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There are 10 ways to get from Asakusa to Kyoto by train, night bus, car, subway 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  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the train from Shinagawa to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$100 - $147

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Night bus Kintetsu Bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the night bus from Asakusa Station to Kyōto

$53

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Night bus Keisei bus  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the night bus from Asakusa-Kaminarimon to Sanjō Keihan-eki

$62

Drive  •  5h

  1. Drive from Asakusa to Kyoto 290.9 miles

$45 - $75

Subway to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the subway from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Daimon(Tokyo)
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM
  3. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$88 - $329

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  4h 22m

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

$115 - $450

Subway to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Kobe, train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the subway from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Daimon(Tokyo)
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$95 - $303

Subway to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the subway from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Daimon(Tokyo)
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) HND - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$110 - $306

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  4h 42m

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

$117 - $347

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Kobe, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$140 - $319

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The cheapest way to get from Asakusa to Kyoto is to night bus which costs ¥6026 and takes 8h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Asakusa to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥17000 and takes 2h 59m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Asakusa-Kaminarimon and arriving at Sanjō Keihan-eki. The journey takes approximately 8h 32m.

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The distance between Asakusa and Kyoto is 374 km. The road distance is 465.4 km.

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The best way to get from Asakusa to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs ¥11000 - ¥17000.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Asakusa to Kyoto, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Asakusa to Kyoto is 465 km. It takes approximately 5h to drive from Asakusa to Kyoto.

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  • Distance: 233.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Asakusa to Kyoto every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

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 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 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 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
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 Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Ibaraki to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $130
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
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
Keisei Railways
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ueno to Ishioka
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Asakusa Station to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Keisei bus
Website
keiseibus.co.jp
Night bus from Asakusa-Kaminarimon to Sanjō Keihan-eki
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
chibachuobus.co.jp

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

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