There are 7 ways to get from Kyoto to Beppu by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Kokura Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Beppu Ltd Exp Sonic

$142 - $192

Cheapest option

Train to Osaka, fly to Oita  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Karasuma to Juso
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Oita (OIT) ITM - OIT

$99 - $291

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Beppu Kitahama

$144 - $191

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Yawatahama-ko
  2. Take the car ferry from Yawatahama to Beppu

$103 - $131

Drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Beppu 416.9 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Nagoya, fly to Oita  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Oita (OIT) NGO - OIT

$227 - $444

Train to Osaka, fly to Fukuoka, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Karasuma to Juso
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Fukuoka (FUK) ITM - FUK
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura
  4. Take the train from Kokura to Beppu

$140 - $429

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Beppu is to drive which costs ¥7500 - ¥12000 and takes 7 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Beppu is to train and fly which costs ¥11000 - ¥33000 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Beppu is 437 km. The road distance is 667 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Beppu without a car is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs ¥15000 - ¥22000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Kyoto to Beppu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Airport to Oita Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Beppu is 667 km. It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to drive from Kyoto to Beppu.

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Ibex Airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Airport to Oita Airport.

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There are 195+ hotels available in Beppu. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Beppu.
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  • Distance: 273 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Beppu, Japan?

You can take a train from Kyoto to Beppu via Kyoto and Kokura in around 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Nagoya to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Nagoya to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kokura
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$160 - $210
Train from Kyoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$120 - $160
Reserved seat
$130 - $170
Green seat
$170 - $230
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$24 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
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
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Beppu Kitahama
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Yawatahama-ko
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$74
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Ferry operators
Uwajima Ferry
Website
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Car ferry from Yawatahama to Beppu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Second Class
$28
First Class
$51
Special Class
$78

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