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There are 3 ways to get from Kyoto to Komatsu by train, night bus or car

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Train  •  2h 49m

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

$50 - $54

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the night bus from Kyoutofukakusa to Hookurikumatsu

$34 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 29m

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Komatsu 127.1 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Komatsu is to drive which costs ¥2400 - ¥3500 and takes 2h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Komatsu is to drive which costs ¥2400 - ¥3500 and takes 2h 29m.

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The distance between Kyoto and Komatsu is 166 km. The road distance is 203.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Komatsu without a car is to train which takes 2h 49m and costs ¥5600 - ¥6200.

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It takes approximately 2h 49m to get from Kyoto to Komatsu, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Komatsu is 203 km. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Kyoto to Komatsu.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Komatsu. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Komatsu.
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  • Distance: 103.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 49m

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

Japan Railways Thunderbird operates a train from Kyoto to Komatsu hourly. Tickets cost $48 - $52 and the journey takes 1h 59m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$48 - $52
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Night bus from Kyoutofukakusa to Hookurikumatsu
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp

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