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How to Get to Iwate Prefecture, Kamaishi City

How to Get to Iwate Prefecture, Kamaishi City

Kamaishi City (Iwate Prefecture) is a city in Northern Tohoku region which will host the Rugby World Cup in 2019. It is accessible by plane or by train. It it boasts a convenient location, located about 2 hours 10 minutes from Tokyo by the bullet train (Shinkansen), or about 1 hour 20 minutes from Osaka by plane.

1Getting to Morioka, the Capital City of Iwate prefecture and to Kamaishi

By Train

From Tokyo

2 Hours 10 Minutes From Tokyo Station to Morioka Station

Take the JR Tohoku Shinkansen directly to Morioka from Tokyo station, covered by Japan Rail Pass.
Fare: ¥13,710〜

4.5 Hours From Tokyo Station to Kamaishi Station

Take the JR Tohoku Shinkansen to Shinhanamaki station for about 2 hours 40 minutes, then transfer to the Kamaishi line to Kamaishi station for about 1 hour 50 minutes. This is covered under the Japan Rail Pass.
Fare: ¥14,250〜

By Plane

From Osaka

1 Hour 20 Minutes From Itami Airport to Iwate Hanamaki Airport

Itami-Iwate Hanamaki runs about 4 flights per day, operated by JAL.

From Iwate Hanamaki Airport

To Morioka by train:Take the JR Tohoku line to Morioka station for about 30 minutes.
Fare: ¥500

To Kamaishi by train:Take the JR Kamaishi line to Kamaishi station for about 2 hours and 10 minutes.
Fare: ¥1,940

All routes are covered by the Japan Rail Pass.

2 From Other Hosting Cities for the Rugby World Cup 2019

・From Sapporo City:About 1 hour by plane
・From Saitama Prefecture, Kumagaya City:About 4 hours 20 minutes by train
・From Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City:About 5 hours by train
・From Shizuoka Prefecture:About 6 hours by train
・From Aichi Prefecture, Toyota City (Nagoya Komaki Airport):About 1 hour 15 minutes by plane
・From Kobe City:About 1 hour 30 minutes by plane via Osaka Itami Airport
・From Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka City (Fukuoka Airport):About 2 hours 5 minutes by plane
・From Kumamoto Prefecture, Kumamoto City:About 2 hours 5 minutes by plane via Fukuoka Airport
・From Oita Prefecture:About 2 hours 5 minutes by plane via Fukuoka Airport

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ACCESS

To Sapporo
By Plane
  • Tokyo - 1.5 h ~
  • Osaka - 2 h ~
By Train
    HOW TO GET THERE
    To Kamaishi,
    Iwate
    By Plane
    • Osaka - 1 h 20 mins ~
    By Train
    • Tokyo - 4 h 30 mins ~
    HOW TO GET THERE
    To Kumagaya,
    Saitama
    By Plane
      By Train
      • Tokyo - 40 mins ~
      • Osaka - 3 h 10 mins ~
      HOW TO GET THERE
      To Tokyo
      By Plane
      • Osaka - 1 h 10 mins ~
      By Train
      • Osaka - 2.5 h ~
      HOW TO GET THERE
      To Yokohama
      By Plane
        By Train
        • Tokyo - 18 mins ~
        • Osaka - 2 h ~
        HOW TO GET THERE
        To Shizuoka
        By Plane
          By Train
          • Tokyo - 1 h ~
          • Osaka - 2 h ~
          HOW TO GET THERE
          To Toyota,
          Aichi
          By Plane
            By Train
            • Tokyo - 3 h ~
            • Osaka - 1 h 50 mins ~
            HOW TO GET THERE
            To Osaka
            By Plane
            • Tokyo - 1 h 10 mins ~
            By Train
            • Tokyo - 2.5 h ~
            HOW TO GET THERE
            To Kobe
            By Plane
            • Tokyo - 1 h 15 mins ~
            By Train
            • Tokyo - 2 h 40 mins ~
            • Osaka - 12 mins ~
            HOW TO GET THERE
            To Fukuoka
            By Plane
            • Tokyo - 1 h 35 mins ~
            • Osaka - 1 h 10 mins ~
            By Train
            • Tokyo - 4 h 50 mins ~
            • Osaka - 2.5 h ~
            HOW TO GET THERE
            To Kumamoto
            By Plane
            • Tokyo - 1 h 40 mins ~
            • Osaka - 1 h 10 mins ~
            By Train
            • Osaka - 3 h ~
            HOW TO GET THERE
            To Oita
            By Plane
            • Tokyo - 1.5 h ~
            • Osaka - 55 mins ~
            By Train
            • Osaka - 3.5 h ~
            HOW TO GET THERE

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