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There are 8 ways to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto by train, night 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  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$110 - $153

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Night bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the night bus from Keisei Narita Station to Kyōto

$71

6 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 39m

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

$55 - $85

Fly Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami, train  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM
  2. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$107 - $442

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Narita to Chiba
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM
  3. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$97 - $342

Fly Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  4h 11m

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

$109 - $339

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Kobe, train  •  5h 51m

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

$104 - $316

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  5h 30m

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

$119 - $319

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The cheapest way to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto is to fly and train which costs ¥12000 - ¥50000 and takes 3h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Narita (Station) station to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Keisei Narita Station and arriving at Horikawa Marutamachi via Kyoto Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 23m.

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The distance between Narita (Station) and Kyoto is 422 km. The road distance is 528.3 km.

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The best way to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs ¥12000 - ¥18000.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Narita (Station) to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Narita (Station) to Kyoto bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, arrive at Keisei Narita Station.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Narita (Station) to Kyoto bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, arrive at Kyōto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Narita (Station) to Kyoto is 528 km. It takes approximately 5h 39m to drive from Narita (Station) to Kyoto.

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  • Distance: 263.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Narita (Station) to Kyoto every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 2h 17m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair via Niigata
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Narita to Chiba
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Keisei Narita Station to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Ibex Airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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