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There are 5 ways to get from Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Kansai Airport Terminal 1

$21 - $23

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Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Kansai Airport Ltd Exp Haruka

$27 - $33

Train, bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Jingu-Marutamachi to Moriguchishi Keihan Main/Nakanoshima Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from Moriguchi Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1

$22

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) 63.6 miles

$10 - $16

Fly  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Osaka Kansai (KIX) ITM - KIX

$66 - $399

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1800 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1800 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kyōto and arriving at Kansai Airport Terminal 1. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is 80 km. The road distance is 101.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 28 min and costs ¥2300 - ¥2600.

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The bus from Kyōto to Kansai Airport Terminal 1 takes 1 h 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, depart from Kyōto station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is to bus which takes 1 h 28 min and costs ¥2300 - ¥2600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥3000 - ¥3800 and takes 2 h 2 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥7000 - ¥45000 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Osaka Itami Airport to Osaka Kansai Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Kansai Airport Terminal 1 station.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX).
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  • Distance: 50.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan?

OKK Airport Bus operates a bus from Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $31 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Osaka Kansai via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Osaka Itami to Osaka Kansai via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Osaka Itami to Osaka Kansai via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Osaka Kansai via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Osaka Itami to Osaka Kansai via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from Osaka Itami to Osaka Kansai via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Osaka Itami to Osaka Kansai via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Train operators
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Keihan Bus
Phone
077-531-2121
Website
keihanbus.jp
Bus from Moriguchi Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
kate.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is 102 km. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Kyoto to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX).

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Star Flyer, JetStar Japan, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Itami Airport to Osaka Kansai Airport.

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