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There are 8 ways to get from Kyoto to Yamanashi by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Shin-Yokohama  •  5h 9m

  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 - $182

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Night bus  •  12h 42m

  1. Take the night bus from Kyōto Station to Fuji-Q Highland

$57 - $98

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Train  •  8h 21m

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

$107 - $151

Bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Kōfu Station

$73 - $78

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Yamanashi 245.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda, train, bus  •  7h 12m

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

$121 - $374

Train to Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  8h 7m

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

$124 - $343

Fly Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita, train  •  8h 47m

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (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

$164 - $512

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Yamanashi. However, there are services departing from Kyōto and arriving at 下栗原 via 甲府駅バスターミナル(5番) and 山梨学院大学. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 39m.

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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 5h 9m and costs ¥15000 - ¥21000.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from Kyoto to Yamanashi, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Yamanashi is to train which takes 5h 9m and costs ¥15000 - ¥21000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥8000 - ¥9000 and takes 8h 39m.

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

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Kyoto to Yamanashi bus services, operated by Kintetsu Bus, arrive at Kōfu Station.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Yamanashi.
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  • Distance: 172.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 9m

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Yamanashi via Kyoto, Kyoto, Shin-Yokohama, Hachioji, and Yamanashishi in around 5h 9m. Alternatively, Kintetsu Bus operates a bus from Kyoto to Yamanashi twice daily. Tickets cost $70 and the journey takes 6h 39m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita via Niigata
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $280
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda via Izumo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Yokohama
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 15 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
2h 11m
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
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Yokohama to Hachioji
Ave. Duration
48m
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
56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shizuoka to Kofu
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinjuku(Jr) to Enzan
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Kōfu Station
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Night bus from Kyōto Station to Fuji-Q Highland
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Yamanashi Transportation Group
Website
yamanashikotsu.co.jp
Bus from 塩山駅南口(1番) to 下栗原
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
yamanashikotsu.co.jp

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

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

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There are 243+ hotels available in Yamanashi. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Itami Airport is to bus which takes 50m and costs ¥1100 - ¥1600.

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