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There are 5 ways to get from Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku by subway, train, taxi or foot

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Subway via Ueno-Hirokoji  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from Ueno-Okachimachi to Higashi-Shinjuku Toei Subway Oedo

$3 - $5

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Subway  •  23 min

  1. Take the subway from Ueno-Okachimachi to Higashi-Shinjuku Toei Subway Oedo

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Shin-Okubo JR Yamanote

$2 - $3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku 6.6 miles

$35 - $50

Walk  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Walk from Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku 4.7 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku is to subway which costs ¥220 - ¥240 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku is to taxi which costs ¥4400 - ¥5500 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ueno and arriving at Shin-Okubo. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Ueno (Station) and Shinjuku is 6 km.

The best way to get from Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku without a car is to subway which takes 19 min and costs ¥380 - ¥550.

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It takes approximately 19 min to get from Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku, including transfers.

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Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Ueno station.

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Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Shin-Okubo station.

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There are 2575+ hotels available in Shinjuku. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku.
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  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ueno to Shin-Okubo
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ueno (Station) to Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com

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