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There are 3 ways to get from Kyoto to Yokkaichi by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Kintetsunagoya to Kintetsuyokkaichi Kintetsu Nagoya Exp / ...

¥5224 - ¥8255

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Bus  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Gojo Keihan to Kintetsu Yokkaichi

¥2600

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Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Yokkaichi 97.6 km

¥1000 - ¥1600

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Yokkaichi is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Yokkaichi is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gojo Keihan and arriving at Kintetsu Yokkaichi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Yokkaichi. However, there are services departing from Marutamachi and arriving at Kintetsuyokkaichi via Kyoto and Kintetsunagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Kyoto and Yokkaichi is 79 km. The road distance is 97.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Yokkaichi without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs ¥5000 - ¥8500.

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It takes approximately 1h 28m to get from Kyoto to Yokkaichi, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Yokkaichi bus services, operated by Mie Kotsu, depart from Gojo Keihan station.

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Kyoto to Yokkaichi train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kyoto station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Yokkaichi is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs ¥5000 - ¥8500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2600 and takes 1h 38m.

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  • Distance: 78.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 28m

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Yokkaichi via Kyoto, Kyoto, Nagoya, and Kintetsunagoya in around 1h 28m. Alternatively, Mie Kotsu operates a bus from Gojo Keihan to Kintetsu Yokkaichi every 4 hours. Tickets cost ¥2600 and the journey takes 1h 38m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4400 - ¥6000
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥6500
Green seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Kintetsu Railways
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsunagoya to Kintetsuyokkaichi
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥620 - ¥660
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsunagoya to Kintetsuyokkaichi
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Mie Kotsu
Website
sanco.co.jp
Bus from Gojo Keihan to Kintetsu Yokkaichi
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2600
Schedules at
sanco.co.jp

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Kyoto to Yokkaichi bus services, operated by Mie Kotsu, arrive at Kintetsu Yokkaichi station.

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Kyoto to Yokkaichi train services, operated by Kintetsu Railways, arrive at Kintetsuyokkaichi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Yokkaichi is 98 km. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Kyoto to Yokkaichi.

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