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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Tokyo  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Yamanashishi Ltd Exp Kaiji

$146 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Station to Meitetsu Nagoya
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Fujikyu-Highland

$70 - $76

7 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shizuoka Shinkansen Hikari
  2. Take the train from Shizuoka to Kofu Ltd Exp Fujikawa

$105 - $146

Train, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Kawaguchiko

$86 - $108

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Yamanashi 245.7 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Osaka, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train, bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Osaka
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND
  3. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Enzan
  4. Take the bus from 塩山駅南口(1番) to 下栗原

$138 - $400

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
  2. Fly from Osaka Kobe (UKB) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) UKB - HND
  3. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Enzan

$124 - $341

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) NGO - HND
  3. Take the train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Enzan
  4. Take the bus from 塩山駅南口(1番) to 下栗原

$142 - $345

Fly Osaka to Tokyo Narita, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) ITM - NRT
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Enzan

$180 - $535

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Yamanashi is to drive which costs ¥4600 - ¥7000 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Yamanashi is to drive which costs ¥4600 - ¥7000 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Yamanashi is 277 km. The road distance is 393.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Kyoto to Yamanashi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto station to Yamanashi. However, there are services departing from Kyoto Station and arriving at 下栗原 via Meitetsu Nagoya, 富士急ハイランド(1番) and 鵜飼山. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Yamanashi via Tokyo and Yamanashishi in around 5 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kyoto to Yamanashi via Meitetsu Nagoya, Fujikyu-Highland, 富士急ハイランド(1番), and 鵜飼山 in around 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda via Izumo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Kyoto to Shizuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $95
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$21 - $29
Reserved seat
$27 - $35
Green seat
$30 - $45
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $55
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Yamanashishi
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shizuoka to Kofu
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Enzan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Enzan
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Kawaguchiko
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Meitetsu Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Fujikyu-Highland
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Yamanashi Transportation Group
Website
yamanashikotsu.co.jp
Bus from 塩山駅南口(1番) to 下栗原
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
yamanashikotsu.co.jp

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