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There are 4 ways to get from Yokohama to Saitama by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the train from Ishikawacho to Saitama-Shintoshin [JK] Keihin-Tōhoku/Negishi Line

¥950 - ¥1300

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 9m

  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

¥1949 - ¥2787

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yokohama to Saitama 77.2 km

¥29000 - ¥35000

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Yokohama to Saitama 77.2 km

¥850 - ¥1300

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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 ¥29000 - ¥35000 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 2h 9m.

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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 1h 35m.

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The distance between Yokohama and Saitama is 53 km. The road distance is 77.2 km.

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The best way to get from Yokohama to Saitama without a car is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs ¥950 - ¥1300.

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The train from Ishikawacho to Saitama-Shintoshin takes 1h 35m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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Yokohama to Saitama train services, operated by JR-East, depart from Ishikawacho station.

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The best way to get from Yokohama to Saitama is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs ¥950 - ¥1300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1900 - ¥2800 and takes 2h 9m.

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  • Distance: 52.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 35m

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

JR-East operates a train from Ishikawacho to Saitama-Shintoshin every 15 minutes. Tickets cost ¥950 - ¥1300 and the journey takes 1h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yokohama to Saitama via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 in around 2h 9m.

Train operators
JR-East
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Ishikawacho to Saitama-Shintoshin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥1300
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/
Bus operators
Keikyu Airport Limousine
Website
hnd-bus.com
Bus from Yokohama Doll Museum to Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥900
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com
Airport Limousine
Phone
045-459-4800
Website
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Haneda Airport Terminal 1 to Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥1900
Website
http://www.limousinebus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Yokohama to Saitama
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
¥29000 - ¥35000
Tokyo Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5758-3630
Website
tokyotaxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5547-5551
Website
tokyomk.com
Nihon Kotsu Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5755-2336
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Km Taxi
Phone
+81 3-5530-6001
Website
km-taxi.tokyo
Hinomaru
Phone
+81 3-3814-1111
Website
hinomaru.tokyo

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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 JR-East, arrive at Saitama-Shintoshin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yokohama to Saitama is 77 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Yokohama to Saitama.

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