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There are 2 ways to get from Kyoto to Kaga by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Awaraonsen Ltd Exp Thunderbird

$45 - $48

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Kaga 114.5 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Kaga is to drive which costs ¥2100 - ¥3200 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Kaga is to drive which costs ¥2100 - ¥3200 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Kaga. However, there are services departing from Kyoto and arriving at Daishoji via Awaraonsen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Kaga is 151 km. The road distance is 183.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Kaga without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs ¥5000 - ¥5400.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Kyoto to Kaga, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Kaga train services, operated by Japan Railways Thunderbird, depart from Kyoto station.

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Kyoto to Kaga train services, operated by Japan Railways Thunderbird, arrive at Awaraonsen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Kaga is 183 km. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from Kyoto to Kaga.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Kaga. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 94.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

Japan Railways Thunderbird operates a train from Kyoto to Kaga every 2 hours. Tickets cost $42 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Awaraonsen
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$42 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com

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