There are 8 ways to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train via Tokyo  •  4 h 52 min

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

$157 - $227

Cheapest option

Night bus, train  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyoto Station to Nagano
  2. Take the train from Naoetsu to Nagaoka JR Shinetsu / ...

$62 - $87

6 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 16 min

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

$102 - $130

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

$118 - $135

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Nagaoka 301.4 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Osaka, fly, train  •  4 h 46 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 Nagaoka

$193 - $401

Train to Nagoya, fly, train  •  4 h 24 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

$175 - $461

Train to Nagoya, fly, train #2  •  5 h 13 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

$181 - $594

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8500 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka is to train and fly which costs ¥19000 - ¥55000 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Nagaoka is 387 km. The road distance is 482.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka without a car is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs ¥17000 - ¥26000.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Nagaoka.
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  • Distance: 242.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Nagaoka via Kyoto and Tokyo in around 4 h 52 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
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
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
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
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Tokyo to Nagaoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Train from Kanazawa to Itoigawa
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
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 Niigata to Nagaoka
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$24 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $58
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Naoetsu to Nagaoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
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
$38
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
$41
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
$70
Schedules at
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com

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