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Bus

Highway buses depart from outside Aizu-Wakamatsu train station for Tokyo (¥4800, 4½ hours).

Car & Motorcycle

The Tōhoku Expressway (東北自動車道) runs between Tokyo and Kōriyama, while the Ban-etsu Expressway (磐越自動車道) connects Kōriyama and Aizu-Wakamatsu.

Train

The JR Tōhoku shinkansen runs hourly between Tokyo and Kōriyama (¥7680, 1¼ hours). Kōriyama is connected to Aizu-Wakamatsu by the JR Ban-etsu-saisen line; hourly kaisoku (rapid trains; ¥1140, 1¼ hours) ply this scenic route. There are a couple of daily kaisoku on the JR Ban-etsu West line between Aizu-Wakamatsu and Niigata (¥2270, 2½ hours).

FruiTea Fukushima

FruiTea Fukushima, a specialist fruit-themed train-cafe on wheels, travels six times a day from Kōriyama to Aizu-Wakamatsu (¥1140, one hour).