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There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami, train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM
  2. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$111 - $436

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Night bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Kyōto

$71

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Fly Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) NRT - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$109 - $335

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Shinagawa
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM
  3. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$105 - $349

Train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo Ltd Exp Narita Express
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$124 - $168

Bus  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Saitama-Shintoshin Station
  2. Take the bus from さいたま新都心駅東口 to 京都駅八条口 [Highway Bus] Silk Liner

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto 333.9 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto is to fly and train which costs ¥12000 - ¥50000 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto. However, there are services departing from Tokyo Narita Airport and arriving at 京都駅八条口 via さいたま新都心駅東口. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 18 min.

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The distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) and Kyoto is 428 km. The road distance is 534.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs ¥14000 - ¥19000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto bus services, operated by Keisei bus, depart from Tokyo Narita Airport station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs ¥14000 - ¥19000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto bus services, operated by 日本中央バス株式会社, arrive at 京都駅八条口 station.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 267.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT), Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

You can take a train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto via Tokyo, Kyoto, and Kyoto in around 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto via Saitama-Shintoshin Station and さいたま新都心駅東口 in around 10 h 18 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair via Niigata
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Train operators
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Narita Express (N'EX)
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Book at
eki-net.com
Reserved Seat
$23 - $27
Green Seat (First Class)
$34 - $38
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Book at
eki-net.com
Reserved Seat
$22 - $26
Green Seat (First Class)
$32 - $35
Bus operators
Keisei bus
Website
keiseibus.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Saitama-Shintoshin Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
honyaku.j-server.com
日本中央バス株式会社
Website
ncbbus.co.jp
Bus from さいたま新都心駅東口 to 京都駅八条口
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ncbbus.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Tokyo Narita Airport to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto is 534 km. It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto.

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Ibex Airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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There are 2253+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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