There are 10 ways to get from Kyoto to Karuizawa Station 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.

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Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Karuizawa Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...

$142 - $202

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Night bus  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyōto to Komoro Station

$60 - $61

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Train via Kanazawa  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Kanazawa Ltd Exp Thunderbird
  2. Take the train from Kanazawa to Karuizawa Shinkansen Hakutaka

$121 - $155

Bus, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Station to Nagano
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Karuizawa Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...

$90 - $107

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Karuizawa Station 247.4 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  5 h 23 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 Karuizawa

$126 - $387

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h

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

$135 - $362

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) NGO - HND
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Karuizawa

$149 - $370

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Narita, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Karasuma to Juso
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) ITM - NRT
  3. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Keisei-Ueno
  4. Take the train from Ueno to Karuizawa

$163 - $520

Train to Osaka, fly to Niigata, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Karasuma to Juso
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Niigata (KIJ) ITM - KIJ
  3. Take the train from Niigata to Takasaki

$234 - $466

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Karuizawa Station is to drive which costs ¥4600 - ¥7000 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Karuizawa Station is to train which costs ¥15000 - ¥23000 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Karuizawa Station is 299 km. The road distance is 395.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Karuizawa Station without a car is to train which takes 4 h 10 min and costs ¥15000 - ¥23000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Kyoto to Karuizawa Station, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Karuizawa Station is 396 km. It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to drive from Kyoto to Karuizawa Station.

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

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There are 87+ hotels available in Karuizawa Station. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Karuizawa Station.
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  • Distance: 186.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Karuizawa Station, Japan?

You can take a train from Kyoto to Karuizawa Station via Kyoto and Tokyo in around 4 h 10 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
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Osaka to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $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
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Osaka to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Tokyo to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Train from Kanazawa to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $95
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Nagano to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$28 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Train from Ueno to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Train from Niigata to Takasaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $65
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $95
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$54 - $58
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
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Keisei-Ueno
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
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

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