There are 9 ways to get from Busan to Kyoto by ferry, train, car ferry, bus, 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 17 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi

$248 - $302

Cheapest option

Fly Busan to Osaka Kansai, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. PUS - KIX

$82 - $276

7 alternative options

Ferry Panstar, train  •  20 h 51 min

  1. Keihan Main Sub-Exp / ...

$154 - $423

Car ferry, bus  •  23 h 2 min

$167 - $332

Ferry, drive  •  10 h 20 min

$184 - $219

Fly Busan to Osaka  •  6 h 17 min

  1. PUS - ITM

$197 - $470

Fly Busan to Nagoya, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. PUS - NKM

$276 - $596

Fly Busan to Nagoya, train #2  •  5 h 3 min

  1. PUS - NGO

$152 - $509

Train to Daegu, fly to Osaka Kansai, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. TAE - KIX

$130 - $328

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

Japan Airlines, Asiana Airlines 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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Busan to Osaka via Fukuoka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Busan to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
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 via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Busan to Nagoya via Sapporo, Yamagata
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Flights from Busan to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Busan to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Busan to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Daegu to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Busan to Nagoya via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Busan to Nagoya via Sapporo, Yamagata
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $490
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Busan to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Daegu to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Busan to Osaka via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,400
Flights from Busan to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,400
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
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
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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
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
$20 - $22
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Karasuma Goike
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$119
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 - $420
Schedules at
panstar.jp
4 Bed Cabin
$147
2 Bed Cabin
$412
2 Bed Cabin Deluxe
$458
Car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Osaka
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Schedules at
panstar.co.kr
2bed Deluxe Room
$292
2bed Junior Room
$227
Shared standard 2 berth cabin
$150
Shared standard 4 berth cabin
$130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Busan and Kyoto is 611 km.

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Kyoto is to fly and train which costs ₩85,000 - ₩300,000 and takes 5 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Busan to Kyoto is to fly and train which takes 5 h 3 min and costs ₩160,000 - ₩550,000.

It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Busan to Kyoto, including transfers.