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There are 5 ways to get from Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Tokyo [JY] Yamanote Line / ...

4 alternative options

Bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from 上野公園山下 to 東京駅丸の内北口 S-1

Bus via Tokyo station  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Ueno eki to Tokyo eki From Sakata to Shinjukuminamiguchi

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station 4.8 km

Walk  •  50 min

  1. Walk from Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station 4.2 km

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The cheapest way to get from Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station is to bus which costs ¥210 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station is to taxi which costs ¥2200 - ¥2700 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 上野公園山下 and arriving at 東京駅丸の内北口. Services depart once daily, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ueno and arriving at Tokyo. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Ueno (Station) and Tokyo station is 4 km.

The best way to get from Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station without a car is to train which takes 8 min and costs ¥100 - ¥3000.

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The train from Ueno to Tokyo takes 8 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station bus services, operated by Toei Bus, depart from 上野公園山下 station.

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Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station train services, operated by JR-East, depart from Ueno station.

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The best way to get from Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station is to train which takes 8 min and costs ¥100 - ¥3000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥210 and takes 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station.
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  • Distance: 3.7 km
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Ueno (Station), Tokyo, Japan and Tokyo station, Japan?

JR-East operates a train from Ueno to Tokyo every 5 minutes. Tickets cost ¥100 - ¥230 and the journey takes 8 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Toei Bus operates a bus from 上野公園山下 to 東京駅丸の内北口 once daily. Tickets cost ¥190 - ¥210 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ueno to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥3000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥1700 - ¥2400
Reserved seat
¥2400 - ¥3000
Green seat
¥2800 - ¥3700
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ueno to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥1100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥700 - ¥1100
Reserved Seat
¥700 - ¥1100
Green Seat
¥750 - ¥1100
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ueno to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥120 - ¥180
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Toei Bus
Website
kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp
Bus from 上野公園山下 to 東京駅丸の内北口
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥190 - ¥210
Website
https://www.kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp/eng/
Shonai Kotsu
Other operators
Taxi from Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥2700
Tokyo Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5758-3630
Website
tokyotaxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com
Km Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5530-6001
Website
km-taxi.tokyo
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo

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Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station bus services, operated by Toei Bus, arrive at 東京駅丸の内北口 station.

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Ueno (Station) to Tokyo station train services, operated by JR-East, arrive at Tokyo station.

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