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There are 10 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.

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

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

$142 - $199

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Night bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Sakudaira to Kyōto

$74 - $84

8 alternative options

Train via Kanazawa  •  5 h 21 min

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

$125 - $154

Train, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Saku-Daira to Nagano Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nagano to Kyoto Station

$104 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto 248 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$127 - $385

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka Itami  •  6 h

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

$168 - $521

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Kobe, train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$134 - $359

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  5 h 28 min

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

$149 - $362

Train, train to Niigata, fly to Osaka Itami  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Karuizawa to Takasaki
  2. Take the train from Takasaki to Niigata
  3. Fly from Niigata (KIJ) to Osaka Itami (ITM) KIJ - ITM
  4. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$183 - $355

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥4700 - ¥7000 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥16000 - ¥23000 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Karuizawa Station and Kyoto is 299 km. The road distance is 396.8 km.

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The best way to get from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs ¥16000 - ¥23000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Karuizawa Station to Kyoto is 397 km. It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to drive from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto.

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

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There are 2238+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 186.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Karuizawa Station to Kyoto via Tokyo and Kyoto in around 3 h 44 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Niigata to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Niigata to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Niigata to Osaka Itami
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 Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Karuizawa to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $95
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Saku-Daira to Nagano
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$24 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Karuizawa to Takasaki
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$20 - $28
Reserved seat
$26 - $35
Green seat
$30 - $45
Train from Takasaki to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $65
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $95
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$54 - $58
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
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Nagano to Kyoto Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp

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