There are 4 ways to get from Universal Studios Japan to Kyoto by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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

Subway, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the subway from Osakako to Hommachi
  2. Take the subway from Hommachi to Shin-Osaka
  3. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto

$25 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Universal Studios to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate

$15 - $22

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Universal Studios Japan to Kyoto 37.2 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Universal Studios Japan to Kyoto 37.2 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Universal Studios Japan to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥700 - ¥1100 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Universal Studios Japan to Kyoto is to taxi which costs ¥19000 - ¥24000 and takes 52 min.

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The distance between Universal Studios Japan and Kyoto is 49 km. The road distance is 59.6 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Universal Studios Japan to Kyoto, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Universal Studios Japan to Kyoto station. However, there are services departing from Universal Studios and arriving at Kyoto Station Hachijou gate via Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Universal Studios Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

You can take a bus from Universal Studios Japan to Kyoto via Universal Studios and Osaka Itami Airport in around 1 h 51 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Universal Studios to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Universal Studios Japan to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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