There are 11 ways to get from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Karuizawa to Ueno Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...
  2. Take the train from Shinagawa to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi

$129 - $195

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the night bus from Sakudaira to Kyōto

$72 - $78

9 alternative options

Train via Kanazawa  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Karuizawa to Kanazawa Shinkansen Hakutaka
  2. Take the train from Kanazawa to Kyoto Ltd Exp Thunderbird

$123 - $153

Train, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Karuizawa to Nagano Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nagano to Kyoto Station

$90 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto 248 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Karuizawa to Tokyo
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM
  3. Take the train from Juso to Karasuma

$122 - $377

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Karuizawa to Tokyo
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  3. Take the train from Juso to Karasuma

$112 - $323

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Nagoya, train  •  5 h 33 min

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

$145 - $351

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Karuizawa to Ueno
  2. Take the train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  3. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka (ITM) NRT - ITM
  4. Take the train from Juso to Karasuma

$164 - $509

Train to Niigata, fly to Osaka, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Takasaki to Niigata
  2. Fly from Niigata (KIJ) to Osaka (ITM) KIJ - ITM
  3. Take the train from Juso to Karasuma

$182 - $341

Train, train to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Karuizawa to Ueno
  2. Take the train from Ueno to Ishioka
  3. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB
  4. Take the train from Juso to Karasuma

$169 - $356

What companies run services between Karuizawa Station, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

You can take a train from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto via Ueno, Shinagawa, and Kyoto in around 3 h 57 min.

Airlines
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 Niigata to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Niigata to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
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
Flights from Ibaraki to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Niigata to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Karuizawa to Ueno
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Karuizawa to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Karuizawa to Nagano
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Karuizawa to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takasaki to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$56 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Juso to Karasuma
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Nagano to Kyoto Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Sakudaira to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto?

The distance between Karuizawa Station and Kyoto is 299 km. The road distance is 397 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto?

The cheapest way to get from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥4500 - ¥7000 and takes 5 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto?

The quickest way to get from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs ¥14000 - ¥22000.

How long does it take to get from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto?

It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto, including transfers.