There are 2 ways to get from Kyoto to Shizuoka by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shizuoka Shinkansen Hikari

$70 - $100

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Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Shizuoka 180.3 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Shizuoka is to drive which costs ¥3400 - ¥5000 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Shizuoka is to train which costs ¥7500 - ¥11000 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kyoto and arriving at Shizuoka. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Shizuoka is 240 km. The road distance is 288.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Shizuoka without a car is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs ¥7500 - ¥11000.

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The train from Kyoto to Shizuoka takes 1 h 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kyoto to Shizuoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kyoto station.

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Kyoto to Shizuoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shizuoka station.

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  • Distance: 149.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Shizuoka hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 1 h 34 min.

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