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There are 2 ways to get from Kyoto to Echizen by train or car

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Train  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Takefu Thunderbird

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Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Echizen 135.4 km

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Echizen is to drive which costs ¥2100 - ¥3100 and takes 1h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Kyoto to Echizen is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs ¥3400 - ¥5000.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kyoto and arriving at Takefu. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 14m.

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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 1h 14m and costs ¥3400 - ¥5000.

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The train from Kyoto to Takefu takes 1h 14m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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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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There are 65+ hotels available in Echizen. Prices start at ¥3900 per night.

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  • Distance: 105.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 14m

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

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Kyoto to Takefu hourly. Tickets cost ¥3400 - ¥5000 and the journey takes 1h 14m.

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