There are 9 ways to get from Chiba to Kyoto by night train, train, night bus, car or plane

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Night train, train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the night train from Chiba to Shinagawa Ltd Exp Narita Express
  2. Take the train from Shinagawa to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi

$115 - $164

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Night bus Keisei bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Chiba station to Sanjō Keihan-eki

$63

7 alternative options

Night bus JR Bus Kanto  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Kyōto

$73 - $160

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Chiba to Kyoto 314.5 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Tokyo Narita to Osaka, train  •  4 h 25 min

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

$111 - $446

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM
  2. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$93 - $335

Fly Tokyo Narita to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Nagoya (NGO) NRT - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$113 - $348

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$101 - $309

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Nagoya (NGO) HND - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$115 - $317

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiba to Kyoto is to night bus which costs ¥7000 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiba to Kyoto is to night train and train which costs ¥13000 - ¥19000 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Chiba station station and arriving at Sanjō Keihan-eki. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Chiba and Kyoto is 401 km. The road distance is 503.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chiba to Kyoto without a car is to night train and train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs ¥13000 - ¥19000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Chiba to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Chiba to Kyoto bus services, operated by Keisei bus, arrive at Chiba station.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Chiba to Kyoto bus services, operated by Keisei bus, arrive at Sanjō Keihan-eki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiba to Kyoto is 503 km. It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to drive from Chiba to Kyoto.

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  • Distance: 250.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

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

There is no direct connection from Chiba to Kyoto. However, you can take the night train to Shinagawa, take the train to Kyoto, then take the subway to Marutamachi. Alternatively, Keisei bus operates a vehicle from Chiba to Kyoto once daily. Tickets cost $63 and the journey takes 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Keisei bus
Website
keiseibus.co.jp
Night bus from Chiba station to Sanjō Keihan-eki
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
chibachuobus.co.jp
Eagle Bus
Email
ops@new-wing.co.jp
Website
new-wing.co.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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