There are 5 ways to get from Kyoto to Tokushima by train, bus, night bus or car

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, bus via Nishi-Akashi  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nishi-Akashi Shinkansen Hikari
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Maiko to Tokushima Daigaku-mae

$58 - $70

Cheapest option

Train, night bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Umeda(Hankyu) Hankyu Kyoto Semi-Exp / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Umeda-eki to Tokushima Station

$38 - $39

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Shin-Kobe Station to Tokushima Daigaku-mae

$55 - $67

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Sannomiya Bus Terminal to Tokushima Daigaku-mae

$49 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Tokushima 118 miles

$19 - $29

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

You can take a bus from Kyoto to Tokushima via Osaka Itami Airport, Kobe Sannomiya Station, and Sannomiya Bus Terminal in around 4 h 2 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
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
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Maiko to Tokushima Daigaku-mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Shin-Kobe Station to Tokushima Daigaku-mae
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Sannomiya Bus Terminal to Tokushima Daigaku-mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Kousoku Bus
Phone
0570-064-188
Website
kousokubus.jp
Night bus from Umeda-eki to Tokushima Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
kousokubus.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kyoto and Tokushima is 152 km. The road distance is 189 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Tokushima is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3200 and takes 2 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Tokushima is to drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs ¥2200 - ¥3200.

No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Tokushima. However, there are services departing from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate and arriving at Tokushima Daigaku-mae via Osaka Itami Airport and Sannomiya Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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