There are 8 ways to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka 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.

Recommended option

Train via Tokyo  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Nagaoka Shinkansen Max Toki / ...

$145 - $207

Cheapest option

Night bus, train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyoto Station to Nagano
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Joetsumyoko
  3. Take the train from Joetsumyoko to Nagaoka

$103 - $141

6 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
  2. Take the train from Kanazawa to Joetsumyoko
  3. Take the train from Joetsumyoko to Nagaoka

$122 - $150

Train, bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kanazawa
  3. Take the bus from Kanazawa to Nagaoka-kita

$116 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Nagaoka 301.4 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Osaka, fly, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Niigata (KIJ) ITM - KIJ
  3. Take the train from Niigata to Nagaoka

$191 - $393

Train to Nagoya, fly, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NKM) to Niigata (KIJ) NKM - KIJ
  3. Take the train from Niigata to Nagaoka

$170 - $438

Train to Nagoya, fly, train #2  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Niigata (KIJ) NGO - KIJ
  3. Take the train from Niigata to Nagaoka

$176 - $571

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Nagaoka via Tokyo in around 4 h 36 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Nagoya to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Nagoya to Niigata
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Niigata
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
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
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Nagaoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Joetsumyoko
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagano to Joetsumyoko
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Niigata to Nagaoka
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$56 - $59
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Kanazawa to Nagaoka-kita
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp
Nagaden Bus
Website
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Kyoto Station to Nagano
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Kyōto to Nagano
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kyoto to Nagaoka?

The distance between Kyoto and Nagaoka is 387 km. The road distance is 482 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka?

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8000 and takes 5 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka?

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka is to train and fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs ¥18000 - ¥48000.

Is there a direct train between Kyoto and Nagaoka?

No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Nagaoka. However, there are services departing from Kyoto and arriving at Nagaoka via Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

How long does it take to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka?

It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka, including transfers.