Directions from Shanghai to Kyoto

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Recommended option

Fly to Osaka Kansai, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. PVG - KIX

$125 - $324

7 alternative options

Fly to Osaka  •  8 h 14 min

  1. PVG - ITM

$175 - $818

Fly to Nagoya, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. PVG - NGO

$125 - $617

Fly to Komatsu, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. PVG - KMQ

$291 - $965

Fly to Okayama, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. PVG - OKJ

$251 - $631

Fly to Takamatsu, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. PVG - TAK

$211 - $515

Car ferry, taxi  •  46 h 53 min

$404 - $444

Car ferry, train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Hankyu Kyoto Ltd Exp

$191 - $240

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Kyoto is 1395 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Kyoto is to fly and train which costs ¥800 - ¥2100 and takes 6 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Kyoto is to fly and train which takes 6 h 25 min and costs ¥800 - ¥4000.

It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Shanghai to Kyoto, including transfers.

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Kyoto, Japan?

Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and two other airlines fly from Shanghai to Kyoto hourly.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka Kansai via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Niigata
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Takamatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka via Sendai
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Takamatsu
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nagoya via Seoul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Komatsu to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49 - $53
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Juso to Karasuma
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Ferry operators
Shanghai Ferry Company
Website
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Shanghai Port to Osaka Port
Ave. Duration
46 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$204
Schedules at
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
Xin Jian Zhen
Website
shinganjin.com
Car ferry from Shanghai to Kobe Port Terminal
Ave. Duration
47 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Schedules at
shinganjin.com
2nd Class B
$182
1st Class
$228
Special Class
$365
VIP
$911
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp

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