There are 4 ways to get from Kyoto to Shirahama by bus, train or car
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Bus Meiko Bus • 3 h 50 min
3 alternative options
Train • 3 h 58 min
$47 - $61
Bus Kintetsu Bus • 5 h 33 min
Drive • 2 h 26 min
$20 - $30
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Shirahama is to drive which costs ¥2300 - ¥3400 and takes 2 h 26 min.
The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Shirahama is to drive which costs ¥2300 - ¥3400 and takes 2 h 26 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kyoto and arriving at Toretore-ichiba. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.
The distance between Kyoto and Shirahama is 154 km. The road distance is 197.9 km.
The best way to get from Kyoto to Shirahama without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs ¥3400.
The bus from Kyoto to Toretore-ichiba takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.
Kyoto to Shirahama bus services, operated by Meiko Bus, depart from Kyoto station.
The best way to get from Kyoto to Shirahama is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs ¥3400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥5000 - ¥7000 and takes 3 h 58 min.
Kyoto to Shirahama bus services, operated by Meiko Bus, arrive at Toretore-ichiba station.
Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Shirahama is 198 km. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Kyoto to Shirahama.
What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Shirahama, Wakayama, Japan?
Meiko Bus operates a bus from Kyoto to Shirahama twice daily. Tickets cost $31 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Kyoto to Shirahama every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min.
Train from Shin-Osaka to Shirahama
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 26 min
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- $40 - $50
- Schedules at
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