There are 5 ways to get from Yokohama to Nikkō by train, bus or car

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Ishikawacho to Tokyo
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Utsunomiya
  3. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko

$41 - $66

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Train via Kurihashi  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Ishikawacho to Akabane
  2. Take the train from Akabane to Kurihashi
  3. Take the train from Kurihashi to Tobu-Nikko

$22 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station to Tobu-Nikko Station

$33 - $51

Bus, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Haneda Airport International Terminal Station to Utsunomiya Station
  2. Take the train from Utsunomiya to Nikko JR Nikko

$40 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Yokohama to Nikkō 120.3 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Yokohama to Nikkō is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3300 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yokohama to Nikkō is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3300 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Yokohama to Nikkō station. However, there are services departing from Yokohama Doll Museum and arriving at Tobu-Nikko Station via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Yokohama to Nikkō. However, there are services departing from Ishikawacho and arriving at Nikko via Tokyo and Utsunomiya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Yokohama and Nikkō is 146 km. The road distance is 192.5 km.

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The best way to get from Yokohama to Nikkō without a car is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs ¥4600 - ¥7500.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Yokohama to Nikkō, including transfers.

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Yokohama to Nikkō bus services, operated by Keikyu Limousine, arrive at Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station.

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Yokohama to Nikkō train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Ishikawacho station.

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The best way to get from Yokohama to Nikkō is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs ¥4600 - ¥7500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3600 - ¥6000 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Yokohama to Nikkō.
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  • Distance: 91.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between Yokohama, Japan and Nikkō, Japan?

You can take a train from Yokohama to Nikkō via Tokyo and Utsunomiya in around 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, Keikyu Limousine operates a bus from Yokohama to Nikkō twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 5 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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ishikawacho to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Utsunomiya to Nikko
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Ishikawacho to Akabane
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akabane to Kurihashi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tobu Railway
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kurihashi to Tobu-Nikko
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Keikyu Limousine
Website
hnd-bus.com
Bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station to Tobu-Nikko Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com
Airport Limousine
Website
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Haneda Airport International Terminal Station to Utsunomiya Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
limousinebus.co.jp

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Yokohama to Nikkō bus services, operated by Keikyu Limousine, arrive at Tobu-Nikko Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Yokohama to Nikkō is 193 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Yokohama to Nikkō.

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