Here, we give you some basic information on how to get to Ishinomaki.
As the main hub for the whole of north Japan, use of public transportation will probably mean coming through Sendai City on your way here
|From Sendai Airport||Sendai Aiport||regular train 25min, express 17minSendai Airport Access Line train||JR Sendai Station|
It’s easy to get around the central area on foot or using rented bicycles. However, visitors should be aware that Tuesday is the day when relatively large numbers of shops are closed.
|From Tokyo||JR Tokyo Station||approx. 90 minsTohoku Shinkansen (bullet train)||JR Sendai Station|
|From Tokyo||Tokyo||approx. 6.5–7.5 hrs※||Sendai|
|From Osaka, Kansai||Osaka||approx. 12 hrs※||Sendai|
|JR Sendai Station||approx. 60 mins||JR Ishinomaki Station|
|JR Sendai Station||approx. 90 mins||JR Ishinomaki Station|
Please be aware that the two lines leave from different platforms, so passengers are advised to check travel information carefully. Both lines do not run too frequently, so it’s a good idea to check timetables in advance.
The faster Senseki Tohoku Line is good for getting to Ishinomaki as quickly as possible. The slower Senseki Line can be used for a more relaxing trip along coastal areas, and goes through Matsushima Kaigan Station, a nationally popular sightseeing venue.
|JR Sendai Station||approx. 80 mins||JR Ishinomaki Station|
Passengers can pay in cash on the bus. Pre-paid cards (Suica, PASMO, icsca) may also be used in which case the machine should be swiped both on boarding and getting off the bus. As of December 2015, the Sendai Station bus stop is number 21, opposite Sakurano Dept Store on Aoba Dori Street.
|Tokyo to Ishinomaki|
|320 ㎞Tohoku Expwy|
|10 ㎞Sendai Nanbu Road|
|48 ㎞Sendai Tobu Road &|