There are 9 ways to get from Kyoto to Chiba by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Chibaminato JR Keiyo Local / ...

$107 - $151

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Night bus Keisei bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Sanjō Keihan-eki to Chiba station

$63

7 alternative options

Night bus JR Bus Kanto  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyōto to Tokyo

$72 - $161

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Chiba 313.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 26 min

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

$92 - $334

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Narita  •  4 h 47 min

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

$110 - $445

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  5 h 4 min

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

$101 - $309

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 53 min

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

$115 - $317

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Narita  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) NGO - NRT

$113 - $348

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Chiba is to night bus which costs ¥7000 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Chiba is to train which costs ¥12000 - ¥17000 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Sanjō Keihan-eki and arriving at Chiba station station. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Chiba is 401 km. The road distance is 501.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Chiba without a car is to train which takes 3 h 41 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥17000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Kyoto to Chiba, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Chiba bus services, operated by Keisei bus, depart from Sanjō Keihan-eki 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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Kyoto to Chiba bus services, operated by Keisei bus, arrive at Chiba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Chiba is 502 km. It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to drive from Kyoto to Chiba.

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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 70+ hotels available in Chiba. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Chiba.
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  • Distance: 250.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Chiba via Kyoto Station, Kyoto, and Tokyo in around 3 h 41 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 to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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 Nagoya to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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 Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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
$27 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
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
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 Tokyo to Chibaminato
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
Keisei bus
Website
keiseibus.co.jp
Night bus from Sanjō Keihan-eki to Chiba station
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
chibachuobus.co.jp
Eagle Bus
Email
ops@new-wing.co.jp
Website
new-wing.co.jp
Night bus from Kyōto to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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