There are 5 ways to get from Shiga to Kyoto by train, subway, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 9m
$1 - $3
4 alternative options
Train, subway • 21m
$4 - $5
Train, line 101 bus • 35m
Taxi • 14m
$35 - $50
Drive • 14m
$1 - $3
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Shiga to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥160 - ¥250 and takes 14m.
The quickest way to get from Shiga to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥190 - ¥280 and takes 9m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Otsu and arriving at Kyoto. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9m.
The distance between Shiga and Kyoto is 41 km. The road distance is 14.2 km.
The best way to get from Shiga to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 9m and costs ¥190 - ¥280.
The train from Otsu to Kyoto takes 9m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.
Shiga to Kyoto train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Otsu station.
Shiga to Kyoto train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Kyoto station.
Yes, the driving distance between Shiga to Kyoto is 14 km. It takes approximately 14m to drive from Shiga to Kyoto.
There are 2385+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at $53 USD per night.
What companies run services between Shiga, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?
Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Ōtsu to Kyoto every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 9m.
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.
Train from Otsu to Kyoto
- Ave. Duration
- Every 15 minutes
- Estimated price
- $1 - $3
- Schedules at
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