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There are 6 ways to get from JR Namba to Kyoto by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway, train  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the subway from Namba(Subway) to Shin-Osaka OsakaMetro Midosuji
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto JR Special Rapid Service / ...

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Train Hankyu Railways  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto) Hankyu Kyoto Semi-Exp / ...

$6 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the bus from JR Namba Station to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate

$16 - $21

Train Keihan Railways  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Yodoyabashi to Jingu-Marutamachi Keihan Main Sub-Exp / ...

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  47m

  1. Take a taxi from JR Namba to Kyoto 36.4 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  47m

  1. Drive from JR Namba to Kyoto 36.4 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from JR Namba to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥650 - ¥800 and takes 1h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from JR Namba to Kyoto is to taxi which costs ¥19000 - ¥23000 and takes 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from JR Namba station to Kyoto station. However, there are services departing from JR Namba Station and arriving at Kyoto Station Hachijou gate via Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.

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The distance between JR Namba and Kyoto is 46 km. The road distance is 58.2 km.

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The best way to get from JR Namba to Kyoto without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 4m and costs ¥1000 - ¥1700.

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It takes approximately 1h 4m to get from JR Namba to Kyoto, including transfers.

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JR Namba to Kyoto bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at JR Namba Station.

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The best way to get from JR Namba to Kyoto is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs ¥650 - ¥800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1700 - ¥2500 and takes 1h 24m.

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JR Namba to Kyoto bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Kyoto Station Hachijou gate.

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Yes, the driving distance between JR Namba to Kyoto is 58 km. It takes approximately 47m to drive from JR Namba to Kyoto.

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Map of how to get from JR Namba to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 28.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 4m

What companies run services between JR Namba, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

Hankyu Railways operates a train from JR Namba to Kyoto every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 1h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from JR Namba to Kyoto via Osaka Itami Airport in around 1h 24m.

Train operators
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 Shin-Osaka to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keihan Railways
Website
keihan.co.jp
Train from Yodoyabashi to Jingu-Marutamachi
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from JR Namba Station to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Nihon Kotsu
Phone
03-5755-2151
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Bus from Nanba Station, Osaka to Osaka Airport
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
nihonkotsu.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from JR Namba to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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