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There are 4 ways to get from Kobe to Kyoto University by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway, line 102 bus

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
  2. Take the subway from Kyoto to Imadegawa
  3. Take the line 102 bus from Karasuma Imadegawa to Hyakumanben

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Train

  1. Take the train from Hanakuma to Juso
  2. Take the train from Juso to Kyoto-Kawaramachi

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kobe to Kyoto University

Drive

  1. Drive from Kobe to Kyoto University

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The cheapest way to get from Kobe to Kyoto University is to train which costs ¥900 - ¥1200 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Kobe to Kyoto University is to taxi which costs ¥28000 - ¥34000 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kobe to Kyoto University. However, there are services departing from Hanakuma and arriving at Demachiyanagi via Juso and Gion-Shijo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Kobe and Kyoto University is 66 km. The road distance is 77.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Kyoto University without a car is to train and subway and line 102 bus which takes 1h 10m and costs ¥3500 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to get from Kobe to Kyoto University, including transfers.

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Kobe to Kyoto University train services, operated by Hankyu Railways, depart from Hanakuma station.

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Kobe to Kyoto University train services, operated by Hankyu Railways, arrive at Kyoto-Kawaramachi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kobe to Kyoto University is 78 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Kobe to Kyoto University.

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Map of how to get from Kobe to Kyoto University.
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  • Distance: 66 km
  • Duration: 1h 10m

What companies run services between Kobe, Japan and Kyoto University, Japan?

You can take a train from Kobe to Kyoto University via Juso, Kyoto-Kawaramachi, Gion-Shijo, and Demachiyanagi in around 1h 43m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3000 - ¥4100
Reserved seat
¥3900 - ¥4800
Green seat
¥4600 - ¥6500
Kyoto Subway
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Subway from Kyoto to Imadegawa
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Hanakuma to Juso
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥330 - ¥390
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Juso to Kyoto-Kawaramachi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥410 - ¥490
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Raku bus
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Karasuma Imadegawa to Hyakumanben
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥230
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Kobe to Kyoto University
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
¥28000 - ¥34000
Kobe Sogo Taxi
Phone
+81 78-451-0808
Website
kobesogo.co.jp
Kobe MK Taxi
Phone
+81 78-303-6001
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Kamome Taxi
Phone
+81 78-381-7789
Website
kamometaxi.com

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