There are 2 ways to get from Kyoto to Tsuruga by train or car

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tsuruga Ltd Exp Thunderbird

$28 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Tsuruga 60.9 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Tsuruga is to drive which costs ¥1100 - ¥1700 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Tsuruga is to train which costs ¥3100 - ¥3400 and takes 52 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Tsuruga is 75 km. The road distance is 97.4 km.

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The train from Kyoto to Tsuruga takes 52 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kyoto and arriving at Tsuruga. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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

Japan Railways Thunderbird operates a train from Kyoto to Tsuruga hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $30 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Train from Kyoto to Tsuruga
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$28 - $30
Schedules at

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