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

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Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Tsuruga 60.9 miles

$10 - $15

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

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Tsuruga without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs .

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

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Kyoto to Tsuruga train services, operated by Japan Railways Thunderbird, depart from Kyoto station.

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Kyoto to Tsuruga train services, operated by Japan Railways Thunderbird, arrive at Tsuruga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Tsuruga is 97 km. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Kyoto to Tsuruga.

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There are four+ hotels available in Tsuruga. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Tsuruga.
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  • Distance: 46.6 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Tsuruga
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com

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