Japan Railways Thunderbird operates a train from Kyoto to Obama hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $31 and the journey takes 52 min. Japan Railways (JR) also services this route every 2 hours.
How to get from Kyoto to Obama
From Kyoto train to Tsuruga then train to Obama. 2 h 59 min ¥4268. From Nijo(Kyoto) train to Higashimaizuru then train to Obama. 3 h 15 min ¥3831. From Kyoto taxi to Obama. 1 h 20 min ¥26017. From Kyoto drive to Obama. 1 h 20 min ¥1129.