There are 10 ways to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto 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  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi

$105 - $154

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Keisei-Narita to Nippori Keisei Main Ltd Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buster Shinjuku to Kyoto Fukakusa

$67 - $71

8 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Narita Airport Terminal 1 North Wing to Yokohama City Air Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Yokohama to Kyoto Station

$79 - $84

Drive  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Narita (Station) to Kyoto 330.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Tokyo Narita to Osaka, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka (ITM) NRT - ITM
  2. Take the train from Juso to Karasuma

$106 - $439

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Narita to Chiba
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM
  3. Take the train from Juso to Karasuma

$97 - $340

Fly Tokyo Narita to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Nagoya (NGO) NRT - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$109 - $333

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Narita to Chiba
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  3. Take the train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu) to Juso
  4. Take the train from Juso to Karasuma

$87 - $286

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Abiko(Chiba) to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB
  3. Take the train from Juso to Karasuma

$122 - $295

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Nagoya, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Narita to Chiba
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Nagoya (NGO) HND - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$120 - $314

What companies run services between Narita (Station), Chiba, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Narita (Station) to Kyoto every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Narita (Station) to Kyoto via Keisei-Narita, Narita Airport Terminal 1, Narita Airport Terminal 1 North Wing, Yokohama City Air Terminal, and Yokohama in around 10 h 37 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Ibaraki to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Keisei-Narita to Nippori
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Juso to Karasuma
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu) to Juso
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Narita to Chiba
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Abiko(Chiba) to Ishioka
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Buster Shinjuku to Kyoto Fukakusa
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Airport Limousine
Website
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Narita Airport Terminal 1 North Wing to Yokohama City Air Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $34
Schedules at
limousinebus.co.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Yokohama to Kyoto Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Narita (Station) to Kyoto?

The distance between Narita (Station) and Kyoto is 422 km. The road distance is 528 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto?

The cheapest way to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥9000 and takes 5 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto?

The quickest way to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto is to fly and train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥48000.

How long does it take to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto?

It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto, including transfers.