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There are 7 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University by train, bus, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train via Osaka  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Tengachaya Nankai Airport Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Kitahama(Osaka) to Demachiyanagi Keihan Main Ltd Exp / ...

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Bus, train  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Temmabashi Station
  2. Take the train from Temmabashi to Demachiyanagi Keihan Main Ltd Exp / ...

Bus, line 100 bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyōto
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Kyoto Station to Ginkakuji-michi 100

Train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Kyobashi(Osaka) Jr Kansai Airport Rapid Service
  2. Take the train from Kyobashi(Osaka) to Demachiyanagi Keihan Main Ltd Exp / ...

Drive  •  1h 23m

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University 108.2 km

Shuttle  •  1h 23m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Osaka Kansai Airport to Kyoto University

Towncar  •  1h 23m

  1. Take a town car from Osaka Kansai Airport to Kyoto University 108.2 km
Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) → Kyoto University
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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University is to train via Osaka which costs ¥1200 - ¥1600 and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1900 and takes 1h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Ginkakuji-michi via Kyoto Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Demachiyanagi via Tengachaya and Kitahama(Osaka). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Kyoto University is 82 km. The road distance is 108.2 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University without a car is to train via Osaka which takes 2h 12m and costs ¥1200 - ¥1600.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University, including transfers.

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

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University train services, operated by Nankai Railways, depart from Kansai Airport station.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University is to train via Osaka which takes 2h 12m and costs ¥1200 - ¥1600. Alternatively, you can bus and line 100 bus, which costs ¥2600 - ¥2900 and takes 2h 27m.

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  • Distance: 82 km
  • Duration: 2h 12m

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

You can take a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University via Tengachaya, Tengachaya, Kitahama(Osaka), Kitahama(Osaka), and Demachiyanagi in around 2h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University via Kyoto Station and Ginkakuji-michi in around 2h 27m.

Train operators
Nankai Railways
Website
howto-osaka.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Tengachaya
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keihan Railways
Website
keihan.co.jp
Train from Kitahama(Osaka) to Demachiyanagi
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥420 - ¥600
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Temmabashi to Demachiyanagi
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥420 - ¥600
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyobashi(Osaka) to Demachiyanagi
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥410 - ¥550
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Kyobashi(Osaka)
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise
Phone
087-881-8419
Website
kate.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Temmabashi Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1900
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥2600
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Raku bus
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Ginkakuji-michi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥230
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Osaka Kansai Airport to Kyoto University
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥48000
Towncar from Osaka Kansai Airport to Kyoto University
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥40000

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University bus services, operated by Raku bus, arrive at Ginkakuji-michi station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University train services, operated by Keihan Railways, arrive at Demachiyanagi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University is 108 km. It takes approximately 1h 23m to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kyoto University.

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