There are 5 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyōto

$21 - $24

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Bus, train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Moriguchi Station
  2. Take the train from Moriguchishi to Jingu-Marutamachi Keihan Main/Nakanoshima Local / ...

$20 - $22

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Kyoto Ltd Exp Haruka

$28 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto 64.7 miles

$10 - $16

Fly  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Osaka (ITM) KIX - ITM

$68 - $390

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Kyōto. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Kyoto is 80 km. The road distance is 103.5 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 28 min and costs .

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The bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyōto takes 1 h 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, depart from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 station.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto is to bus which takes 1 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 32 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Osaka Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Kyōto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto is 103 km. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto.

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Star Flyer, JetStar Japan, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Osaka Airport.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 50.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

OKK Airport Bus operates a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $31 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Train operators
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Keihan Bus
Phone
077-531-2121
Website
keihanbus.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Moriguchi Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
kate.co.jp

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