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There are 5 ways to get from Kyoto to Awaji Island by train, bus or car

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 29 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Osaka JR Special Rapid Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Wakayama Ltd Exp Kuroshio

$48 - $62

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Nisseki Iryo Center mae

$32 - $34

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Train Japan Railways Limited Express, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Kansai Airport Ltd Exp Haruka
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Nisseki Iryo Center mae

$38 - $44

Train, bus via Moriguchishi  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Jingu-Marutamachi to Moriguchishi
  2. Take the bus from Moriguchi Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
  3. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Nisseki Iryo Center mae

$33

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Minato 78.7 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Awaji Island is to drive which costs ¥1500 - ¥2200 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Awaji Island is to drive which costs ¥1500 - ¥2200 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Awaji Island. However, there are services departing from Kyōto and arriving at Nisseki Iryo Center mae via Kansai Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Awaji Island is 112 km. The road distance is 125.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Awaji Island without a car is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs ¥5000 - ¥7000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Kyoto to Awaji Island, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Awaji Island bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, depart from Kyōto station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Awaji Island is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs ¥5000 - ¥7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3600 - ¥3900 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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Kyoto to Awaji Island bus services, operated by Wakayama Bus, arrive at Nisseki Iryo Center mae station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Awaji Island is 126 km. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Kyoto to Awaji Island.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Awaji Island.
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  • Distance: 69.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Awaji Island, Japan?

You can take a train from Kyoto to Minato via Kyoto, Shin-Osaka, and Wakayama in around 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kyoto to Minato via Kansai Airport Terminal 1 in around 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Wakayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kansai Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keihan Railways
Website
keihan.co.jp
Train from Jingu-Marutamachi to Moriguchishi
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Wakayama Bus
Phone
073-445-3131
Website
wakayamabus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Nisseki Iryo Center mae
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Keihan Bus
Phone
077-531-2121
Website
keihanbus.jp
Bus from Moriguchi Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
kate.co.jp

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