Yokkaichi (四日市) is a city in Mie prefecture, Japan.

Get in

By train

Yokkaichi is served by two major train stations: JR Yokkaichi station, located on the JR Kansai Main Line closer to the sea, and Kintetsu Yokkaichi station, about 1 km to the west of the JR station along Chuo-Dori. Both stations offer connections to Nagoya, a stop on the Tokaido Shinkansen line between Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.

Kintetsu trains from Nagoya are more frequent but more expensive, making the run to Yokkaichi in about 35 minutes by express at a cost of ¥610. A few limited express trains stop at Kintetsu Yokkaichi on their way to Ise and Osaka, but these require an additional ¥500 surcharge and the trains are not much faster. By JR it costs ¥460; the journey takes 30 minutes on the rapid or 40 minutes on the local.

A trip from Tokyo to JR Yokkaichi, changing in Nagoya, would take approximately 2 1/2 hours by Nozomi with good connections (¥11300).

From Osaka, Kintetsu limited express trains run every hour on the half-hour out of Namba station, stopping at Kintetsu Yokkaichi en route to Nagoya. The trip to Yokkaichi takes 1 hour 50 minutes and costs ¥3500. By bullet train out of Shin-Osaka, changing in Nagoya, it costs ¥7500 but you will only be saving about 20 minutes.





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Routes through Yokkaichi

Nara Kameyama  W  E  Kuwana Nagoya
Kameyama Suzuka  W  E  Kuwana Nagoya

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