Travel from Seoul to Kyoto

How to get from Seoul to Kyoto?

There is no direct connection from Seoul to Kyoto. However, you can take the train to Seoul Gimpo airport, fly to Osaka Kansai, take the train to Kyoto, then take the subway to Kyoto. Alternatively, you can take the train to Seoul airport, fly to Osaka, take the train to Juso, then take the train to Kyoto.

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How to get from Seoul to Kyoto

ModeDurationPrice
From Seoul Station train to Seoul Gimpo airport, fly to Osaka Kansai airport, train to Kyoto, then subway to Kyoto.6 h 6 min$253
From Gongdeok train to Seoul airport, fly to Osaka airport, train to Juso, then train to Kyoto.7 h 23 min$341
From Seoul Station train to Seoul Gimpo airport, fly to Osaka airport, train to Juso, then train to Kyoto.7 h 49 min$498
From Gongdeok train to Seoul airport, fly to Nagoya airport, train to Meitetsunagoya, walk to Nagoya, train to Kyoto, then subway to Kyoto.6 h 44 min$258
From Gongdeok train to Seoul airport, fly to Okayama airport, taxi to Okayama, train to Kyoto, then subway to Kyoto.6 h 16 min$376
From Seoul Station train to Busan Station, walk to Busan, ferry to Fukuoka, taxi to Hakata, train to Kyoto, then subway to Marutamachi.10 h 30 min$341
From Seoul Express Bus Terminal bus to Dongdaegu Station, train to Busan Station, walk to Busan, ferry to Fukuoka, taxi to Hakata, then train to Kyoto.12 h 10 min$325
From Seoul Station train to Busan Station, walk to Busan Int'l port, car ferry to Osaka, taxi to Suminoekoen, subway to Nishiumeda, walk to Umeda(Hankyu), then train to Omiya(Kyoto).24 h 45 min$315
From Euljiro 3-ga Station subway to Suseo Station, walk to Suseo SRT, train to Busan Station, walk to Busan, ferry to Osaka, taxi to Taisho(Osaka), subway to Kyobashi(Osaka), then train to Jingu-Marutamachi.25 h 27 min$529
From Seoul drive to Busan, ferry to Fukuoka, then drive to Kyoto.14 h 39 min$262

How long does it take to get from Seoul to Kyoto?

It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Seoul to Kyoto, including transfers.

Operators from Seoul to Kyoto

OperatorPhoneWebsite
AREX+82 1599-7788AREX
Jeju AirJeju Air
Asiana AirlinesAsiana Airlines
Korean AirKorean Air
Air BusanAir Busan
Japan Railways Limited ExpressJapan Railways Limited Express
Kyoto SubwayKyoto Subway
Japan AirlinesJapan Airlines
All Nippon AirwaysAll Nippon Airways
Ibex AirlinesIbex Airlines
T'way AirT'way Air
Jin AirJin Air
Eastar JetEastar Jet
Hankyu RailwaysHankyu Railways
Star FlyerStar Flyer
JetStar JapanJetStar Japan
Meitetsu RailwaysMeitetsu Railways
Japan Railways ShinkansenJapan Railways Shinkansen
Korail(82) 1544-7788 + 7Korail
JRbeetleJRbeetle
Ko BusKo Bus
PanStarPanStar
Osaka SubwayOsaka Subway
Seoul Metro(+82) 1577-5678Seoul Metro
Suseo High Speed RailwaySuseo High Speed Railway
PanstarPanstar
Keihan RailwaysKeihan Railways