There are 5 ways to get from Kyoto to Obama by train, bus, taxi or car

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 Japan Railways Thunderbird  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Ltd Exp Thunderbird
  2. JR Obama

$36 - $40

Cheapest option

Train Japan Railways Limited Express  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Ltd Exp Maizuru
  2. JR Obama

$31 - $38

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 43 min

$36 - $39

Taxi  •  1 h 20 min

  1. 49.6 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. 49.6 miles

$8 - $13

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Obama, Fukui, Japan?

You can take a train from Kyoto to Obama via Tsuruga in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, Fukutetsu operates a bus from Kyoto to Obama twice daily. Tickets cost $25 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Tsuruga
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $31
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tsuruga to Obama
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Higashimaizuru to Obama
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Fukutetsu
Phone
0778-21-0700
Email
info@fukutetsu.jp
Website
fukutetsu.jp
Bus from Osaka Airport to Obama-eki
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
fukutetsu.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Kyoto to Obama
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com
Ecolo Taxi
Phone
+8 75-803-2228
Website
ecolo21.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kyoto and Obama is 53 km. The road distance is 79 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Obama is to drive which costs ¥900 - ¥1400 and takes 1 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Obama is to taxi which takes 1 h 20 min and costs ¥22000 - ¥26000.

No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Obama. However, there are services departing from Kyoto and arriving at Obama via Tsuruga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Obama. However, there are services departing from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate and arriving at Obama-eki via Osaka Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Kyoto to Obama, including transfers.