Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Tottori hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 44 min. Japan Railways Limited Express also services this route 5 times a day.
How to get from Kyoto to Tottori
From Kyoto train to Himeji then train to Tottori. 3 h 16 min ¥8237. From Kyoto Station bus to Osaka Itami Airport, bus to Himeji, then train to Tottori. 5 h 22 min ¥7398. From Kyoto drive to Tottori. 2 h 44 min ¥3328.