There are 4 ways to get from Sannomiya-eki to Kyoto by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$26 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Kobe Sannomiya Station to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate

$19 - $25

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sannomiya-eki to Kyoto 45.7 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Sannomiya-eki to Kyoto 45.7 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sannomiya-eki to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥850 - ¥1300 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sannomiya-eki to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥3000 - ¥4500 and takes 51 min.

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The distance between Sannomiya-eki and Kyoto is 63 km. The road distance is 73.1 km.

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The train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sannomiya-eki station to Kyoto station. However, there are services departing from Kobe Sannomiya Station and arriving at Kyoto Station Hachijou gate via Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Kyoto. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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What companies run services between Sannomiya-eki, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Sannomiya-eki to Kyoto every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sannomiya-eki to Kyoto via Osaka Itami Airport in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kobe Sannomiya Station to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Sannomiya-eki to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Kobe Sogo Taxi
Phone
+81 78-451-0818
Website
kobesogo.co.jp
Kobe MK Taxi
Phone
+81 78-303-6001
Website
mk-group.co.jp

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