There are 8 ways to get from Shinjuku to Kyoto by train, night bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi

$92 - $133

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  10 h 17 min

$59

6 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. 287.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. HND - ITM

$89 - $330

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. HND - UKB

$91 - $296

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. HND - NGO

$104 - $299

Subway, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. NRT - ITM

$131 - $464

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. HND - KMQ

$135 - $366

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shinjuku and Kyoto is 366 km. The road distance is 460 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Kyoto is to night bus which costs ¥6530 - ¥6560 and takes 10 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Kyoto is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

No, there is no direct train from Shinjuku to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Shin-Okubo and arriving at Kyoto via Shinagawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Shinjuku to Kyoto, including transfers.

What companies run services between Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Shinjuku to Kyoto every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Komatsu to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49 - $52
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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