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.

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Train via Shin-Yokohama  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Yokohama
  2. Take the train from Shin-Yokohama to Hachioji
  3. Take the train from Hachioji to Yamanashishi

$137 - $183

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Bus Fujikyu Bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Meitetsu Bus Centre
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Kawaguchiko

$63 - $83

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Train  •  8 h 6 min

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

$107 - $151

Bus Shizutetsu Justline  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Mimatsu
  2. Take the bus from Mimatsu to Kōfu Station

$88 - $92

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 37 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
  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

$117 - $370

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  8 h 9 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 - $343

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  7 h 57 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

$139 - $346

Fly Osaka to Tokyo Narita, train  •  9 h 21 min

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

$160 - $509

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Yamanashi. However, there are services departing from Kyōto and arriving at 下栗原 via Meitetsu Bus Centre, 河口湖駅(5番) and 鵜飼山. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 6 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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The best way to get from Kyoto to Yamanashi without a car is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Kyoto to Yamanashi, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Yamanashi bus services, operated by Meitetsu Bus, depart from Kyōto station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Yamanashi is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kyoto to Yamanashi bus services, operated by Fujikyu Bus, arrive at Kawaguchiko station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Yamanashi is 393 km. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Kyoto to Yamanashi.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Yamanashi.
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  • Distance: 172.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Yamanashi via Kyoto, Shin-Yokohama, Hachioji, and Yamanashishi in around 5 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kyoto to Yamanashi via Meitetsu Bus Centre, Kawaguchiko, 河口湖駅(5番), and 鵜飼山 in around 10 h 6 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita via Oita
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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 Shin-Yokohama
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $130
Reserved seat
$100 - $130
Green seat
$130 - $180
Train from Kyoto to Shizuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 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 Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
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
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Yokohama to Hachioji
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hachioji to Yamanashishi
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
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 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Meitetsu Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
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
$30 - $45
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Shizutetsu Justline
Website
justline.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Mimatsu
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
justline.co.jp
Bus from Mimatsu to Kōfu Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
justline.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
$2 - $5
Schedules at
yamanashikotsu.co.jp

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