Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Gero to Kyoto 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Nouhi Bus operates a bus from Gero to Kyoto once daily. Tickets cost $25 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Nouhi Bus also services this route 4 times a day.
How to get from Gero to Kyoto
From Gero train to Nagoya, train to Kyoto, then subway to Marutamachi. 2 h 38 min ¥8384. From Gero bus to Takayama Bus Terminal then bus to Kyoto Station. 6 h 22 min ¥7431. From Gero drive to Kyoto. 2 h 55 min ¥3297.