There are 4 ways to get from Kyoto to Hikone by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Minamihikone JR Biwako

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Maibara Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take the train from Maibara to Hikone JR Biwako / ...

$28 - $42

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kyoto to Hikone 49.6 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Hikone 49.6 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Hikone is to train which costs ¥950 - ¥1300 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Hikone is to taxi which costs ¥22000 - ¥27000 and takes 56 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Hikone is 52 km. The road distance is 79.4 km.

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The train from Kyoto to Minamihikone takes 1 h 3 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kyoto and arriving at Minamihikone. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Kyoto to Hikone hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Minamihikone
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Maibara to Hikone
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kyoto to Hikone
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Ecolo Taxi
Phone
+8 75-803-2228
Website
ecolo21.com
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com

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