There are 9 ways to get from Kyoto to Shibuya by train, night bus, 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 26 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi

$94 - $131

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 20 min

$55

7 alternative options

Nightbus, bus  •  13 h 16 min

$98

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. 283.8 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. ITM - HND

$84 - $324

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. UKB - HND

$86 - $287

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. NGO - HND

$104 - $291

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Narita, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. ITM - NRT

$131 - $466

Train to Komatsu, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  5 h 17 min

  1. KMQ - HND

$131 - $360

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 $90 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
$90 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Shibuya
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nippori to Shibuya
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Nippori
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49 - $53
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station to Basuta Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Night bus from Kyōto Station to Fuji-Q Highland
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Fuji-Q Highland to Shibuya Mark City
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kyoto and Shibuya is 365 km. The road distance is 454 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Shibuya is to night bus which costs ¥6000 and takes 8 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Shibuya is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Shibuya. However, there are services departing from Kyoto and arriving at Shibuya via Shinagawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station and arriving at Basuta Shinjuku. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Kyoto to Shibuya, including transfers.