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There are 9 ways to get from Yamanashi to Kyoto by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Shin-Yokohama  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Yamanashishi to Hachioji
  2. Take the train from Hachioji to Shin-Yokohama
  3. Take the train from Shin-Yokohama to Kyoto

$137 - $183

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Night bus  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the night bus from Fuji-Q Highland to Kyōto Station

$58 - $98

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Train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Kofu to Shizuoka Ltd Exp Fujikawa
  2. Take the train from Shizuoka to Kyoto Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$108 - $151

Bus  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Kōfu Station to Kyōto

$76 - $79

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Yamanashi to Kyoto 248.8 miles

$40 - $65

Bus, train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from 下栗原 to 塩山駅南口(1番)
  2. Take the train from Enzan to Shinjuku(Jr)
  3. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM
  4. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$118 - $369

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Kobe, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Enzan to Shinjuku(Jr)
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$125 - $343

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Enzan to Shinjuku(Jr)
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) HND - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$140 - $346

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka Itami  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Enzan to Shinjuku(Jr)
  2. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  3. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM

$161 - $507

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yamanashi to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥4700 - ¥7000 and takes 4h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Yamanashi to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥15000 - ¥21000 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Yamanashi to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from 下栗原 and arriving at Kyōto via 鵜飼山 and Kōfu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 47m.

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The distance between Yamanashi and Kyoto is 277 km. The road distance is 398 km.

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The best way to get from Yamanashi to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs ¥15000 - ¥21000.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Yamanashi to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Yamanashi to Kyoto bus services, operated by Kintetsu Bus, arrive at Kōfu Station.

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The best way to get from Yamanashi to Kyoto is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs ¥15000 - ¥21000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥8500 - ¥8900 and takes 8h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yamanashi to Kyoto bus services, operated by Kintetsu Bus, arrive at Kyōto station.

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Map of how to get from Yamanashi to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 172.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Yamanashi, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

You can take a train from Yamanashi to Kyoto via Yamanashishi, Hachioji, Shin-Yokohama, Kyoto, and Kyoto in around 4h 12m. Alternatively, Kintetsu Bus operates a bus from Yamanashi to Kyoto twice daily. Tickets cost $70 and the journey takes 6h 39m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yamanashishi to Hachioji
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kofu to Shizuoka
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Enzan to Shinjuku(Jr)
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hachioji to Shin-Yokohama
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Yokohama to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $130
Reserved seat
$100 - $130
Green seat
$130 - $180
Train from Shizuoka to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $95
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kōfu Station to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Night bus from Fuji-Q Highland to Kyōto Station
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Yamanashi Transportation Group
Website
yamanashikotsu.co.jp
Bus from 下栗原 to 塩山駅南口(1番)
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
yamanashikotsu.co.jp

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Yamanashi to Kyoto is 398 km. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Yamanashi to Kyoto.

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All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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There are 2366+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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