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There are 9 ways to get from Kyoto to Yamagata by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Yamagata Shinkansen Tsubasa

$177 - $252

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Night bus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyoto to Yamagata Yamako Bldg

$90 - $120

7 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyōto to Sendai Station
  2. Take the bus from Sendai to Yamagata Kencho-mae

$121 - $124

Drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Yamagata 430 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Osaka Itami, fly to Yamagata  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
  2. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Yamagata (GAJ) ITM - GAJ

$134 - $667

Train to Osaka Itami, fly to Sendai, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
  2. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Sendai (SDJ) ITM - SDJ
  3. Take the bus from Sendai to Yamagata Kencho-mae

$99 - $628

Train to Nagoya Airfield, fly to Yamagata  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya Airfield (NKM) to Yamagata (GAJ) NKM - GAJ

$170 - $465

Train to Chūbu Centrair, fly to Sendai, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Sendai (SDJ) NGO - SDJ
  3. Take the bus from Sendai to Yamagata Kencho-mae

$256 - $484

Train to Kobe, fly to Sendai, bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
  2. Fly from Kobe (UKB) to Sendai (SDJ) UKB - SDJ
  3. Take the bus from Sendai to Yamagata Kencho-mae

$151 - $441

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Yamagata is to drive which costs ¥8000 - ¥12000 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Yamagata is to train and fly which costs ¥19000 - ¥55000 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Kyoto and arriving at Yamagata Yamako Bldg. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 39 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Yamagata is 545 km. The road distance is 688.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Yamagata without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs ¥20000 - ¥29000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Kyoto to Yamagata, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Yamagata bus services, operated by Yamako Bus, depart from Kyoto station.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Itami Airport to Yamagata Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Kyoto to Yamagata bus services, operated by Yamako Bus, arrive at Yamagata Yamako Bldg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Yamagata is 688 km. It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to drive from Kyoto to Yamagata.

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  • Distance: 340.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Yamagata via Kyoto and Tokyo in around 6 h 18 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Osaka Itami to Yamagata via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $410
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya Airfield to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Tokyo to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Night bus from Kyoto to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Sendai to Yamagata Kencho-mae
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Kyōto to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$111
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Osaka Itami Airport to Yamagata Airport.

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