There are 5 ways to get from Tenri to Kyoto by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Tenri to Hirahata
  2. Take the train from Hirahata to Takeda(Kyoto)
  3. Take the subway from Takeda(Kyoto) to Marutamachi

$9 - $12

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Nara to Kyoto JR Nara Local / ...

$11 - $15

Bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Tenri to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyōto

$39 - $42

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tenri to Kyoto 34.3 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Tenri to Kyoto 34.3 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tenri to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Tenri and arriving at Kyōto via Kansai Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Tenri and Kyoto is 49 km. The road distance is 54.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tenri to Kyoto without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Tenri to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Tenri to Kyoto bus services, operated by Nara Kotsu, depart from Tenri station.

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The best way to get from Tenri to Kyoto is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 46 min.

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Tenri to Kyoto bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Kyōto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tenri to Kyoto is 55 km. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Tenri to Kyoto.

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There are 2163+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tenri to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between Tenri, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Tenri to Kyoto every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tenri to Kyoto via Kansai Airport Terminal 1 in around 2 h 46 min.

Train operators
Kintetsu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tenri to Hirahata
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hirahata to Takeda(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kyoto Subway
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Subway from Takeda(Kyoto) to Marutamachi
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nara to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Bus from Tenri to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Tenri to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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