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There are 4 ways to get from Kyoto to Osaka Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the train from Sanjo(Kyoto) to Temmabashi Keihan Main Ltd Exp / ...

$5 - $6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Tennoji Station

$16 - $24

Taxi  •  49m

  1. Take a taxi from Kyoto to Osaka Castle 30.8 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  49m

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Osaka Castle 30.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Castle is to train which costs ¥550 - ¥650 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Castle is to taxi which costs ¥16000 - ¥20000 and takes 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sanjo(Kyoto) and arriving at Temmabashi. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48m.

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The distance between Kyoto and Osaka Castle is 43 km. The road distance is 49.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Castle without a car is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs ¥550 - ¥650.

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The train from Sanjo(Kyoto) to Temmabashi takes 48m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Kyoto to Osaka Castle train services, operated by Keihan Railways, depart from Sanjo(Kyoto) station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Castle is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs ¥550 - ¥650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1800 - ¥2800 and takes 2h 6m.

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Kyoto to Osaka Castle train services, operated by Keihan Railways, arrive at Temmabashi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Osaka Castle is 49 km. It takes approximately 49m to drive from Kyoto to Osaka Castle.

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  • Distance: 26.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 6m

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Osaka Castle, Japan?

Keihan Railways operates a train from Kyoto to Osaka Castle every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $6 and the journey takes 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kyoto to Osaka Castle via Osaka Itami Airport, Tennoji Station, Tennoji, and Tanimachiyonchome in around 2h 6m.

Train operators
Keihan Railways
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Tennoji Station
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Kyoto to Osaka Castle
Ave. Duration
49m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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