There are 7 ways to get from Busan to Kyoto by ferry, train, 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi

$265 - $320

Cheapest option

Fly Busan to Osaka Kansai, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Osaka Kansai (KIX) PUS - KIX
  2. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Kyoto

$84 - $279

5 alternative options

Ferry Panstar, train  •  20 h 51 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Osaka
  2. Take the train from Kyobashi(Osaka) to Jingu-Marutamachi Keihan Main Sub-Exp / ...

$153 - $419

Ferry, drive  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Drive from Fukuoka to Kyoto

$192 - $227

Fly Busan to Osaka  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Osaka (ITM) PUS - ITM

$197 - $470

Fly Busan to Nagoya, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Nagoya (NGO) PUS - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$154 - $522

Train to Daegu, fly to Osaka Kansai, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Osaka Kansai (KIX) TAE - KIX
  3. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Kyoto

$131 - $331

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Kyoto is to fly and train which costs ₩95,000 - ₩320,000 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Kyoto is to fly and train which costs ₩170,000 - ₩600,000 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Busan and Kyoto is 611 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Busan to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Busan to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 381.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Kyoto, Japan?

Japan Airlines, Korean Air and six other airlines fly from Busan to Kyoto hourly.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Busan to Osaka via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Busan to Osaka via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Busan to Osaka via Fukuoka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Busan to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Busan to Osaka via Fukuoka, Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Busan to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Busan to Nagoya via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Busan to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Daegu to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Busan to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Daegu to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Daegu to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Busan to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Busan to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $900
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Busan to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $360
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$120 - $170
Reserved seat
$130 - $170
Green seat
$170 - $230
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Keihan Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyobashi(Osaka) to Jingu-Marutamachi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Korail
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$13 - $15
First Class
$19 - $21
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$127
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Ferry from Busan to Osaka
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Schedules at
panstar.jp
4 Bed Cabin
$145
2 Bed Cabin
$408
2 Bed Cabin Deluxe
$453

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