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

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Train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Nagano Ltd Exp Shinano

$103 - $142

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Night bus Nagaden Bus  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyoto Station to Yudanaka

$74

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Station to Nagano

$75

Night bus JR Bus Kanto  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyōto to Ueda

$89 - $104

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park 259.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  8 h 24 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 Nagano
  4. Take the train from Nagano to Yudanaka

$152 - $422

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park is to drive which costs ¥4900 - ¥7500 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park is to drive which costs ¥4900 - ¥7500 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto station to Jigokudani Monkey Park. However, there are services departing from Kyoto Station and arriving at Snow Monkey Park via Nagano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 48 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Jigokudani Monkey Park is 309 km. The road distance is 414.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park without a car is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park bus services, operated by Access Shinshu, arrive at Kyoto Station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥8466 and takes 9 h 48 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 Jigokudani Monkey Park bus services, operated by Access Shinshu, arrive at Nagano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park is 415 km. It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to drive from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

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  • Distance: 193.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Jigokudani Monkey Park, Japan?

You can take a train from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park via Kyoto, Nagoya, Nagano, Yudanaka, and Kanbayashi Onsen in around 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, Access Shinshu operates a bus from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park 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
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
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
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
Train from Tokyo to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $110
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Nagano
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagano to Yudanaka
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Yudanaka
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com

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