Omiya(Saitama) Tobu Urban Park / ...
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Utsunomiya Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...

¥2413 - ¥6163

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Bus, train  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the bus from University of Tsukuba Hospital to Ueno Station
  2. Take the train from Ueno to Utsunomiya Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...

¥2780 - ¥6680

Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Tsukuba Center to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Take the bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Utsunomiya

¥4000 - ¥6200

Taxi  •  59m

  1. Take a taxi from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya 43.3 miles

¥25000 - ¥30000

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya 43.3 miles

¥800 - ¥1200

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The cheapest way to get from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya is to drive which costs ¥800 - ¥1200 and takes 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya is to taxi which costs ¥25000 - ¥30000 and takes 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya. However, there are services departing from Tsukuba Center and arriving at Utsunomiya via Tokyo Narita Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya. However, there are services departing from Kenkyu-Gakuen and arriving at Utsunomiya via Ueno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between Tsukuba and Utsunomiya is 56 km. The road distance is 69.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya without a car is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs ¥2700 - ¥7000.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya, including transfers.

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Tsukuba to Utsunomiya bus services, operated by Kanto Railway Co Ltd, depart from Tsukuba Center station.

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

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The best way to get from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs ¥2700 - ¥7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4000 - ¥6500 and takes 4h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya.
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  • Distance: 35.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 57m

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

You can take a train from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya via Shin-Okachimachi and Ueno in around 1h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya via Narita Airport Terminal 2 and Tokyo Narita Airport in around 4h 40m.

Train operators
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Shin-Okachimachi
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1110
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 Ueno to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥2400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tobu Railway
Website
tobu.co.jp
Train from Nagareyama-Otakanomori to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Phone
03-3844-0489
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from University of Tsukuba Hospital to Ueno Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥1180
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Kanto Railway Co Ltd
Bus from Tsukuba Center to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥2200
Schedules at
kantetsu.co.jp
Willer Travel
Phone
+81(50)5805-0383
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥4000
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya
Ave. Duration
59m
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥30000

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Tsukuba to Utsunomiya bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Utsunomiya station.

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Tsukuba to Utsunomiya train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Utsunomiya station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tsukuba to Utsunomiya is 69 km. It takes approximately 59m to drive from Tsukuba to Utsunomiya.

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