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There are 3 ways to get from Kyoto to Echizen by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Takefu

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Fukakusa to Takefu IC

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Drive

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Echizen

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Echizen is to drive which costs ¥1800 - ¥2700 and takes 1h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Kyoto to Echizen is to drive. Taking this option will cost ¥1800 - ¥2700 and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Echizen. However, there are services departing from Marutamachi and arriving at Takefu via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Kyoto and Echizen is 105 km. The road distance is 135.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Echizen without a car is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs ¥3600 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from Kyoto to Echizen, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Kyoto station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Echizen is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs ¥3600 - ¥5500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3100 - ¥4500 and takes 3h 39m.

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Kyoto to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Takefu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Echizen is 135 km. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Kyoto to Echizen.

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  • Distance: 105.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 21m

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

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Kyoto to Takefu every 2 hours. Tickets cost ¥3400 - ¥5000 and the journey takes 1h 14m. Alternatively, Keifuku Bus operates a bus from Fukakusa to Takefu IC 3 times a day. Tickets cost ¥2900 - ¥4200 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Reserved Seat
¥3600 - ¥5000
Green Seat
¥4900 - ¥7000
Bus operators
Keifuku Bus
Phone
0776-24-4890
Website
bus.keifuku.co.jp
Bus from Fukakusa to Takefu IC
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥4200
Schedules at
bus.keifuku.co.jp

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