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

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Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Shin-Onomichi Shinkansen Kodama

$79 - $117

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Bus, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto Station to Kurashiki (Station)
  2. Take the train from Kurashiki to Onomichi JR Sanyo

$41 - $65

3 alternative options

Train via Onomichi  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Onomichi JR Sanyo

$63 - $88

Bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Airport to Boujiguchi

$46 - $49

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Onomichi 179 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto station to Onomichi. However, there are services departing from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate and arriving at Boujiguchi via Osaka Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Onomichi is 243 km. The road distance is 286.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Onomichi without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Kyoto to Onomichi, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Onomichi bus services, operated by Chugoku JR Bus Company, depart from Osaka Airport station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Onomichi is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 52 min.

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Kyoto to Onomichi bus services, operated by Chugoku JR Bus Company, arrive at Boujiguchi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Onomichi is 286 km. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Kyoto to Onomichi.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Onomichi. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Onomichi.
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  • Distance: 151.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Onomichi via Kyoto and Okayama in around 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, Chugoku JR Bus Company operates a bus from Kyoto to Onomichi twice daily. Tickets cost $36 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $100
Train from Okayama to Shin-Onomichi
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $55
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 Okayama to Onomichi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kurashiki to Onomichi
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Airport to Boujiguchi
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
chugokubus.jp
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Kyōto Station to Kurashiki (Station)
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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