There are 7 ways to get from Kawasaki to Kyoto by train, 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  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Shinagawa to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi

$97 - $143

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kawasaki Station, Tokyo to Kyoto Station

$72

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Kawasaki to Kyoto 284.8 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto

$101 - $352

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$88 - $291

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  4 h 48 min

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

$150 - $501

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 6 min

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

$102 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kawasaki to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥8000 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kawasaki to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥10000 - ¥16000 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Kawasaki and Kyoto is 364 km. The road distance is 455.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Kawasaki to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Kawasaki Station, Tokyo station and arriving at Kyoto Station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kawasaki to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Kawasaki and arriving at Kyoto via Shinagawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kawasaki to Kyoto every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 10 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 Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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 Shinagawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $130
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$21 - $29
Reserved seat
$27 - $35
Green seat
$30 - $45
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)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kawasaki to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kawasaki Station, Tokyo to Kyoto Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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