There are 9 ways to get from Kyoto to Shibuya by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shinagawa Shinkansen Nozomi

$103 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Fukakusa to Buster Shinjuku

$48 - $49

7 alternative options

Night bus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyoto Station to Buster Shinjuku, Tokyo

$75

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Shibuya 283.8 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Karasuma to Juso
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND
  3. Take the train from Shinagawa to Shibuya

$83 - $322

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
  2. Fly from Osaka Kobe (UKB) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) UKB - HND
  3. Take the train from Shinagawa to Shibuya

$92 - $302

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) NGO - HND
  3. Take the train from Shinagawa to Shibuya

$106 - $305

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Narita, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Karasuma to Juso
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) ITM - NRT
  3. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Shibuya

$130 - $466

Train to Komatsu, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Komatsu
  2. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) KMQ - HND

$132 - $362

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Shibuya is to bus which costs ¥5370 - ¥5410 and takes 8 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Shibuya is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥16000 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Shibuya is 365 km. The road distance is 454.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Kyoto to Shibuya, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Shibuya. However, there are services departing from Horikawa Marutamachi and arriving at Buster Shinjuku, Tokyo via Kyoto Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 4 min.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Shibuya without a car is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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Kyoto to Shibuya bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Shinjuku(Jr) station.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Shibuya.
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  • Distance: 228 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Shibuya every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Kyoto to Shibuya 5 times a day. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 7 h 12 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Komatsu to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Komatsu to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Karasuma to Juso
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49 - $52
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kyoto Station to Buster Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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