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There are 4 ways to get from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto by train, night train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Yodoyabashi to Demachiyanagi Keihan Main Ltd Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Demachiyanagi to Kurama Eizan Electric Railway Kurama

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Night train, line 101 bus, line 102 bus, train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the night train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Kyoto Station to Horikawa Imadegawa 101
  3. Take the line 102 bus from Horikawa Imadegawa to Demachiyanagi 102
  4. Take the train from Demachiyanagi to Kurama

$10 - $17

Taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto 44.1 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto 44.1 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto is to train which costs ¥800 - ¥1100 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto is to taxi which costs ¥23000 - ¥28000 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Yodoyabashi and arriving at Kurama via Demachiyanagi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Kurama Onsen, Kyoto is 54 km. The road distance is 70.6 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs ¥800 - ¥1100.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto, including transfers.

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Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto train services, operated by Keihan Railways, depart from Yodoyabashi station.

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Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Kurama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto is 71 km. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto.

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There are 2194+ hotels available in Kurama Onsen, Kyoto. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 33.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Kurama Onsen, Kyoto, Japan?

You can take a train from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto via Demachiyanagi and Kurama in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Keihan Railways
Website
keihan.co.jp
Train from Yodoyabashi to Demachiyanagi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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 Demachiyanagi to Kurama
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Night train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Raku bus
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Horikawa Imadegawa
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Horikawa Imadegawa to Demachiyanagi
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka to Kurama Onsen, Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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