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There are 7 ways to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$103 - $143

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Night bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the night bus from Kyōto to Akihabara

$66

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 57m

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

$45 - $75

Fly Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND

$89 - $334

Fly Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita, train  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) ITM - NRT
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Nippori

$120 - $457

Train to Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4h 41m

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

$92 - $303

Train to Chūbu Centrair, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4h 28m

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

$107 - $306

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8000 and takes 4h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥17000 and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station). However, there are services departing from Horikawa Marutamachi and arriving at Akihabara via Kyōto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 58m.

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The distance between Kyoto and Akihabara (Station) is 372 km. The road distance is 462.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs ¥11000 - ¥17000.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station), including transfers.

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Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, depart from Kyōto station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs ¥11000 - ¥17000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥10000 - ¥38000 and takes 3h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Itami Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, arrive at Akihabara station.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station).
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  • Distance: 232.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 48m

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 15 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 2h 18m. Alternatively, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways fly from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita via Niigata
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $280
Flights from Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda via Izumo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Keisei Railways
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Nippori
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Kyōto to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) is 462 km. It takes approximately 4h 57m to drive from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station).

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Itami Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

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There are 3213+ hotels available in Akihabara (Station). Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Itami Airport is to bus which takes 50m and costs ¥1100 - ¥1600.

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