There are 7 ways to get from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park 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 via Kanazawa  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Ltd Exp Thunderbird
  2. Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...

$119 - $147

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  10 h 9 min

$76

5 alternative options

Train Japan Railways Limited Express  •  8 h 8 min

$105 - $137

Bus  •  9 h 48 min

$77

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. 259.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Osaka, fly, train, bus  •  8 h

  1. ITM - HND

$150 - $412

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly, train, bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. UKB - HND

$153 - $376

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park via Kanazawa, Nagano, Nagano (Station), and Snow Monkey Park in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, Access Shinshu operates a bus from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park once daily. Tickets cost $64 and the journey takes 7 h 34 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
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
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
Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $59
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
Train from Tokyo to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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
Japan Railways Limited Express
Nagano Electric Railway
Phone
81262328121
Website
nagaden-net.co.jp.e.yv.hp.transer.com
Train from Nagano to Yudanaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
nagaden-net.co.jp.e.yv.hp.transer.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
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
$64
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
$71
Schedules at
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
bus
Bus from Nagano (Station) to Snow Monkey Park
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
snowmonkeyresorts.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kyoto and Jigokudani Monkey Park is 309 km. The road distance is 415 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park is to drive which costs ¥4700 - ¥7000 and takes 5 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park is to drive which takes 5 h 20 min and costs ¥4700 - ¥7000.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Kyoto to Jigokudani Monkey Park, including transfers.