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There are 5 ways to get from Kyoto to 657 Koyasan by bus, taxi, train, subway or car

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Izumi-Chūō
  3. Take a taxi from Izumi-Chūō to 657 Koyasan

$201 - $243

Cheapest option

Train, subway  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the subway from Shin-Osaka to Dobutsuen-Mae
  3. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Hashimoto(Wakayama)
  4. Take the train from Hashimoto(Wakayama) to Gokurakubashi

$22 - $50

3 alternative options

Train Kintetsu Railways  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Kashiharajingumae Kintetsu Kyoto/Kashihara Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Yoshinoguchi to Kiiyamada JR Wakayama

$69 - $89

Train via Kyobashi(Osaka)  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Jingu-Marutamachi to Kyobashi(Osaka) Keihan Main/Nakanoshima Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Gokurakubashi Ltd Exp Koya / ...

$26 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to 657 Koyasan 73.4 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to 657 Koyasan is to drive which costs ¥1300 - ¥2100 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to 657 Koyasan is to drive which costs ¥1300 - ¥2100 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and 657 Koyasan is 91 km. The road distance is 117.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to 657 Koyasan without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3 h 10 min and costs ¥22000 - ¥28000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Kyoto to 657 Koyasan, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to 657 Koyasan is 117 km. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Kyoto to 657 Koyasan.

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There are 30+ hotels available in 657 Koyasan. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to 657 Koyasan.
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  • Distance: 56.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and 657 Koyasan, Kōya, Ito District, Wakayama Prefecture 648-0211, Japan?

You can take a train from Kyoto to 657 Koyasan via Kyoto Station, Kyoto, Kashiharajingumae, Yoshinoguchi, and Kiiyamada in around 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Yoshinoguchi to Kiiyamada
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Nankai Railways
Website
howto-osaka.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Hashimoto(Wakayama)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hashimoto(Wakayama) to Gokurakubashi
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Gokurakubashi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Hashimoto(Wakayama)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hashimoto(Wakayama) to Gokurakubashi
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Gokurakubashi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keihan Railways
Website
keihan.co.jp
Train from Jingu-Marutamachi to Kyobashi(Osaka)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Izumi-Chūō
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
nankaibus.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Izumi-Chūō to 657 Koyasan
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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