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There are 8 ways to get from Nobeoka to Kyoto by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Kokura Ltd Exp Nichirin Seagaia / ...
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi

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Bus to Kumamoto, fly  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Nobeoka Departure to Aso Kumamoto Airport
  2. Fly from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Osaka Itami (ITM) KMJ - ITM

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Train via Ōita  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Oita
  2. Take the train from Oita to Kokura
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Kyoto

Bus  •  15h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Nobeoka IC to Chuodori
  2. Take the bus from Chuodori to Kyōto

Train, ferry, bus  •  17h 11m

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Usuki(Oita)
  2. Take the ferry from 臼杵港 to 八幡浜港
  3. Take the bus from Yawatahama-ko to Kyōto

Drive  •  9h 12m

  1. Drive from Nobeoka to Kyoto 785 km

Train to Miyazaki, fly  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Miyazaki Airport
  2. Fly from Miyazaki (KMI) to Osaka Itami (ITM) KMI - ITM

Train to Oita, fly  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Oita
  2. Fly from Oita (OIT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) OIT - ITM

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The cheapest way to get from Nobeoka to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥9000 - ¥14000 and takes 9h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Nobeoka to Kyoto is to train and fly which costs ¥11000 - ¥24000 and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nobeoka to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Nobeoka IC and arriving at Kyōto via Chuodori. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nobeoka to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Nobeoka and arriving at Marutamachi via Oita, Kokura and Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.

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The distance between Nobeoka and Kyoto is 465 km. The road distance is 785 km.

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The best way to get from Nobeoka to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs ¥18000 - ¥28000.

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It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from Nobeoka to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Nobeoka to Kyoto bus services, operated by Miyazaki Kotsu, depart from Nobeoka IC station.

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Nobeoka to Kyoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Nobeoka station.

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The best way to get from Nobeoka to Kyoto is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs ¥18000 - ¥28000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15h 9m.

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  • Distance: 464.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 38m

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

You can take a train from Nobeoka to Kyoto via Kokura, Kyoto, and Kyoto Station in around 6h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nobeoka to Kyoto via Chuodori in around 15h 9m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Miyazaki to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥32000
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥33000
Flights from Oita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥28000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Miyazaki to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥35000
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥30000
Flights from Oita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥31000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Oita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥28000
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥30000
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nobeoka to Kokura
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥9000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
Reserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Green Seat
¥9000 - ¥13000
Train from Nobeoka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4600
Reserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Green Seat
¥4700 - ¥6500
Train from Oita to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Reserved Seat
¥3600 - ¥5500
Green Seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Train from Nobeoka to Usuki(Oita)
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥3700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500
Reserved Seat
¥2600 - ¥3700
Green Seat
¥3500 - ¥4800
Train from Nobeoka to Miyazaki Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥3800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3600
Reserved Seat
¥2700 - ¥3800
Green Seat
¥3600 - ¥4900
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 Kokura to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥18000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Reserved seat
¥14000 - ¥18000
Green seat
¥18000 - ¥24000
Bus operators
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Nobeoka IC to Chuodori
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
miyakoh.j-server.com
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Chuodori to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥10300
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Yawatahama-ko to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥8400
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Nobeoka Departure to Aso Kumamoto Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥4800
Schedules at
kyushubusbooking.com
Ferry operators
Uwajima Ferry
Website
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Ferry from 臼杵港 to 八幡浜港
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥4500
Schedules at
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Second Class
¥2475
Car (3-4m long)
¥9695
First Class
¥4450
Car (4-5m long)
¥11744

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The quickest flight from Miyazaki Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Nobeoka to Kyoto bus services, operated by Kintetsu Bus, arrive at Kyōto station.

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Nobeoka to Kyoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kyoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nobeoka to Kyoto is 785 km. It takes approximately 9h 12m to drive from Nobeoka to Kyoto.

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

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