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There are 5 ways to get from Kyoto to Shizuoka by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shizuoka Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$72 - $102

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Bus JR Bus Kanto  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Fukakusa to Tomei Shizuoka

$37 - $38

3 alternative options

Bus Shizutetsu Justline  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Shizuoka Station

$60

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Shizuoka 180.3 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
  2. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND
  3. Take the train from Shinagawa to Shizuoka

$122 - $387

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

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Shizuoka is to train which costs ¥8000 - ¥12000 and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Shizuoka station. However, there are services departing from Horikawa Marutamachi and arriving at Shizuoka Station via Kyōto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 36m.

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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 2h 46m and costs ¥8000 - ¥12000.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m to get from Kyoto to Shizuoka, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Shizuoka bus services, operated by Shizutetsu Justline, depart from Kyōto station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Shizuoka is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs ¥8000 - ¥12000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4210 - ¥4250 and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Itami Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Kyoto to Shizuoka bus services, operated by Shizutetsu Justline, arrive at Shizuoka Station.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Shizuoka.
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  • Distance: 149.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

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 2h 11m. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Kyoto to Shizuoka 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda via Izumo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shizuoka
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $95
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Shinagawa to Shizuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$60 - $85
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Shizutetsu Justline
Website
justline.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Shizuoka Station
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
justline.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Shizuoka is 289 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Kyoto to Shizuoka.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Itami Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Shizuoka. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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