There are 4 ways to get from Kyoto to Takamatsu by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa) Marine-Liner / ...

$62 - $86

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Umeda(Hankyu) Hankyu Kyoto Semi-Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ōsaka to Ritsurin Garden

$25 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Ritsurin Koenmae

$44

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Takamatsu 145.8 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Takamatsu is to train and bus which costs ¥2850 - ¥2900 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Takamatsu is to train which costs ¥7000 - ¥10000 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kyōto and arriving at Ritsurin Koenmae. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Takamatsu is 174 km. The road distance is 233.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Takamatsu without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs ¥7000 - ¥10000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Kyoto to Takamatsu, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Takamatsu bus services, operated by JR Shikoku Bus, depart from Kyōto station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Takamatsu is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs ¥7000 - ¥10000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4950 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Kyoto to Takamatsu bus services, operated by JR Shikoku Bus, arrive at Ritsurin Koenmae station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Takamatsu is 233 km. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Kyoto to Takamatsu.

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  • Distance: 108.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Takamatsu via Kyoto and Okayama in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, JR Shikoku Bus operates a bus from Kyoto to Takamatsu every 4 hours. Tickets cost $44 and the journey takes 3 h 37 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Umeda(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Ritsurin Koenmae
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Takamatsu Express
Bus from Ōsaka to Ritsurin Garden
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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