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

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Train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Odawara to Kyoto Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$93 - $132

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Night bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kamakura Station to Kyōto

$64

7 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Yokohama YCAT to Kintetsu Yokkaichi
  2. Take the bus from Kintetsu Yokkaichi to Gojo Keihan

$125 - $127

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Kamakura to Kyoto 269.9 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kamakura to Yokohama
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM
  3. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$88 - $331

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Kamakura to Yokohama
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$96 - $305

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 43 min

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

$110 - $308

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kamakura to Tokyo
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  3. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka (ITM) NRT - ITM

$136 - $476

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, bus, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Tokushima (TKS) HND - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$181 - $520

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kamakura to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥7500 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kamakura to Kyoto is to train and fly which costs ¥9500 - ¥38000 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kamakura station to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Kamakura Station and arriving at Horikawa Marutamachi via Kyoto Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 38 min.

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The distance between Kamakura and Kyoto is 347 km. The road distance is 431.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kamakura to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 5 h 7 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Kamakura to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Kamakura to Kyoto bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, arrive at Kamakura Station.

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The best way to get from Kamakura to Kyoto is to train which takes 5 h 7 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥14000 - ¥14300 and takes 9 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kamakura to Kyoto bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, arrive at Kyōto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kamakura to Kyoto is 432 km. It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to drive from Kamakura to Kyoto.

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

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Map of how to get from Kamakura to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 216.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kamakura to Kyoto hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kamakura to Kyoto via Yokohama, Yokohama YCAT, and Kintetsu Yokkaichi in around 9 h 18 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
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 Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Odawara to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$85 - $120
Reserved seat
$95 - $120
Green seat
$120 - $170
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kamakura to Yokohama
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kamakura to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Mie Kotsu
Website
sanco.co.jp
Bus from Yokohama YCAT to Kintetsu Yokkaichi
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
sanco.co.jp
Bus from Kintetsu Yokkaichi to Gojo Keihan
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
sanco.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Kamakura Station to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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