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There are 10 ways to get from Kyoto to Kōfu 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 via Nagoya  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Shiojiri
  3. Take the train from Shiojiri to Kofu

$89 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus Fujikyu Bus  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Meitetsu Bus Centre
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Fuji-Q Highland

$63 - $78

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Train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shizuoka Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take the train from Shizuoka to Kofu Ltd Exp Fujikawa

$102 - $142

Bus Shizutetsu Justline  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Mimatsu
  2. Take the bus from Mimatsu to Kōfu Station

$83

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Kōfu 241.8 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND
  2. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Kofu

$118 - $370

Train to Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
  2. Fly from Kobe (UKB) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) UKB - HND
  3. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Kofu

$125 - $343

Train to Chūbu Centrair, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) NGO - HND
  3. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Kofu

$140 - $346

Fly Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) ITM - NRT
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Shinjuku(Jr)
  3. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Kofu

$161 - $508

Train, bus to Tokushima, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
  2. Take the bus from Shin-Kobe Station to Kousoku Naruto
  3. Fly from Tokushima (TKS) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) TKS - HND
  4. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Kofu

$235 - $583

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Kōfu is to drive which costs ¥4600 - ¥7000 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Kōfu is to drive which costs ¥4600 - ¥7000 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Kōfu. However, there are services departing from Kyōto and arriving at 甲府駅バスターミナル(5番) via Meitetsu Bus Centre and 富士急ハイランド(1番). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 49 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Kōfu is 265 km. The road distance is 386.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Kōfu without a car is to train which takes 5 h 52 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Kyoto to Kōfu, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Kōfu bus services, operated by Meitetsu Bus, depart from Kyōto station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Kōfu is to train which takes 5 h 52 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥7000 - ¥9000 and takes 9 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Itami Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kyoto to Kōfu bus services, operated by Fujikyu Bus, arrive at Fuji-Q Highland station.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Kōfu.
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  • Distance: 165.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Kōfu via Kyoto, Nagoya, and Shiojiri in around 5 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kyoto to Kōfu via Meitetsu Bus Centre, Fuji-Q Highland, and 富士急ハイランド(1番) in around 9 h 49 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda via Izumo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokushima to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita via Niigata
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $280
Flights from Tokushima to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
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
Train from Kyoto to Shizuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $95
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Shiojiri
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shizuoka to Kofu
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Kofu
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shiojiri to Kofu
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Meitetsu Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Fuji-Q Highland
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Shizutetsu Justline
Website
justline.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Mimatsu
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
justline.co.jp
Bus from Mimatsu to Kōfu Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
justline.co.jp
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Shin-Kobe Station to Kousoku Naruto
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Kōfu is 387 km. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Kyoto to Kōfu.

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

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There are 73+ hotels available in Kōfu. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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