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There are 6 ways to get from Kyoto to Izumo by train, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Izumoshi Ltd Exp Yakumo / ...

$97 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Yonago
  2. Take the train from Yonago to Izumoshi Jr San-In / ...

$54 - $59

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Shin-Osaka to Izumoshi Station

$62 - $64

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Izumo 223 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Osaka Itami, fly, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
  2. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Izumo (IZO) ITM - IZO
  3. Take the train from Shinji to Izumoshi

$136 - $305

Train to Nagoya Airfield, fly  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya Airfield (NKM) to Izumo (IZO) NKM - IZO

$162 - $413

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Izumo is to drive which costs ¥4200 - ¥6500 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Izumo is to train and fly which costs ¥15000 - ¥35000 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Izumo is 274 km. The road distance is 356.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Izumo without a car is to train which takes 5 h 12 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Kyoto to Izumo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Izumo is to train which takes 5 h 12 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6900 - ¥7300 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Itami Airport to Izumo Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Izumo is 357 km. It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to drive from Kyoto to Izumo.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Osaka Itami Airport to Izumo Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Izumo. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Izumo.
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  • Distance: 171.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Izumo via Kyoto, Kyoto, and Okayama in around 5 h 12 min. Alternatively, Chugoku JR Bus Company operates a bus from Kyoto to Izumo hourly. Tickets cost $56 and the journey takes 5 h 29 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Izumo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya Airfield to Izumo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $100
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yonago to Izumoshi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinji to Izumoshi
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Shin-Osaka to Izumoshi Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
Keihan Bus
Phone
077-531-2121
Website
keihanbus.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Yonago
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
keihanbus.jp

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