Travel from Kyoto to Tsukuba

Bus or train from Kyoto to Tsukuba?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Tsukuba every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Kyoto Subway operates a bus from Kyoto to Tsukuba every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 13 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Kyoto to Tsukuba

ModeDurationPrice
From Kyoto train to Shinagawa, train to Akihabara, then train to Tsukuba.3 h 35 min¥13914
From Karasumaoike subway to Takeda(Kyoto), walk to Kyoto Fukakusa, bus to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit, then bus to Tsukuba Center.10 h 41 min¥7570
From Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station night bus to Shinjuku(New Line/Toei), subway to Shin-Okachimachi, then train to Tsukuba.10 h 7 min¥7547
From Kyoto drive to Tsukuba.5 h 41 min¥7484
From Karasuma train to Juso, train to Osaka airport, fly to Tokyo Haneda airport, Monorail to Hamamatsucho, train to Akihabara, then train to Tsukuba.4 h 47 min¥14860
From Kyoto train to Shin-Kobe Station, bus to Sannomiya(Port Liner), train to Osaka Kobe airport, fly to Ibaraki airport, then taxi to Tsukuba.4 h 9 min¥30649
From Kyoto train to Shin-Kobe Station, bus to Sannomiya(Port Liner), train to Osaka Kobe airport, fly to Tokyo Haneda airport, Monorail to Hamamatsucho, train to Akihabara, then train to Tsukuba.5 h 19 min¥16613
From Karasuma train to Juso, train to Osaka airport, fly to Tokyo Narita airport, train to Higashi-Matsudo, train to Minami-Nagareyama, then train to Tsukuba.5 h 20 min¥20275
From Kyoto train to Nagoya, walk to Meitetsunagoya, train to Nagoya airport, fly to Tokyo Narita airport, train to Higashi-Matsudo, train to Minami-Nagareyama, then train to Tsukuba.5 h 51 min¥22783

How long does it take to get from Kyoto to Tsukuba?

It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Kyoto to Tsukuba.

Operators from Kyoto to Tsukuba

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Japan Railways ShinkansenJapan Railways Shinkansen
Japan Railways (JR)Japan Railways (JR)
Tsukuba ExpressTsukuba Express
Kyoto SubwayKyoto Subway
JR East GroupJR East Group
JR Bus KantoJR Bus Kanto
Willer TravelWiller Travel
Toei SubwayToei Subway
Hankyu RailwaysHankyu Railways
Japan AirlinesJapan Airlines
All Nippon AirwaysAll Nippon Airways
Tokyo MonorailTokyo Monorail
Kobe City Loop+81783042226Kobe City Loop
Port LinerPort Liner
Skymark AirlinesSkymark Airlines
JetStar JapanJetStar Japan
Ibex AirlinesIbex Airlines
Keisei RailwaysKeisei Railways
Meitetsu RailwaysMeitetsu Railways
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      • One-Way approx: USD $105 - $143
      • Duration: 3 h 35 min
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      6 Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Ibaraki
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      9 Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Narita, train
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