There are 8 ways to get from Kyoto to Chiba by train, night bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi

$103 - $150

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9 h 29 min

$71 - $78

6 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. 313.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 30 min

  1. ITM - HND

$93 - $335

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Narita  •  4 h 45 min

  1. ITM - NRT

$111 - $447

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 44 min

  1. UKB - HND

$96 - $299

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 39 min

  1. NGO - HND

$113 - $303

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Narita  •  4 h 49 min

  1. NGO - NRT

$111 - $335

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Chiba every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 18 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
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station to Yokohama Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kyoto and Chiba is 401 km. The road distance is 502 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Chiba is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8500 and takes 5 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Chiba is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥17000.

No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Chiba. However, there are services departing from Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station and arriving at Chiba Chuo Station via Yokohama Station and Haneda Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Kyoto to Chiba, including transfers.