Travel from Kyoto to Ikebukuro-Eki

Bus or train from Kyoto to Ikebukuro Eki?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Ikebukuro Eki every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Kyoto to Ikebukuro Eki every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 7 h 12 min.

How to get from Kyoto to Ikebukuro Eki

From Kyoto train to Shinagawa then train to Ikebukuro. 2 h 42 min ¥12810. From Karasumaoike subway to Takeda(Kyoto), walk to Kyoto Fukakusa, bus to Shinjuku(Jr), then train to Ikebukuro. 8 h 51 min ¥6475. From Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station night bus to Shinjuku(Jr) then Metro to Ikebukuro. 8 h 59 min ¥6221. From Kyoto drive to Ikebukuro Eki. 4 h 58 min ¥6603. From Karasuma train to Juso, train to Osaka airport, fly to Tokyo Haneda airport, then bus to Ikebukuro Eki. 4 h 11 min ¥14109. From Kyoto train to Shin-Kobe Station, bus to Sannomiya(Port Liner), train to Osaka Kobe airport, fly to Tokyo Haneda airport, then bus to Ikebukuro Eki. 4 h 42 min ¥15861. From Karasuma train to Juso, train to Osaka airport, fly to Tokyo Narita airport, train to Nippori, then train to Ikebukuro Eki. 4 h 37 min ¥21084. From Kyoto train to Nagoya, walk to Meitetsunagoya, train to Nagoya airport, fly to Tokyo Haneda airport, then bus to Ikebukuro Eki. 4 h 41 min ¥15507. From Kyoto train to Komatsu, taxi to Komatsu airport, fly to Tokyo Haneda airport, then bus to Ikebukuro Eki. 5 h 19 min ¥20798. From Kyoto train to Shin-Kobe Station, bus to Sannomiya(Port Liner), train to Osaka Kobe airport, fly to Ibaraki airport, taxi to Ishioka, train to Ueno, then train to Ikebukuro Eki. 5 h 50 min ¥24939.