There are 6 ways to get from Imabari-shi to Kyoto by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 39 min

  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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Nightbus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the nightbus from Imabari to Kyōto (Station)

$37 - $65

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the night bus from Imabari Station to Ogura Station

$70 - $71

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Imabari-shi to Kyoto 213.5 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly to Osaka  •  4 h 51 min

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

$94 - $365

Train, fly to Nagoya  •  5 h 30 min

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

$131 - $417

Questions & Answers

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 8 h 25 min.

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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 3 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min 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 Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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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 4 h 3 min to drive from Imabari-shi to Kyoto.

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

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There are 2163+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Imabari-shi to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 171.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Imabari-shi to Kyoto via Okayama and Kyoto in around 3 h 39 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Matsuyama to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Matsuyama to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Imabari to Matsuyama(Ehime)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
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
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Iyotetsu
Website
iyotetsu.co.jp
Night bus from Imabari Station to Ogura Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Imabari to Kyōto (Station)
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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