There are 3 ways to get from Kyoto to Okayama by train, bus or car
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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 $45 - $65 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 from Kyoto to Okayama
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $45 - $65
- Schedules at
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Questions & Answers
The distance between Kyoto and Okayama is 171 km. The road distance is 202 km.
The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Okayama is to drive which costs ¥2300 - ¥3500 and takes 2 h 33 min.
The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Okayama is to train which takes 1 h and costs ¥5000 - ¥7000.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kyoto and arriving at Okayama. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kyoto Station and arriving at Okayama. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 27 min.
The train from Kyoto to Okayama takes 1 h including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.