There are 7 ways to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) 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 24 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi

$95 - $131

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station to Basuta Shinjuku

$56 - $58

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) 289.1 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  3 h 57 min

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

$87 - $330

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$89 - $293

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  4 h 6 min

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

$107 - $297

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Narita, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) ITM - NRT
  3. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Nippori

$130 - $464

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Akihabara (Station), Tokyo Prefecture, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Nippori
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station to Basuta Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kyoto and Akihabara (Station) is 372 km. The road distance is 462 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) is to night bus which costs ¥6200 - ¥6500 and takes 8 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station). However, there are services departing from Kyoto and arriving at Akihabara via Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station), including transfers.