There are 3 ways to get from Ueno (Station) to Nikkō by train or car

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Utsunomiya Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...
  2. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko JR Nikko

$39 - $56

Cheapest option

Train Tobu Railway  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Kita-Senju to Tobu-Nikko Tobu Ltd Exp Kegon / ...

$16 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Ueno (Station) to Nikkō 92.9 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Ueno (Station) to Nikkō is to train which costs ¥1700 - ¥2300 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ueno (Station) to Nikkō is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Ueno (Station) and Nikkō is 116 km. The road distance is 148.7 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Ueno (Station) to Nikkō, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Ueno (Station) to Nikkō. However, there are services departing from Ueno and arriving at Nikko via Utsunomiya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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

You can take a train from Ueno (Station) to Nikkō via Utsunomiya in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Train from Utsunomiya to Nikko
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at

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