There are 6 ways to get from Kyoto to Iiyama by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Kanazawa Ltd Exp Thunderbird
  2. Take the train from Kanazawa to Iiyama Shinkansen Hakutaka

$106 - $130

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Night bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyoto Station to Iiyama

$71

4 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Station to Nagano

$81 - $97

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Iiyama 279.4 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Osaka, fly, train  •  6 h 40 min

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

$141 - $412

Train to Nagoya, fly, train  •  7 h 7 min

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

$164 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Iiyama is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥8000 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Iiyama is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥8000 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Iiyama. However, there are services departing from Horikawa Marutamachi and arriving at Iiyama via Kyoto Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Iiyama is 311 km. The road distance is 447 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Iiyama without a car is to train which takes 5 h 17 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥15000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Kyoto to Iiyama, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Iiyama bus services, operated by Nagaden Bus, arrive at Kyoto Station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Iiyama is to train which takes 5 h 17 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥15000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥9000 - ¥11000 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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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 Iiyama bus services, operated by Nagaden Bus, arrive at Iiyama station.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Iiyama.
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  • Distance: 194.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Iiyama, Nagano, Japan?

You can take a train from Kyoto to Iiyama via Kyoto and Kanazawa in around 5 h 17 min. Alternatively, Access Shinshu operates a bus from Kyoto to Iiyama once daily. Tickets cost $63 and the journey takes 7 h 34 min.

Airlines
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 Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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 Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$54 - $58
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Iiyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $100
Train from Tokyo to Iiyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
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
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Nagano
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Nagaden Bus
Website
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Kyoto Station to Iiyama
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Iiyama is 447 km. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Kyoto to Iiyama.

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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 226+ hotels available in Iiyama. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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