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There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami, train  •  2h 41m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM
  2. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$111 - $436

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Bus  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Saitama-Shintoshin Station
  2. Take the bus from Saitama-Shintoshin Sta.(East Ent.) to Kyoto Sta.(Hachijyo Ent.) [Highway Bus] Silk Liner

$70 - $105

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Fly Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  3h 1m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) NRT - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$109 - $335

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Shinagawa
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM
  3. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$105 - $349

Train  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo Ltd Exp Narita Express
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$124 - $168

Night bus  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Kyōto

$71

Drive  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto 333.9 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 and takes 5h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto is to fly and train which costs ¥12000 - ¥50000 and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Tokyo Narita Airport and arriving at Kyoto Sta.(Hachijyo Ent.) via Saitama-Shintoshin Sta.(East Ent.). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 18m.

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The distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) and Kyoto is 428 km. The road distance is 534.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs ¥14000 - ¥19000.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto bus services, operated by Keisei bus, depart from Tokyo Narita Airport station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs ¥14000 - ¥19000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥7500 - ¥12000 and takes 10h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto bus services, operated by Nippon Chuo Bus Co, arrive at Kyoto Sta.(Hachijyo Ent.) station.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 267.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT), Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

You can take a train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto via Tokyo, Kyoto, and Kyoto in around 3h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto via Saitama-Shintoshin Station and Saitama-Shintoshin Sta.(East Ent.) in around 10h 18m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
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
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair via Niigata
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Train operators
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
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
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
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Narita Express (N'EX)
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Book at
eki-net.com
Reserved Seat
$23 - $27
Green Seat (First Class)
$34 - $38
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Book at
eki-net.com
Reserved Seat
$22 - $26
Green Seat (First Class)
$32 - $35
Bus operators
Keisei bus
Website
keiseibus.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
honyaku.j-server.com
Nippon Chuo Bus Co
Website
ncbbus.co.jp
Bus from Saitama-Shintoshin Sta.(East Ent.) to Kyoto Sta.(Hachijyo Ent.)
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
ncbbus.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto is 534 km. It takes approximately 5h 41m to drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto.

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Ibex Airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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