There are 9 ways to get from Kyoto to Ikebukuro Eki by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi

$96 - $134

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 59 min

$57 - $58

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 51 min

$58 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. 289.5 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 35 min

  1. ITM - HND

$89 - $331

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 49 min

  1. UKB - HND

$92 - $295

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Narita, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. ITM - NRT

$130 - $464

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 44 min

  1. NGO - HND

$109 - $299

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Ibaraki, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. UKB - IBR

$148 - $330

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Ikebukuro Eki, Japan?

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.

Airlines
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 Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
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 Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Ibaraki
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Nippori
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Kyoto Fukakusa to Buster Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station to Basuta Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kyoto and Ikebukuro Eki is 367 km. The road distance is 463 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Ikebukuro Eki is to night bus which costs ¥6200 - ¥6400 and takes 8 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Ikebukuro Eki is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Ikebukuro Eki. However, there are services departing from Kyoto and arriving at Ikebukuro via Shinagawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Kyoto to Ikebukuro Eki, including transfers.