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

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Recommended option

Train via Tokyo  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ishikawacho to Tokyo JR Keihin-Tohoku/Negishi Rapid / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Omiya(Saitama) Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...

$25 - $42

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Ishikawacho to Saitama-Shintoshin JR Keihin-Tohoku/Negishi Rapid / ...

$8 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Yokohama Doll Museum to Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station
  2. Take the bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 to Saitama-Shintoshin station

$13 - $22

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yokohama to Saitama 46.6 miles

$250 - $300

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Yokohama to Saitama 46.6 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yokohama to Saitama is to drive which costs ¥850 - ¥1300 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yokohama to Saitama is to taxi which costs ¥28000 - ¥34000 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Yokohama to Saitama station. However, there are services departing from Yokohama Doll Museum and arriving at Saitama-Shintoshin station via Haneda Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ishikawacho and arriving at Saitama-Shintoshin. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Yokohama and Saitama is 53 km. The road distance is 74.6 km.

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The best way to get from Yokohama to Saitama without a car is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs ¥2800 - ¥4800.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Yokohama to Saitama, including transfers.

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Yokohama to Saitama bus services, operated by Keikyu Limousine, depart from Yokohama Doll Museum station.

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

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The best way to get from Yokohama to Saitama is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs ¥2800 - ¥4800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1400 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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Yokohama to Saitama bus services, operated by Airport Limousine, arrive at Saitama-Shintoshin station.

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Yokohama to Saitama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Omiya(Saitama) station.

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Map of how to get from Yokohama to Saitama.
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  • Distance: 33 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Yokohama to Saitama via Tokyo in around 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yokohama to Saitama via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station and Haneda Airport Terminal 1 in around 1 h 54 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 Ishikawacho to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Ishikawacho to Saitama-Shintoshin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Keikyu Limousine
Website
hnd-bus.com
Bus from Yokohama Doll Museum to Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com
Bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station to Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com
Airport Limousine
Website
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 to Saitama-Shintoshin station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
limousinebus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Yokohama to Saitama
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$250 - $300
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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