There are 3 ways to get from Kyoto to Kurashiki by train, bus or car
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What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Kurashiki, Japan?
You can take a train from Kyoto to Kurashiki via Okayama in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, Ryobi Express operates a bus from Kyoto to Kurashiki every 4 hours. Tickets cost $36 and the journey takes 4 h 7 min.
Train from Kyoto to Okayama
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $45 - $65
- Schedules at
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Questions & Answers
The distance between Kyoto and Kurashiki is 188 km. The road distance is 222 km.
The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Kurashiki is to drive which costs ¥2500 - ¥3700 and takes 2 h 50 min.
The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Kurashiki is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs ¥5000 - ¥7500.
No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Kurashiki. However, there are services departing from Kyoto and arriving at Kurashiki via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kyoto Station and arriving at Kurashima. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 7 min.
It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Kyoto to Kurashiki, including transfers.