Select from 5 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Shinagawa to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi

$93 - $135

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station

$58 - $59

5 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Asakusa to Kyoto 293.9 miles

$45 - $75

Subway to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka, train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$88 - $330

Subway to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  4 h 30 min

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

$90 - $296

Subway to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$108 - $299

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka, train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$131 - $464

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Asakusa to Kyoto every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Asakusa and Kyoto is 375 km. The road distance is 470 km.

The cheapest way to get from Asakusa to Kyoto is to night bus which costs ¥6300 - ¥6500 and takes 9 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Asakusa to Kyoto is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

No, there is no direct train from Asakusa to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Asakusa(Tsukuba) and arriving at Kyoto via Akihabara and Shinagawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Asakusa to Kyoto, including transfers.