Tokyo to Karuizawa

Tokyo to Karuizawa

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06:00
Tokyo
1h 10m ride in train, Standard Seat
07:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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15:00
Tokyo
1h 10m ride in train, Standard Seat
16:10
Karuizawa, Nagano
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08:20
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
2h 42m bus ride in Intercity
11:02
Karuizawa, Nagano

From Tokyo Tower to Karuizawa by Bus

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09:30
Tokyo Tower
3h 19m bus ride in Intercity
12:49
Karuizawa, Nagano
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09:30
Tokyo Tower
3h 32m bus ride in Intercity
13:02
Karuizawa, Nagano

From Shinjuku Shibuya to Karuizawa by Bus

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06:45
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
3h 9m bus ride in Intercity
09:54
Karuizawa, Nagano
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06:45
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
3h 22m bus ride in Intercity
10:07
Karuizawa, Nagano
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08:20
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
2h 42m bus ride in Intercity
11:02
Karuizawa, Nagano
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08:20
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
2h 42m bus ride in Intercity
11:02
Karuizawa, Nagano
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08:20
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
2h 55m bus ride in Intercity
11:15
Karuizawa, Nagano
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09:20
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
2h 42m bus ride in Intercity
12:02
Karuizawa, Nagano
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09:20
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
2h 42m bus ride in Intercity
12:02
Karuizawa, Nagano
eTicket Instant Refundable
09:20
Shinjuku Shibuya, Tokyo
2h 55m bus ride in Intercity
12:15
Karuizawa, Nagano

Tokyo to Karuizawa Schedule

Tokyo to Karuizawa Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BB Trip Comfort Plus Any time¥ 44,258
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 06:00 - 07:10¥ 8,594
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 08:00 - 09:10¥ 8,594
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 10:00 - 11:10¥ 8,594
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 12:00 - 13:10¥ 8,594
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 14:00 - 15:10¥ 8,594
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 16:00 - 17:10¥ 8,594
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 18:00 - 19:10¥ 8,594
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 20:00 - 21:10¥ 8,594

Transportation from Tokyo to Karuizawa

How to get from Tokyo to Karuizawa

Travelling between Tokyo and Karuizawa is possible by Train and taxi. Train guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Taxi is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you JPY 53,272 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere JPY 8,594.

How long does it take to get from Tokyo to Karuizawa?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 4 hours to travel between Tokyo and Karuizawa depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Tokyo and Karuizawa. Train will bring you to your destination in 1h 10m. Taxi does a much slower job and take about 3h 30m to reach Karuizawa.

How much does it cost to get from Tokyo to Karuizawa?

Travelling between Tokyo and Karuizawa can be as cheap as JPY 8,594 if you opt for a Shinkansen Train train and as expensive as JPY 53,272 if you buy a BB Trip (BB TRIP LTD) taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Tokyo and Karuizawa ?

  • 27 from Tokyo to Nagano starting from 06:35 Tamagawa Aqueduct until 18:50 Kawagoe
  • 16 from Tokyo to Nagano starting from 06:00 Tokyo until 21:00 Tokyo

2 from Tokyo to Nagano starting from 00:00 Tokyo International Airport until 00:00 Tokyo International Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Tokyo to Karuizawa.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Bus

Travelling from Tokyo to Nagano overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Tokyo and Nagano

Seibu Tourist Bus ZSBG1, Tokyu Transit XTKT2

Taxi

Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Tokyo and Nagano

BB Trip (BB TRIP LTD)

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Tokyo to Karuizawa?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 60% took a train
  • 40% opted for a bus