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

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 9 min

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

$116 - $165

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  10 h 26 min

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

$74 - $78

7 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 34 min

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

$92 - $334

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 Juso to Karasuma

$111 - $444

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu) to Juso
  3. Take the train from Juso to Karasuma

$82 - $280

Fly Tokyo Narita to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 45 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 59 min

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

$115 - $308

Train, taxi to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Chiba to Funabashi
  2. Take the train from Funabashi to Kashiwa
  3. Take the train from Kashiwa to Ishioka
  4. Take a taxi from Ishioka to Ibaraki
  5. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB
  6. Take the train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu) to Juso
  7. Take the train from Juso to Karasuma

$134 - $308

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

You can take a train from Chiba to Kyoto via Shinagawa and Kyoto in around 3 h 9 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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
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
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
Flights from Ibaraki to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
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
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 Juso to Karasuma
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu) to Juso
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tobu Railway
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Funabashi to Kashiwa
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Yokohama Station to Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ishioka to Ibaraki
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chiba to Kyoto?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Chiba to Kyoto?

The cheapest way to get from Chiba to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8500 and takes 5 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chiba to Kyoto?

The quickest way to get from Chiba to Kyoto is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥18000.

Is there a direct bus between Chiba and Kyoto?

No, there is no direct bus from Chiba to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Chiba Chuo Station and arriving at Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 Station and Yokohama Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 26 min.

How long does it take to get from Chiba to Kyoto?

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Chiba to Kyoto, including transfers.