There are 8 ways to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) by train, night bus, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi

$101 - $135

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Night bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyōto to Akihabara

$66

6 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, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Karasuma to Juso
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND
  3. Take the train from Hamamatsucho to Akihabara

$86 - $327

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  4 h 31 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

$94 - $302

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  4 h 20 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

$109 - $305

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Narita, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$128 - $461

Train, bus to Tokushima, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
  2. Take the bus from Shin-Kobe Station to Kousoku Naruto
  3. Fly from Tokushima (TKS) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) TKS - HND

$204 - $542

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥16000 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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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 9 h 58 min.

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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.

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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 2 h 24 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min 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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Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kyoto station.

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

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Akihabara (Station).
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  • Distance: 232.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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 $100 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Tokushima to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
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
Flights from Tokushima to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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
$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
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
35 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
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Karasuma to Juso
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hamamatsucho to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Nippori
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Kyōto to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Shin-Kobe Station to Kousoku Naruto
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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

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Kyoto to Akihabara (Station) train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Tokyo station.

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

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

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There are 2218+ hotels available in Akihabara (Station). Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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