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There are 3 ways to get from Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  27 min

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

¥3000 - ¥4800

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Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto 73.6 km

¥26000 - ¥32000

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto 73.6 km

¥800 - ¥1200

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The cheapest way to get from Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥800 - ¥1200 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥3000 - ¥4800 and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Kyoto. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Shin-Kobe Station and Kyoto is 62 km. The road distance is 73.6 km.

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The best way to get from Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs ¥3000 - ¥4800.

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The train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Kobe station.

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Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kyoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto is 74 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto.

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There are 3903+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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  • Distance: 61.6 km
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Shin-Kobe Station, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto every 20 minutes. Tickets cost ¥3000 - ¥4800 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3000 - ¥4100
Reserved seat
¥3900 - ¥4800
Green seat
¥4600 - ¥6500
Other operators
Taxi from Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
¥26000 - ¥32000
Kobe Sogo Taxi
Phone
+81 78-451-0808
Website
kobesogo.co.jp
Kobe MK Taxi
Phone
+81 78-303-6001
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Kamome Taxi
Phone
+81 78-381-7789
Website
kamometaxi.com

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