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There are 8 ways to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami  •  3h 20m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM

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Bus  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 No.6 Bus Stop to Tokyo Station
  2. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi

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Fly Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  3h 34m

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

Train, train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Itami  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Nippori-eki
  2. Take the train from Nippori to Hamamatsucho
  3. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM

Train, train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Kobe  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Nippori-eki
  2. Take the train from Nippori to Hamamatsucho
  3. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  4. Take the train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu) to Juso
  5. Take the train from Juso to Kyoto-Kawaramachi

Train  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Tokyo station
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

Night bus  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the night bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Kyōto

Drive  •  5h 43m

  1. Drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University 527.2 km
Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) → Kyoto University
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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 and takes 5h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University is to fly which costs ¥19000 - ¥55000 and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University. However, there are services departing from Narita Airport Terminal 2 No.6 Bus Stop and arriving at Ginkakuji-michi via Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit and Kyoto Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 46m.

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The distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) and Kyoto University is 426 km. The road distance is 527.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University without a car is to train which takes 4h and costs ¥14000 - ¥22000.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University, including transfers.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University bus services, operated by Airport Bus TYO-NRT, depart from Narita Airport Terminal 2 No.6 Bus Stop station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University is to fly which takes 3h 20m and costs ¥19000 - ¥55000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥14000 - ¥22000 and takes 4h, you could also bus, which costs ¥5000 - ¥10000 and takes 10h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, arrive at Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University.
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  • Distance: 425.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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

Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways fly from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University via Tokyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Imadegawa, Karasuma Imadegawa, and Hyakumanben in around 4h.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥60000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥26000 - ¥80000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥30000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥42000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥55000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥65000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥29000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami via Izumo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥29000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥30000
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.

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 Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥16000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥11000 - ¥15000
Reserved seat
¥12000 - ¥16000
Green seat
¥16000 - ¥22000
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Nippori-eki
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥2520
Website
https://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/
Book at
https://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/tetudou/skyliner/e-ticket/en/
Keisei Railways
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Nippori-eki
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥1200
Schedules at
keisei.co.jp
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu) to Juso
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥320 - ¥380
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Juso to Kyoto-Kawaramachi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥410 - ¥490
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Narita Express (N'EX)
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Tokyo station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥4700
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Book at
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/pass/nex.html
Reserved Seat
¥2800 - ¥3300
Green Seat (First Class)
¥4200 - ¥4700
Bus operators
Airport Bus TYO-NRT
Phone
03-3844-1950
Website
tyo-nrt.com
Bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 No.6 Bus Stop to Tokyo Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1300
Schedules at
tyo-nrt.com
JR Bus Kanto
Phone
03-3844-0489
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥8000
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥11000
Schedules at
nankaibus.jp
Book at
willerexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University is 527 km. It takes approximately 5h 43m to drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kyoto University.

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

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