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

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Train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi

$110 - $150

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Night bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kokura to Kyōto

$58

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Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Kitakyushu to Kyoto 357.7 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Fukuoka, fly to Osaka, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Osaka (ITM) FUK - ITM
  3. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$112 - $388

Train to Fukuoka, fly to Nagoya, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Nagoya (NKM) FUK - NKM
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$203 - $342

Fly Kita Kyushu to Nagoya, train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Kita Kyushu (KKJ) to Nagoya (NKM) KKJ - NKM
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$193 - $569

Train to Oita, fly to Osaka, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Beppu
  2. Fly from Oita (OIT) to Osaka (ITM) OIT - ITM
  3. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$130 - $329

Train to Kumamoto, fly to Osaka, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Kumamoto
  2. Fly from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Osaka (ITM) KMJ - ITM
  3. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$127 - $308

Train to Fukuoka, fly to Nagoya, train #2  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Nagoya (NGO) FUK - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$124 - $225

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kitakyushu to Kyoto is to night bus which costs ¥6530 - ¥6560 and takes 11 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kitakyushu to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥12000 - ¥17000 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kokura and arriving at Kyoto. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Kitakyushu and Kyoto is 468 km. The road distance is 572.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kitakyushu to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥17000.

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The train from Kokura to Kyoto takes 2 h 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kitakyushu to Kyoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kokura station.

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

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Kitakyushu to Kyoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kyoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kitakyushu to Kyoto is 572 km. It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to drive from Kitakyushu to Kyoto.

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  • Distance: 292.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kitakyushu to Kyoto hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 27 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Oita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Oita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Star Flyer
Website
starflyer.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Oita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $210
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$24 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
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
Train from Kokura to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $85
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
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kokura to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Ibex Airlines, Oriental Air Bridge, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Fukuoka Airport to Osaka Airport.

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There are 2111+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kitakyushu to Kita Kyushu Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs ¥700.

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