There are 9 ways to get from Kitakyushu to Kyoto by train, night bus, 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 26 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi

$100 - $150

8 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 26 min

$106 - $107

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. 357.7 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Fukuoka, fly to Osaka, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. FUK - ITM

$108 - $381

Train to Fukuoka, fly to Nagoya, train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. FUK - NKM

$197 - $327

Train to Fukuoka, fly to Nagoya, train #2  •  4 h 15 min

  1. FUK - NGO

$118 - $210

Fly Kita Kyushu to Nagoya, train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. KKJ - NKM

$191 - $561

Train to Oita, fly to Osaka, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. OIT - ITM

$131 - $330

Train to Kumamoto, fly to Osaka, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. KMJ - ITM

$124 - $303

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kitakyushu to Kyoto hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 26 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 - $500
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
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
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
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagoya via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
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
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
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 Fukuoka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Oita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
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 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Kokura to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Night bus from Kokura to Kurashima
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Kurashima to Kyoto Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kitakyushu and Kyoto is 468 km. The road distance is 572 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kitakyushu to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥6500 - ¥9500 and takes 6 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Kitakyushu to Kyoto is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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 26 min.

The train from Kokura to Kyoto takes 2 h 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.