Travel from Asakusa to Kyoto

Bus or train from Asakusa to Kyoto?

Tsukuba Express operates a train from Asakusa to Kyoto every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 5 min. 3 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Japan Railways (JR) operates a bus from Asakusa to Kyoto every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Asakusa to Kyoto

From Asakusa(Tsukuba) train to Akihabara, train to Shinagawa, train to Kyoto, then subway to Marutamachi. 2 h 58 min ¥12835. From Ueno train to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit, bus to Kyoto Fukakusa, walk to Takeda(Kyoto), then subway to Karasumaoike. 9 h 30 min ¥6423. From Asakusa(Tsukuba) train to Shin-Okachimachi, subway to Basuta Shinjuku, then night bus to Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station. 10 h 7 min ¥6601. From Asakusa drive to Kyoto. 5 h 1 min ¥6704. From Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) subway to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Osaka airport, train to Juso, then train to Kyoto. 3 h 52 min ¥13754. From Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) subway to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Osaka Kobe airport, train to Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu), train to Juso, then train to Kyoto. 4 h 41 min ¥12535. From Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) Metro to Ueno, walk to Keisei-Ueno, train to Tokyo Narita airport, fly to Osaka airport, train to Juso, then train to Kyoto. 4 h 53 min ¥21111. From Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) subway to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Nagoya airport, train to Meitetsunagoya, walk to Nagoya, train to Kyoto, then subway to Kyoto. 4 h 38 min ¥15194.

How long does it take to get from Asakusa to Kyoto?

It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Asakusa to Kyoto.
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      5 Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train
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      8 Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train
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