There are 3 ways to get from Kyoto to Okayama by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi

$52 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Station to Okayama

$36

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Okayama 126.5 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Okayama is to drive which costs ¥2300 - ¥3500 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Okayama is to train which costs ¥5500 - ¥9000 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Okayama is 171 km. The road distance is 202.4 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Kyoto to Okayama, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kyoto Station station and arriving at Okayama. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Okayama is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs ¥5500 - ¥9000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3900 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Okayama.
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  • Distance: 107 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Okayama every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, Ryobi Express operates a bus from Kyoto to Okayama every 4 hours. Tickets cost $36 and the journey takes 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Okayama
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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