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There are 8 ways to get from Singapore to Kyoto by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly to Osaka Itami  •  13h 32m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Osaka Itami (ITM) SIN - ITM

¥21900 - ¥86260

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Fly to Osaka Kansai, train  •  11h 44m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Osaka Kansai (KIX) SIN - KIX
  2. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Kyoto

¥19080 - ¥74660

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Fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  11h 6m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) SIN - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

¥19430 - ¥35960

Fly to Kobe, train  •  13h 14m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Kobe (UKB) SIN - UKB
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Kyoto

¥25890 - ¥105210

Fly to Komatsu, train  •  15h 22m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Komatsu (KMQ) SIN - KMQ
  2. Take the train from Komatsu to Kyoto

¥24480 - ¥83460

Fly to Tokushima, bus, train  •  14h 17m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Tokushima (TKS) SIN - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

¥54480 - ¥106060

Fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  12h 25m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) SIN - HND
  2. Take the train from Shinagawa to Kyoto

¥37600 - ¥76960

Drive, car ferry  •  4 days 17h

  1. Drive from Singapore to Shanghai
  2. Take the car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
  3. Drive from Osaka International Ferry Terminal to Kyoto

¥94867 - ¥133158

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The cost-effective way to get from Singapore to Kyoto is to fly and train, which costs $240 - $450 and takes 11h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Kyoto is to fly and train which costs $240 - $450 and takes 11h 6m.

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The distance between Singapore and Kyoto is 4996 km.

It takes approximately 13h 32m to get from Singapore to Kyoto, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Osaka Itami Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 35m and has one stopover.

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Kyoto is 1h ahead of Singapore. It is currently 11:16 AM in Singapore and 12:16 PM in Kyoto.

Jetstar Asia Airways, Singapore Airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Singapore Changi Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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

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  • Distance: 4996 km
  • Duration: 13h 32m

What companies run services between Singapore and Kyoto, Japan?

Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and five other airlines fly from Singapore to Kyoto hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥40000 - ¥160000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Itami via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥40000 - ¥110000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Itami via Fukuoka, Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥41000 - ¥110000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Itami via Chūbu Centrair, Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥42000 - ¥120000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Itami via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥85000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥85000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Kansai via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥130000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥85000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥120000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥130000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kobe via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥100000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥130000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Komatsu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥35000 - ¥95000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokushima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥140000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokushima via Fukuoka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥110000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥110000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥95000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥49000 - ¥100000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥49000 - ¥110000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Kansai via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥39000 - ¥80000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥75000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥80000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥42000 - ¥85000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokushima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥42000 - ¥90000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokushima via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥44000 - ¥95000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokushima via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥95000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥39000 - ¥80000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥85000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥85000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥130000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥110000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Kansai via Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥41000 - ¥100000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chūbu Centrair via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥40000 - ¥95000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Komatsu via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥45000 - ¥110000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥43000 - ¥110000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥46000 - ¥180000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kobe via Taiwan Taoyuan, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥120000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kobe via Okinawa, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥28000 - ¥110000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kobe via Okinawa, Shimojishima
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥110000
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Kansai via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥70000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Kansai via Clark International
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥70000
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Kansai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥70000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥75000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Kansai via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥100000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chūbu Centrair via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥48000 - ¥100000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Kansai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥40000 - ¥80000
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Osaka Kansai via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥36000 - ¥80000
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chūbu Centrair via Manila
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥28000
Solaseed Air
Website
solaseedair.jp
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kobe via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥100000
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Komatsu via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥35000 - ¥95000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Komatsu via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥90000
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Singapore Changi to Komatsu via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥75000
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Tokyo Haneda via Manila
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥26000 - ¥60000
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥4000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2700 - ¥3800
Reserved Seat
¥2800 - ¥4000
Green Seat
¥3800 - ¥5500
Train from Osaka to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥2300
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1500 - ¥2200
Reserved Seat
¥1600 - ¥2300
Green Seat
¥2000 - ¥2800
Train from Komatsu to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4800 - ¥7000
Reserved Seat
¥5000 - ¥7500
Green Seat
¥7000 - ¥10000
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4400 - ¥6000
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥6500
Green seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
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
Train from Shinagawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥16000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥11000 - ¥15000
Reserved seat
¥12000 - ¥16000
Green seat
¥16000 - ¥22000
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥1100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3600
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
Ferry operators
China-Japan International Ferry Co
Phone
06-6536-6541
Website
shinganjin.com
Car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
46h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥25000
Schedules at
shinganjin.com
2nd Class B
¥20000
1st Class
¥25000
Special Class
¥40000
VIP
¥100000
Shanghai Ferry Company
Website
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
47h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥25000
Schedules at
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
2nd Class B
¥20000
1st Class
¥25000
Special Class
¥40000
VIP
¥100000

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