There are 6 ways to get from Kyoto to Obama by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train Japan Railways Limited Express  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Nijo(Kyoto) to Higashimaizuru Ltd Exp Maizuru
  2. Take the train from Higashimaizuru to Obama JR Obama

$31 - $39

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Bus, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Higashimaizuru-eki
  2. Take the train from Higashimaizuru to Obama JR Obama

$29 - $32

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Train Japan Railways Thunderbird  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tsuruga Ltd Exp Thunderbird
  2. Take the train from Tsuruga to Obama JR Obama

$37 - $43

Bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Airport to Obama-eki

$34 - $37

Taxi  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kyoto to Obama 49.6 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Obama 49.6 miles

$8 - $13

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto station 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.

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No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Obama. However, there are services departing from Nijo(Kyoto) and arriving at Obama via Higashimaizuru. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Obama is 53 km. The road distance is 79.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Obama without a car is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs ¥3500 - ¥4500.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Kyoto to Obama, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Obama bus services, operated by Fukutetsu, depart from Osaka Airport station.

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Kyoto to Obama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Nijo(Kyoto) station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Obama is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs ¥3500 - ¥4500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3800 - ¥4300 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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  • Distance: 33 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Obama via Higashimaizuru in around 3 h 17 min. Alternatively, Fukutetsu operates a bus from Kyoto to Obama twice daily. Tickets cost $24 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Higashimaizuru to Obama
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tsuruga to Obama
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Tsuruga
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
$24
Schedules at
fukutetsu.jp
Kyoto Kotsu
Phone
0773-75-5000
Website
kyotokotsu.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Higashimaizuru-eki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
kyotokotsu.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Kyoto to Obama
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Ecolo Taxi
Phone
+8 75-803-2228
Website
ecolo21.com
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com

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Kyoto to Obama bus services, operated by Fukutetsu, arrive at Obama-eki station.

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Kyoto to Obama train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Obama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Obama is 79 km. It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to drive from Kyoto to Obama.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Obama. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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