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There are 5 ways to get from Imabari-shi to Kyoto by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Imabari to Okayama Ltd Exp Shiokaze
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$91 - $120

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Night bus  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the night bus from Imabari to Kyōto

$36 - $64

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from Imabari-shi to Kyoto 213.5 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly to Osaka Itami  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Imabari to Matsuyama(Ehime)
  2. Fly from Matsuyama (MYJ) to Osaka Itami (ITM) MYJ - ITM
  3. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$94 - $365

Train, fly to Chūbu Centrair  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Imabari to Matsuyama(Ehime)
  2. Fly from Matsuyama (MYJ) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) MYJ - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$131 - $412

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The cheapest way to get from Imabari-shi to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥4000 - ¥6000 and takes 4h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Imabari-shi to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥10000 - ¥14000 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Imabari-shi to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Imabari and arriving at Horikawa Marutamachi via Kyoto Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 26m.

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The distance between Imabari-shi and Kyoto is 274 km. The road distance is 341.5 km.

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The best way to get from Imabari-shi to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs ¥10000 - ¥14000.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Imabari-shi to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Imabari-shi to Kyoto bus services, operated by Willer Travel, depart from Imabari station.

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The quickest flight from Matsuyama Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Imabari-shi to Kyoto bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Kyōto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Imabari-shi to Kyoto is 342 km. It takes approximately 4h 3m to drive from Imabari-shi to Kyoto.

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  • Distance: 171.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Imabari-shi, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

You can take a train from Imabari-shi to Kyoto via Okayama, Kyoto, and Kyoto in around 3h 34m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Matsuyama to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Matsuyama to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $100
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Imabari to Matsuyama(Ehime)
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Imabari to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Matsuyama Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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