There are 8 ways to get from Chiba to Kyoto by train, night 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

Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Chiba to Tokyo JR Sobu Rapid Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi

$103 - $151

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Kyōto

$63 - $66

6 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Chiba to Kyoto 314.5 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  4 h 22 min

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

$111 - $362

Fly Tokyo Narita to Osaka, train  •  4 h 12 min

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

$130 - $472

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

$97 - $305

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

$114 - $338

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 - $308

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiba to Kyoto is to night bus which costs ¥6900 - ¥7300 and takes 9 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiba to Kyoto is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥17000.

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The distance between Chiba and Kyoto is 401 km. The road distance is 503 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Chiba to Kyoto, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Chiba to Kyoto via Tokyo and Kyoto in around 3 h 19 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 Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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 Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
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 Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Tokyo to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com

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